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Academy Of Music: Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Seats (approximate): 2500

Kimmel Center, Inc., a charitable, not-for-profit organization, owns, manages, supports and maintains The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center. Kimmel Center, Inc. also manages the Academy of Music, owned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Academy of Music serve as home to eight Resident Company performing arts organizations, including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, American Theater Arts for Youth, PHILADANCO, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Peter Nero and the Philly Pops®. Kimmel Cente r, Inc.'s mission also includes arts in education, community outreach and a rich diversity of programming through its Kimmel Center Presents and Cadillac Broadway at the Academy series of performances.


Productions Production Dates
Wicked - Munchkinland
Musical, Original
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Jul 26, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
Motown The Musical
Musical, Original, Drama
May 30, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Dirty Dancing
Musical, Original
May 16, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Cabaret
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Apr 04, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017
The King and I
Musical, Revival, Comedy,Drama
Mar 22, 2017 - Apr 02, 2017
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Play, Original
Music by Adrian Sutton; Written by Simon Stephens
Feb 28, 2017 - Mar 05, 2017
The Bodyguard
Musical, Original
Feb 21, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017
An American in Paris
Musical, Original
Nov 22, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016
If/Then
Musical, Original
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Jun 21, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Musical, Original
Mar 22, 2016 - Apr 03, 2016
The Sound of Music
Musical, Revival, Drama
Mar 15, 2016 - Mar 20, 2016
Pippin
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Feb 23, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Matilda The Musical
Musical, Original
Music by Tim Minchin; Book by Dennis Kelly; Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Nov 17, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015
The Lion King - Gazelle
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
May 20, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015
Dirty Dancing
Musical, Original
Mar 24, 2015 - Apr 05, 2015
The Illusionists
Special, Original, Magic
Music by Evan Jolly
Feb 24, 2015 - Mar 01, 2015
Motown The Musical
Musical, Original, Drama
Jan 06, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Musical, Original
Music by Richard Rodgers; New Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Nov 25, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
Newsies The Musical
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Oct 28, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
Evita - 2013
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Jun 17, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014
The Phantom of the Opera
Musical, Original, Drama
Mar 19, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Musical, Revival, Opera
Feb 18, 2014 - Feb 23, 2014
We Will Rock You
Musical, Original
Music by Queen; Story and Script by Ben Elton; Lyrics by Queen
Jan 14, 2014 - Jan 19, 2014
I Love Lucy
Play, Original, Comedy
Original Music Composer: Peitor Angell; Adapted for the Stage and with new material by Kim Flagg, Rick Sparks; Special Lyrics by Wayne Moore
Dec 26, 2013 - Dec 29, 2013
Flashdance The Musical
Musical, Original
Music by Robbie Roth; Book by Robert Cary, Tom Hedley; Lyrics by Robbie Roth, Robert Cary
Nov 19, 2013 - Nov 24, 2013
Once
Musical, Original, Romance
Oct 29, 2013 - Nov 10, 2013
Wicked - Emerald City
Musical, Original
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Jun 25, 2013 - Aug 04, 2013
Sister Act
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 02, 2013 - Apr 07, 2013
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Musical, Original
Feb 26, 2013 - Mar 03, 2013
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Jan 02, 2013 - Jan 13, 2013
War Horse
Play, Original, Drama
Songmaker: John Tams
Nov 20, 2012 - Dec 02, 2012
West Side Story
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Mar 27, 2012 - Apr 08, 2012
Fela!
