Great venue. A real asset for Philly. Fine orchestra events and good to meet and greet people in the open area as you arrive. A tour of the entire place is also nice.
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is a rather new facility, clean, comfortable, and up to date. Its major auditorium has the inner shape of a bass or viola. It has a number of venues or various sizes, and presents plays, musicals, concerts, and operas. Its acoustics are great in all venues. Its refreshment facilities are surprisingly meager and... More
The shows and concerts here are amazing. Tickets can be expensive but worth it and sometimes last minute pricing or student discounts for younger patrons are available. The acoustics are as good as anywhere. What a place!
I tried to order tickets for Wicked at the box office. At the website, i was directed to a secondary seller. I ordered the tickets in January for the July 19th show. After many calls (i was told the tickets hadn't been released) i finally received the tickets 48 hours before the show. When i received the tickets, all four... More
We saw a musical in the Kimmel Center at the last minute. We purchased our tickets at the box office 3 hours before the play. This is a very old theater and has lots of column"s blocking your view, so make sure before buying your tickets this is not the case. Our seats were on the top balcony and it... More
Saw the play Wicked. The theater is a beautiful place to see a play. Acoustics were good. Visibility was good too.
We saw Steve Martin and his band. Excellent performance and the theater was beautiful. We were on the third tier behind the stage and the sound was somewhat muffled. A seat lower and in front of the speakers would have been better.
We saw Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. The show was excellent, but our first trip to the Kimmel will not be our last. Even though we did not have prime seats. We could see and hear perfectly. Getting in and out was actually far better than we had expected. We learned on leaving that a huge thunder storm... More
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