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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Map300 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19102
  • Holiday
  • Theaters


Philadelphia’s premier arts center is home to the Philadelphia Orchestra & presents the Broadway Series at neighboring theaters.

KIDBIT: Check out the Building & Theater Tour, Art & Architecture Tour or the Academy of Music Tour for some family fun.

Accessibility Details

Open captioning at select performances of the Broadway series, call 215-893-1999 for dates. Assisted listening devices available; request upon arrival. For more info, visit: The center’s resident companies present family-friendly favorites with lowered house lights, adjusted sound and a designated quiet space. Don’t miss A Philly Pops Christmas, Dec. 5 at Verizon Hall; How the Grinch Stole Christmas performed by Broadway Philadelphia, Dec. 22, at the Merriam Theater; and George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, by the Pennsylvania Ballet Dec. 27 at the Academy of Music.

Cost Cutter

Free at the Kimmel series includes the monthly PNC Grow Up Great series on Saturday mornings each month.

Additional Information:

County: PA - Philadelphia
For SpecialKids: Assisted Listening/Open-Captioning/ASL
Wheelchair Accessible
Ages: All Ages/Families
Elementary School Age
Middle School & Teens
Offers Field Trips?: yes
Grades for Field Trips: 5
Parties: no

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