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The cast of "Wicked" performs on stage at the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in New York.

February 10, 2017

Favorite Broadway songs to be performed at Kimmel Center

Sing along to hits from "Wicked," "Phantom of the Opera" and other modern musicals

There are three opportunities to sing along to Broadway hits with the Philly POPS in February. 

Beginning on Feb. 24, David Charles Abell will lead the 65-piece POPS orchestra, the 180-voice Festival Chorus and three of Broadway’s most talented stars in performing a roundup of the best of modern Broadway.

The program of Broadway hits includes:

Show Song 
"Hairspray""You Can't Stop the Beat"
 "Cats""Jellicle Ball"
 "Into the Woods" "Children Will Listen"
"Beauty and the Beast" "Be Our Guest" 
"Wicked" "Popular" & "Defying Gravity" 
"Miss Saigon" "I Still Believe"
"The Phantom of the Opera" "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again" & "The Music of the Night" 
"The Bodyguard" "I Will Always Love You"
"Les Misérables" "I Dreamed a Dream" & “Bring Him Home” 


Hugh Panaro, Rachel York and Alli Mauzey are the three guest performers. Here are some quick facts about them:

• Panaro played the Phantom in Broadway's "The Phantom of the Opera" more than 2,000 times.
• Mauzey last appeared on Broadway as Glinda in the 10th anniversary company of "Wicked."
• York is 
known for her critically acclaimed Broadway performances in "City of Angels," "Les Misérables" and "Victor/Victoria."

Tickets for Blockbuster Broadway start at $35 per person.


Blockbuster Broadway

Friday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 26
3 p.m. or 8 p.m. | $35-$145 per person
Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall
300 S. Broad St.