2017-2018 Season

World premieres. Philadelphia debuts. Commissioned work.

Triumphant returns. New partnerships. Beloved favorites.

The 17/18 season is all this and so much more. Join our new Executive & Artistic Director, Christopher A. Gruits, for a vibrant renewal of our roots with cutting-edge theatre, stunning contemporary dance, a diverse offering of musical artists and fun family events. Plus, we shine a light on the pulsating energy of Cuba’s arts scene through a three-week Cuba Festival, featuring some of the country’s finest emerging talents along with icons you know and love. Subscribe now to join us for this bold, exciting season! See the 17/18 season performances


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From the Executive & Artistic Director

I’m thrilled to share the 2017-2018 season with you, a vibrant renewal of the Annenberg Center’s proud history of presenting innovative and diverse work across dance, music, theatre and film. We’re incredibly excited to present four world premieres, nine Philadelphia premieres, six Philadelphia debuts and over 14 Annenberg Center debuts. This season is truly one for the record books.

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17/18 Performances

A Period of Animate Existence

Pig Iron Theatre Company
September 22 – 24, 2017

BalletX

October 6 – 7, 2017

Black Violin

October 11, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

October 20 – 21, 2017

Haruki Murakami’s Sleep

Ripe Time
October 27 – 28, 2017

Baroque Unbound: Improvisation in the Time of Bach

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
November 1, 2017

Raphael Xavier

Point of Interest
November 4, 2017

Canadian Brass Christmas

December 10, 2017

L.A. Dance Project

January 12 – 13, 2018

Beyond Bebop: Jazz, Classical and the Third Stream

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
January 31, 2018

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble

Dances to American Music
February 9 – 10, 2018

The Birdland All-Stars

Featuring Tommy Igoe
February 17, 2018

The Peking Acrobats

March 9 – 10, 2018

Téada

March 17, 2018

DanzAbierta

Malson
March 22 – 23, 2018

intersect: Anatomy of Fusion

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
March 28, 2018

Daymé Arocena

April 6, 2018

Sancho: An Act of Remembrance

April 13 – 14, 2018

Chucho Valdés Trio

April 13, 2018

Jazz Epistles

Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, and Hugh Masekela
April 29, 2018

Subscribe Now

As a subscriber, you get the best seats and receive the lowest prices, now and throughout the season as new shows get added. Plus, you’ll enjoy subscriber benefits such as free ticket exchanges, discounted drinks at our bar and more.

Pick 5 shows and save $10 per ticket
For a subscription for two, you’ll save $158 in any price level ($100 off tickets + $58 in handling fees)

SUBSCRIBE TO PICK 5

Pick 3 shows and save $5 per ticket
For a subscription for two, that’s a savings of $90 in any price level ($60 off tickets + $30 in handling fees)

SUBSCRIBE TO PICK 3

Single tickets go on sale on June 5.