Musical, Original
Additional music by Aaron Johnson, Jordan McLean; Music by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti; Book by Bill T. Jones, Jim Lewis; Additional lyrics by Jim Lewis; Lyrics by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti
Mar 20, 2012 - Mar 25, 2012
Memphis
Musical, Original
Music by David Bryan; Book by Joe DiPietro; Lyrics by David Bryan, Joe DiPietro
Jan 17, 2012 - Jan 22, 2012
Hair
Musical, Revival, Fantasy
Jan 03, 2012 - Jan 08, 2012
Billy Elliot The Musical
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Lee Hall; Lyrics by Lee Hall
Nov 14, 2011 - Nov 27, 2011
Next to Normal
Musical, Original
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Jun 21, 2011 - Jun 26, 2011
Mary Poppins
Musical, Original, Spectacle
Mar 25, 2011 - Apr 17, 2011
In the Heights
Musical, Original
Jan 18, 2011 - Jan 23, 2011
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Jan 04, 2011 - Jan 16, 2011
South Pacific
Musical, Revival, Drama
Nov 23, 2010 - Nov 28, 2010
Dreamgirls
Musical, Revival
Music by Henry Krieger; Book by Tom Eyen; Lyrics by Tom Eyen
Jun 22, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010
The Lion King - Gazelle
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Mar 23, 2010 - Apr 25, 2010
Wicked - Munchkinland
Musical, Original
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Jan 05, 2010 - Jan 24, 2010
Irving Berlins White Christmas - 2009
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by David Ives, Paul Blake; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Nov 24, 2009 - Dec 06, 2009
Mamma Mia! - Second National
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 03, 2009 - Nov 08, 2009
Chicago
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Sep 15, 2009 - Sep 20, 2009
Grease
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jul 07, 2009 - Jul 19, 2009
Spring Awakening
Musical, Original, Drama
Music by Duncan Sheik; Book by Steven Sater; Lyrics by Steven Sater
Jun 23, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman; Adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams; Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
Apr 07, 2009 - Apr 12, 2009
Happy Days
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Paul Williams; Book by Garry Marshall; Lyrics by Paul Williams
Mar 24, 2009 - Mar 29, 2009
Rent - Mark
Musical, Original, Drama
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Feb 03, 2009 - Feb 08, 2009
Ain't Misbehavin'
Musical, Revival, Revue
Jan 09, 2009 - Jan 11, 2009
Legally Blonde
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based upon the film by MGM; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin
Dec 02, 2008 - Dec 07, 2008
A Bronx Tale
Play, Original, Solo
Original music by John Gromada; Written by Chazz Palminteri
Nov 11, 2008 - Nov 23, 2008
Monty Python's Spamalot
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Eric Idle, John Du Prez; Book by Eric Idle; Lyrics by Eric Idle
Aug 12, 2008 - Aug 31, 2008
Mamma Mia! - Second National
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 15, 2008 - Jul 27, 2008
The Color Purple
Musical, Original, Drama
Jun 17, 2008 - Jul 13, 2008
My Fair Lady
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Mar 11, 2008 - Mar 16, 2008
The Drowsy Chaperone
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 27, 2007 - Dec 02, 2007
Wicked - Emerald City
Musical, Original
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Jul 25, 2007 - Sep 09, 2007
High School Musical
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 11, 2007 - Jul 22, 2007
Monty Python's Spamalot
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Eric Idle, John Du Prez; Book by Eric Idle; Lyrics by Eric Idle
Mar 20, 2007 - Apr 08, 2007
Annie
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Feb 27, 2007 - Mar 04, 2007
The Lion King - Gazelle
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Jun 05, 2006 - Sep 10, 2006
Wicked - Emerald City
Musical, Original
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Mar 22, 2006 - Apr 09, 2006
Annie
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Nov 22, 2005 - Nov 27, 2005
Doctor Dolittle - 2005
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Leslie Bricusse; Book by Leslie Bricusse; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Sep 21, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005
Evita - 2004
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Jun 21, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005
Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Mar 22, 2005 - Mar 27, 2005
On The Record
Musical, Original
Scenarist: Chad Beguelin
Jan 05, 2005 - Jan 16, 2005
Big River
Musical, Revival, Sign Language
Music by Roger Miller; Book by William Hauptman; Lyrics by Roger Miller
Nov 22, 2004 - Nov 28, 2004
The King and I - 2004
Musical, Revival, Comedy,Drama
Sep 06, 2004 - Sep 12, 2004
Les Misérables - Third National
Musical, Original, Drama
Mar 01, 2004 - Mar 28, 2004
Urinetown
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Mark Hollmann; Book by Greg Kotis; Lyrics by Greg Kotis, Mark Hollmann
Nov 18, 2003 - Nov 23, 2003
Beauty & The Beast - Second National
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Jul 21, 2003 - Aug 03, 2003