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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
+1 215-790-5800
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  • Excellent78%
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  • Average3%
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“verizon hall” (74 reviews)
“philly pops” (44 reviews)
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260 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102-5021
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11 - 20 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We went to hear Joe Biden speak. The seats were comfy and had a reasonable amount of space. The interior was especially beautiful too.

Thank shappy2
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

You know how, if you're 6' or taller, your knees are crushed up against the seat in front of you on an airplane? That's exactly how the seats at Kimmel Center are. Hope I never have to go there again.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Saw the Philly Pops here this weekend. This place never ceases to amaze me. There are no bad seats anywhere. Verizon Hall is spectacular to look at. The acoustics are amazing. Doesn't matter what the performance is - you will be blown away. An architectural...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The acoustics of the Kimmel Center were superb. We experienced the Philharmonic with both the full and partial orchestra. It is a concert hall that, truly, must be experienced!.

Thank KVM101
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We attended the Kimmel Center to see Renee Flemming. It’s such a romantic place, the interior is absolutely gorgoeous. Recommend getting there early as bottle necking happens with a crowd!

Thank Patty G
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Have been there many times ballet, opera, Christmas Nutcracker you will not be disappointed. Have also heard the Vienna boys choir. Take the children over the holidays they will always remember their visit there. I always get balcony seats. Beautiful building.

Thank MsBeth2016
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The main concert hall, Verizon Hall, is a beautiful structure architecturally imitating the curves of a violin in the balcony areas. The acoustics have been tweaked to yield wonderful sound. The Philadelphia Orchestra deserves its reputation as one of the world's best. It is under...More

Thank PeterAL10
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

So many young talents performed at this particular event. A beauty to experience a joyful occasion, especially given so much strife in our world. The concert hall itself provides spacious comfortable seats and excellent views of the stage.

Thank fisherdoc
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Philadelphia doesn't show up on many lists of US cities known for theater, but the city makes all sorts of shows very accessible right in center city. Kimmel is for Opera and Orchestral shows. I always love going to see the Philly Orchestra.

Thank Bapenj
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It was my wife’s and I first to attend a concert at the Kimmel center. It was fantastic the center it absolutely gorgeous and conductor of the Philly pops was just fantastic!!

Thank jeffwU2958ED
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mponente
3 November 2017|
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Response from pookala | Reviewed this property |
You're going to want to call the box office directly to get an answer to that question. Every subscription series differs... The Kimmel Center Box Office is open daily from 10am - 6pm. The Call Center is open daily from 9am... More
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apeksha
7 April 2017|
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Response from Randy G | Reviewed this property |
To be honest...with a show like WICKED, you would want a full view of the stage. Not sure what areas of the stage you won't be able to see. Go online, view seating chart to see which areas are blocked. Good luck... More
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Dreyfus01
26 December 2016|
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Response from lanxtonwashington | Reviewed this property |
The Kimmel Center Campus is an all inclusive venue that offers numerous cultural activities. Tickets can be purchased at many sites, but I suggest getting them directly from the Center. It is quite easy. Go on-line and see... More
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