Kimmel Center Story
Named after philanthropist Sidney Kimmel, the Kimmel Center located on the Avenue of the Arts is the largest performing arts campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is also home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, one of America's "Big Five" symphony orchestras. Kimmel Center is also the home venue of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Philadanco, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and a performance series known as Kimmel Center Presents, which hosts a variety of jazz, classical, and world pop performers.
“Agama team is delighted to be presenting our first edition of the festival in this iconic centre."
The Merriam Theater, a 101 year old, seven story, iconic building, resides on the campus of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. It keeps with the Broadway touring tradition by staging recent hits and long-running musicals. At the Merriam Theater, visitors can get a sense of the more elaborate days of theatre-going in the early 20th Century. Highly acclaimed actors such as Katherine Hepburn, Angela Lansbary and Laurence Olivier have performed at the theater.