Built in 1908, former Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House, The Met Philadelphia, is recognized internationally for its superb acoustics and once served as a recording hall for the Philadelphia Orchestra. In its glory days, it hosted theater and vaudeville as well as the likes of James Cleveland, Mahalia Jackson, The Dixie Hummingbirds, and The Caravans. The


The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. It produces both contemporary and classical plays that offer the potential to reveal connections and analogies to current political, social, and cultural complexities and issues. It also presents bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles. When audience members enter the Wilma, they


FringeArts is Philadelphia’s home for contemporary performance, presenting progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectation. Founded in 1997 as the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the program moved in 2013 into its first permanent home with help from PIDC — renovating a historic pumping station for the city’s fire trucks into a state-of-the-art