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Community Open House

SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2022

Join us to kick off our 50th anniversary celebration! Leading up to our first 22/23 season performance, enjoy two days of FREE performances and activities for all.

More details and reservations will be available in late summer.

SEPTEMBER 16


3:30 PM
New Breed Brass Band Parade
Stroll along with a second line procession across campus.

4 PM
Penn Band Slam
Enjoy several Penn student bands on our Outdoor Plaza.

7 PM
New Breed Brass Band Performance
This Philadelphia debut brings the irresistible sounds of New Orleans to our Prince Theatre. Seating is first come, first served.

SEPTEMBER 17


11 AM, 12 PM, 2:30 PM & 3:30 PM
Pilobolus Safari
Take a trek through the Annenberg Center with Pilobolus! Get ready for a unique and interactive journey with these wildly creative and much-beloved performers. Timed reservations required.

12 PM & 2:30 PM
Charlotte Blake Alston
This master storyteller captivates audiences of all ages with stories and songs from the African and African American oral traditions.

1:30 PM
National Dance Day Routine
Celebrate dance with the official National Dance Day routine led by hip hop dancer, Virgil "Lil O" Gadson.

8 PM
Blind Boys of Alabama
These gospel legends kick off our 22/23 season. Tickets start at $29.
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