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October 30, 2013

Tonight Picks, Mischief Night Edition: Ghost Tours At Laurel Hill Cemetery, Terror Behind The Walls, Lobster Month At Route 6 And More

Tonight Picks, Mischief Night Edition: Ghost Tours At Laurel Hill Cemetery, Terror Behind The Walls, Lobster Month At Route 6 And More

The city is brimming with Halloween spirit as the celebration of spook quickly approaches. From ghost tours to haunted houses this evening is anything but scare-free. The night before Halloween calls for a creepy jaunt around Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls haunted house and an equally as creepy ghost walking tour around Laurel […]

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June 11, 2013

Broadway’s Rock Of Ages Steals The Spotlight With Much Loved ’80s Tunes This Weekend At The Merriam Theater, June 14-16

Broadway's Rock Of Ages Steals The Spotlight With Much Loved '80s Tunes This Weekend At The Merriam Theater, June 14-16

For one weekend, and one weekend only, Broadway’s Rock of Ages is slated to rock its way to the Merriam Theater. The lively performance takes the audience by storm with singalong-worthy tunes (enter Don’t Stop Believing, The Final Countdown and I Want To Know What Love Is) and an engaging story set in Los Angeles’ […]

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April 4, 2013

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Beer At The National Constitution Center, Sister Act At The Academy of Music, First Night Of The Cinedelphia Film Festival And More

Tonight Picks: Cheers To Beer At The National Constitution Center, Sister Act At The Academy of Music, First Night Of The Cinedelphia Film Festival And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Cheers To Beer Tasting Event […]

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March 19, 2013

The Hit Broadway Musical Sister Act Is Set To Take The Stage At The Academy Of Music April 2-7

The Hit Broadway Musical Sister Act Is Set To Take The Stage At The Academy Of Music April 2-7

The popular musical Sister Act arrives at the Academy of Music on Tuesday, April 2 and will be entertaining guests with its catchy songs until Sunday, April 7. Though a touring show, this performance has a few Philadelphia tie-ins: Sister Act is set in our fair city in 1973. Plus, Philly native Ta’Rea Campbell stars […]

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March 8, 2013

The Award-Winning Musical FELA! Is Making A Stop At The Merriam Theater, March 12-17

The Award-Winning Musical FELA! Is Making A Stop At The Merriam Theater, March 12-17

The hit Broadway musical, FELA! is coming to Philadelphia as part of the Kimmel Center’s current Broadway season. The show will debut at the Merriam Theater on Tuesday, March 12. This year’s cast includes former popstar, Michelle Williams, who was in the fierce musical trio, Destiny’s Child, alongside Beyonce. The three-time Tony Award-winning musical tells […]

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March 6, 2013

The Musical Comedy The Addams Family Brings Lunatic Laughter To The Academy of Music, Starting March 19

The Musical Comedy The Addams Family Brings Lunatic Laughter To The Academy of Music, Starting March 19

The Addams Family, a new musical comedy, brings a popular and sweet yet totally oddball crew to The Academy of Music , starting on March 19. Creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, the Addams’ are a one-of-a-kind family. In this playful production, their world is rocked when Wednesday Addams falls in love with a young […]

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November 14, 2012

Tony Award-Winning War Horse Rides Into The Academy Of Music November 20-December 2

Tony Award-Winning War Horse Rides Into The Academy Of Music November 20-December 2

The multiple Tony award-winning War Horse, a marvelously staged sentimental journey, gallops onto The Academy of Music stage for a two-week engagement beginning Tuesday, November 20. Inspired by the book that spurred Steven Spielberg to make a movie of the same name, this show raked in five 2011 Tony Awards, including Best Play. The acting, […]

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January 27, 2012

“Rain! A Tribute To The Beatles” Returns To Philadelphia For Eight Shows, January 31-February 5

"Rain! A Tribute To The Beatles" Returns To Philadelphia For Eight Shows, January 31-February 5

Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN! A Tribute To The Beatles, returns to Philadelphia at the Academy of Music for eight shows only from January 31 to February 5 as part of the Kimmel Center’s Broadway Season. As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!”, according to […]

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December 30, 2011

The Tony Award-Winning Musical Memphis Brings Rhythm And Blues To The Academy Of Music, January 17-22

The Tony Award-Winning Musical Memphis Brings Rhythm And Blues To The Academy Of Music, January 17-22

Toes will be tapping and souls will be stirred when Memphis hits the Academy of Music stage, January 17-22. The 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Best Original SCore, Best Book and Best Orchestrations is a rollicking blast of rhythm and blues tunes that you may find yourself humming on the way out. The […]

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December 19, 2011

The Kimmel Center’s Broadway Season Continues With The Wizard of Oz, On Stage December 27-28

The Kimmel Center's Broadway Season Continues With The Wizard of Oz, On Stage December 27-28

Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Toto, too, have all landed on Broad Street; and for a limited time, you can join them on their adventure down the yellow brick road. The Kimmel Center’s Broadway Season is bringing The Wizard of Oz to the Merriam Theater for two nights this holiday season. Based […]

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