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Academy of Music
240 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
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19 events
7 reviews
3 stars
since the performance is at the academy of music be sure to ask if your seat has an obstructed view by a railing or column
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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
We had dinner at Varalli, which is across the street from the venue. The food was excellent.
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
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"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
19 ratings
4.5 average rating
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8 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

Good show, great voices, interactive audience. There are many support columns in the amphitheater sections that can impede viewing.

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15 events
5 reviews
8 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

It was nothing like the original. Many times, I couldn't understand the words song by the female opera divas. Even the stage props and scenery was disappointing. I was not happy with the seats received. Alvin Crawford was the only actor...continued

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24 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 19 2014

The musical was great, the seats were not! If you suffer from vertigo or are afraid of heights, I would suggest paying a little more and getting seats in the family circle section. The amphitheater seats ($29 tickets) are literally higher than the...continued

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