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Painted Bride Art Center

Painted Bride Art Center

An innovative art center for edgy and experimental music, art, dance, poetry and other performing arts, the Painted Bridge was founded as a cooperative gallery on South Street in 1969 and later evolved into a performance space, moving to its permanent location in Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood in 1982....

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Historic District, Performing Arts, Public Art

Painted Bride Art Center

Painted Bride Art Center

An innovative art center for edgy and experimental music, art, dance, poetry and other performing arts, the Painted Bridge was founded as a cooperative gallery on South Street in 1969 and later evolved into a performance space, moving to its permanent location in Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood in 1982....

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Historic District, Performing Arts, Public Art

Arden Theatre Company

Arden Theatre Company

From its modern facility in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, the multi-award winning Arden Theatre Company presents five main stage productions and two children’s works each season. In addition to a 360-seat main stage theater, the complex includes a flexible 150-200-seat theater, studio space, rehearsal hall, lounge, music room and meeting...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Performing Arts, Theaters

Opera on the Mall

 Opera on the Mall

Opera Philadelphia hits a high note every year with Opera on the Mall—Independence Mall, that is. Fans gather in the shadows of Independence Hall with picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs for the free outdoor screening of an iconic opera on the big screen....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Events, Historic District, Icons, Music, Performing Arts

Roxy Theater

Roxy Theater

The Philadelphia Film Society runs the Roxy Theater, housed in two row houses. The two-screen theater offers educational programs on films and filmmakers and shows popular and independent movies....

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Music, Performing Arts, Theaters

Prince Music Theater

Prince Music Theater

From musicals and comedies to experimental works and operas, the Prince showcases a range of productions on its stage. Some of the nation’s biggest cabaret acts stop at Morgan’s Cabaret, found inside the theater....

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Music, Performing Arts, Theaters

Plays and Players

Plays and Players

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Plays & Players in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square neighborhood is one of the nation’s oldest theaters in continuous use. In addition to its commitment to presenting high-quality, professional modern productions, Plays & Players also provides residencies to select emerging artists to nurture their...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Performing Arts, Theaters

Plays and Players

Plays and Players

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Plays & Players in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square neighborhood is one of the nation’s oldest theaters in continuous use. In addition to its commitment to presenting high-quality, professional modern productions, Plays & Players also provides residencies to select emerging artists to nurture their...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Performing Arts, Theaters

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Highlighted by a soaring 150-foot, glass-vaulted rooftop, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is home to eight resident music and dance companies and presents a wide range of artists from around the globe. Verizon Hall, the center’s cello-shaped 2,500-seat main stage theater features adjustable acoustical panels and is home...

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Arts & Culture, Music, Performing Arts, Theaters

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