Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Tickets start from $20. Buy online tickets at https://www.kimmelcenter.org/reserve/index.aspx?performanceNumber=34767.
When: 18th Jan – 8pm, 19th Jan – 2pm & 8pm, 20th Jan – 1pm & 6:30pm.
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce Swing @ the Kimmel, an interactive and FREE virtual reality swing installation in Commonwealth Plaza. In collaboration with Thrill Laboratory and “Thrill Engineer” Professor Brendan Walker of England, Philadelphians are invited to visit the Kimmel Center for this unique, artistic experience that conjures up memories of favorite childhood pastimes, blended with cutting-edge technology and imaginative designs. This extended FREE programming on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus is an expansion of ongoing monthly programming that includes early childhood music education, jazz, Latin dance, and more. This is a free event for ages 10+ with a suggested $5 donation. Your donation impacts children from all over the region and plays a role in the Kimmel Center’s goal of transforming lives daily through the arts. The hours are Friday 5:00PM – 10:30PM, Saturday 12:00PM – 10:30PM, Sunday 12:00PM – 9:00PM, Monday 5:00PM – 9:00PM.
When: Jan 18 – 21