Philadelphia Living - Places - Venues - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Places for performances, concerts, athletics, conventions, tradeshows, gatherings; many of the sports arenas (Wachovia Ctr, Lincoln Financial Field, Veterans Stadium, Citizens Bank Park) are grouped in south Philadelphia near South Broad Street/I-95
  • Academy of Music: 2,900-seat historic grand opera house; opened in 1857; performances by the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Ballet and Philly Pops with Peter Nero
  • Annenberg Ctr: Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts; performing arts center: music, theatre, dance, arts education and outreach for adults and young people; professional performing arts series Penn Presents; The Zellerbach Theatre, Harold Prince Theatre, Irvine Auditorium, and The Studio Theatre
  • Citizens Bank Pk: 43,500-seat baseball stadium; home of major league baseball's Philadelphia Phillies; opened on April 12, 2004
  • Forrest Theatre: live theatre; plays and musicals; Broadway; built in 1927
  • Kimmel Ctr: Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts; includes Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater, Innovation Studio and the Merck Arts Education Center; home to eight performing arts organizations: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, American Theater Arts for Youth, PHILADANCO, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, and Peter Nero and the Philly PopsŪ
  • Lincoln FF: Lincoln Financial Field 68,532-seat football stadium; where Philadelphia Eagles play; other sporting events
  • Mann Ctr: Mann Center for the Performing Arts; outdoor cultural arts venue; 4,000 seats under cover and 10,000 lawn/terrace; 5201 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia
  • PN Conv Ctr: Pennsylvania Convention Center; Grand Hall and Ballroom; Reading Terminal Trainshed; 2.5 hectares of contiguous space; expansion started in 2006 to double its size
  • Prince Th: The Prince Music Theater; music theater and movies
  • Walnut St Th: Oldest theatre in America; opened in 1809
  • Wells Fargo Ctr: sports arena; formerly called CoreStates Center, First Union Center, Wachovia Center; on site of former JFK Stadium; owned by Comcast Spectacor
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