Center City District has partnered with several of Philadelphia’s nationally recognized performing arts organizations to offer exclusive discounts on tickets during Dinner and a Show. Take advantage of reduced price admission to select performances from March 1 through May 31. Tickets are on sale now.
See below for venues and performing arts groups participating in Dinner and a Show as well as restaurants offering special pricing on dinner, snacks and/or drinks.
Located in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia, the Kimmel Cultural Campus' mission is to engage the region's diverse communities with art through performance and education. They collaborate on, present, and produce a broad range of relevant and meaningful events, serve as an active gathering space for social and community events, educate the region's young people through access to quality arts experiences, and provide support to artists in the creation of new work.
The Kimmel Cultural Campus has partnered with the CCD to offer the following diverse selection of discounted performances at 10% off during Dinner and a Show.
Photo by J. Fusco for ©VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
The Philadelphia Orchestra is one of the world’s preeminent orchestras. It strives to share the transformative power of music with the widest possible audience, and to create joy, connection, and excitement through music in the Philadelphia region, across the country, and around the world. Through innovative programming, robust educational initiatives, and commitment to the community, the ensemble is on a path to create an expansive future for classical music, and to further the place of the arts in an open and democratic society.
The Philadelphia Orchestra has partnered with the CCD to offer the following selection of discounted performances at 10% off during Dinner and a Show. Use code PHILORCHTIX to get the discount.
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Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director Ronen (Roni) Koresh. The Koresh Dance Company is fully dedicated to the enrichment of the cultural landscape and artistic reputation of Philadelphia. For over 30 years Koresh has served the community of Philadelphia through dance performance, education and outreach. Known for its engaging performance and technically superb dancers, the company, of currently 9 dancers, performs critically acclaimed works at its annual Philadelphia seasons, as well as in touring performances nationally and internationally.
Koresh Dance Company has partnered with the CCD to offer $10 off during Dinner and a Show. Please use the code PhillyFam10 to apply the discount.
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Lantern Theater Company has been creating intimate and engaging theater in Center City Philadelphia since 1994, creating over 125 productions by a wide range of contemporary and celebrated classic playwrights.
The Lantern has partnered with the CCD to offer the following selection of discounted performances at 15% off during Dinner and a Show. Please use the code CCD2023 to apply the discount.
Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theatre company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theatre focused on the American experience.
PTC has partnered with the CCD to offer a 10% off to select performances during Dinner and a Show. Please use the code CENTER10 to apply the discount.
Walnut Street Theatre is America’s Oldest Theatre and the most popular theatre company in Philadelphia. As a producer of live theatre, many of the artists on the stage, in the orchestra and behind the scenes are from the Philadelphia area. As a non-profit institution, the Walnut is recognized nationally for bringing affordable theatre and diverse stories to more subscribers than any other theatre company in the world. In addition to its five Mainstage productions, the Walnut produces the popular Walnut Street Theatre for Kids Series, and the Walnut’s education and outreach programs bring live theatre to over 150,000 students, teachers, parents, and kids every year.
Walnut Street Theatre has partnered with the CCD to offer the following selection of discounted performances at $10 off during Dinner and a Show. No code needed! See performance calendar for your instant discount
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*Please note: Select performance, click unlock, enter offer code and click unlock for savings on each ticket.
The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. They engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. They present bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.
The Wilma Theater has partnered with the CCD to offer a 10% off select performances during Dinner and a Show. Please use the code CENTERCITY10 to apply the discount.
*Please note: Valid on select price levels and performances. Per-ticket and per-order fees will apply. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets. All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or cancellations. Offer ends September 10, 2023.
Opera Philadelphia, the only American finalist for both the 2016 International Opera Award for Best Opera Company and the 2020 International Opera Award for Best Festival, is, according to the Washington Post, “the very model of a modern opera company”.
Opera Philadelphia has partnered with CCD to offer the following selection of discounted performances at 10% off during Dinner and a Show. Purchase tickets here and use the promo code CCD to receive a discount for La Bohème.
Philadelphia Ballet comprises a team of dedicated professionals—each one devoted to bringing you the most thrilling and inspired works ballet has to offer. In the following pages, we invite you to meet the world-class performers who bring these works to life and the artists and executives who encourage and support them.
Philadelphia Ballet has partnered with CCD to offer the following discounted performances at 20% off during Dinner and a Show. Enter the promo code DINNER20 to apply the discount.
*Please note: Discount only available on select performances. See the Wilma Theater's Dinner and a Show page for more details.
In addition to supporting the arts in Center City, CCD encourages everyone to explore the District’s acclaimed dining scene before or after a show. See below for the full curated list of restaurants offering happy hours, theater menus and discounted dining. Please visit restaurant website to view menus or contact restauraunts directly for details.
🍽️ = Pre-Theater or Prix Fixe Menu
🍸 = Happy Hour Deals
Photography from the Oyster House
Carousel Photo Credits: Kimmel Cultural Campus photo by J. Fusco for ©VISIT PHILADELPHIA®; Moulin Rouge The Musical photo provided by Kimmel Cultural Campus; The Lion King photo provided by Kimmel Cultural Campus; Wilma Theater photo by J. Fusco for ©VISIT PHILADELPHIA®;The Philadelphia Orchestra photo by Jessica Griffin; Bank and Bourbon photo provided by Bank and Bourbon; Photo of the Academy of Music during Opera Philadelphia performance of Lucia by Ryan Donnell.