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Academy of Music, Philadelphia

Academy of Music - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Academy of Music
1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102Map
+1 215 893 1999
Neighborhood: Center City
Overview

This has been the jewel of the Philadelphia culture scene since it opened in 1857. The simple brick Federalist exterior opens into an ornate interior—art deco lamps, velvet cushions, and possibly the largest chandelier on the East Coast. The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Pennsylvania Ballet, the opera and the occasional pop show have performed at the academy. There is some criticism about the acoustics and sight lines, but none of this matters. This is where the big shows are.

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