The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization Announce the 2023-24 Broadway Season

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The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization are proud to announce the 2023-24 Broadway series with a stellar lineup of extraordinary productions, including Broadway’s newest hits, hot revivals, and adored classics. The season features something for every taste, boasting 12 amazing shows with a combined 19 Tony® Awards and 17 Drama DeskTM Awards. This year’s 7-show subscription package includes: Wicked, Company, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, Mrs. Doubtfire, Girl from the North Country, Frozen, and Funny Girl.

The 2023-24 Broadway lineup includes several productions in which traditional or well-known stories are told through a new or unexpected lens. Wicked takes a deeper look into the Land of Oz, where an initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships. Company transforms Stephen Sondheim’s troubled bachelor Bobby into female protagonist Bobbie, allowing audiences to experience the endearing story of turning 35-years-old through a woman’s eyes in the 21st-century. Hadestown intertwines two classic Greek-mythology tales: that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone, as it transports audiences on an unforgettable journey to the underworld and back.

Familiar stories from Hollywood are also part of the 2023-24 Broadway season with a number of films-turned-musicals – and a musical-turned-film! Disney’s Frozen broke movie box office records worldwide when it opened in 2013 and it has experienced the same excitement as a stage show. The season kicks off with the ferociously funny fan favorite Mean Girls, nominated for 12 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical; the 2004 film has been a guilty pleasure for nearly 20 years. Mrs. Doubtfire has warmed hearts since the 1993 film starring Robin Williams and has audiences clamoring for more with the live musical adaptation. Conversely, after debuting on Broadway in 1964, Funny Girl made its way to the big screen in 1968, with Barbra Streisand in the titular role, and became the highest grossing film in the U.S. that year. Mamma Mia! gained attention as a musical and became a blockbuster movie in 2008, and Wicked is expected to hit the big screen in 2024.

Many of the 2023-24 Broadway season productions tell stories of female triumph over adversity.This includes the revival of Wicked, where Elphaba learns to accept and reclaim her identity and embrace her “wicked” self. In Frozen,Elsa searches to find her full power alongside her sister, Anna, while in Company, Bobbie struggles with coming to terms with societal expectations and norms. Funny Girl sees Fanny, a powerful and talented woman, defying her own hardships and following her dreams no matter what anyone has to say about it.

“From the iconic music of The Temptations, Sting, and Bob Dylan to family-friendly favorites like Frozen, our 2023-24 season continues our tradition of presenting the very best of Broadway at the Miller Theater and the Academy of Music,” said Matías Tarnopolsky, President and CEO of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc. “We look forward to sharing exciting new productions and cherished favorites spanning decades and genres–including the return of Wicked, celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the refreshing revivals of Funny Girl and Company.”

The full season lineup includes: 

·         Mean Girls (October 3 – 8, 2023, Miller Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus) 

·         Wicked (November 1 – 26, 2023, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Company (November 28 – December 10, 2023, The Shubert Organization’s Forrest Theatre)  

·         Cirque Dreams Holidaze (December 26 – 31, 2023, Miller Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus) 

·         Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations (January 3 – 21, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Mrs. Doubtfire (February 6 – 18, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Girl from the North Country (February 27 – March 10, 2024, The Shubert Organization’s Forrest Theatre) 

·         Frozen (March 21 – April 7, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Hadestown (April 10 – 14, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Message In A Bottle (May 14 – 19, 2024, Miller Theater on the Kimmel Cultural Campus) 

·         Funny Girl (July 16 – 28, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus)

·         Mamma Mia! (August 6 – 11, 2024, Academy of Music on the Kimmel Cultural Campus) 

“The Kimmel Cultural Campus is committed to bringing award-winning theater to Philadelphia all year round,” said Frances Egler, Vice President of Theatrical Programming and Presentations on the Kimmel Cultural Campus, the Campus’ resident Tony® Awards voter, and curator of the Broadway series. “We’re excited for a season with the debuts of Frozen and Ain’t Too Proud, as well as the blockbuster Wicked. Especially thrilling is the opportunity to present Company, last year’s Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical and a show we were honored to help produce. Whether you are a longtime lover of the stage or discovering the magic of theater for the first time, we invite you to take part in this spectacular season.”

“Live theater is a gift, and The Shubert Organization is thrilled to continue our nearly 100-year tradition of bringing outstanding Broadway theater to the City of Philadelphia. This magnificent season is proof that you don’t have to go to New York City to see the best of what Broadway has to offer,” shared Robert E. Wankel, Chairman and CEO of The Shubert Organization.

“Diversity is our strength, and it is our honor as the region’s most impactful performing arts institution to share the transformative power of the stage with the widest possible audience – bringing joy, creating community, and effecting change—to uplift everyone who walks through our doors,” said Crystal Brewe, Chief Marketing and Audience Experience Officer on the Kimmel Cultural Campus. “We intentionally present vibrant and talented artists all season long, from orchestral guests to comedians to jazz instrumentalists, podcasters to family-friendly artists, and an array of local musicians. We are a hub for opera, ballet, and chamber music, honoring community partnerships and focusing on youth through free education initiatives. With so many opportunities to experience live arts on our Campus, it couldn’t be a more exciting time for returning subscribers and new visitors from around the region to visit us for Broadway… and beyond!”

Flexible 7-show packages are available now and include Tuesday through Sunday performances of Wicked, Company, Ain’t Too Proud, Mrs. Doubtfire, Girl from the North Country, Frozen, and Funny Girl, starting as low as $35.00 per show! Subscription packages also include a Wednesday matinee option. Single tickets for individual productions will go on sale at a later date.  

Subscribers save up to 20% off single ticket prices and are offered a variety of exclusive event invitations, perks, and privileges, including the first opportunity to select the best seats in the house and the option to renew their seats each year. Additional subscriber benefits include flexible exchange options, priority ticket access, payment plan options, and more.  

This season again offers the ultimate in flexibility, giving new and returning subscribers the option to swap up to 3 shows in the package into exclusive extra performances. Subscribers will also have first access to purchase additional tickets before they go on sale to the public.  

Packages start at just $35.00 per show and range from $245.00 to $1,003.00, depending on seating and performance dates. The easiest way to subscribe and to find more information is online at

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased from Kimmel Cultural Campus or Broadway Inbound. Visit the Kimmel online at or by phone at (215) 790-5883 or (866) 276-2947. Book a group with Broadway Inbound at or call (866) 302-0995.  

All subscription payments remain secure. For more information about the Kimmel Cultural Campus’ Broadway lineup, please visit the website at

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