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Bring It! Live

July 11, 2019  • Merriam Theater

After three acclaimed touring seasons, the hit Lifetime TV series Bring it! is Image002back onstage with never-before-seen routines and all new fan vs. Dancing Doll stand battles in Bring It! Live on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater. For more details, read the press release here.


Tweet it:  Miss D and her Dancing Dolls bring the show-stopping live performance of @BringItLifetime to the @KimmelCenter. Don’t miss this inspirational evening of #Motivation, #Inspiration, and #FORMATION 7/11. More info @

An Evening with Leslie Jones

July 13, 2019  • Merriam Theater

Emmy® nominated actress, comedian, writer, and celebrated television personality, Leslie Jones, offers a night of brand-new stand-up comedy at Image003the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater on July 13, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in An Evening with Leslie Jones.  This performance, presented in conjunction with Live Nation, will be part of a tour filmed for Jones’ upcoming Netflix special. For more details, read the press releasehere.


Tweet it: The hilarious and honest star of @nbcsnl, @lesdoggg, will deliver sidesplitting laughs in #AnEveningWithLeslieJones at the @KimmelCenter on 7/13. More info @

Latin History for Morons: Written by and Starring John Leguizamo

July 19 – 20, 2019  • Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus welcomes theater’s most prolific modern Latino playwright John Leguizamo for his irreverent one-man show Latin Image004History for Morons at the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20, 2019.  When his son gets a school assignment on heroes, John seizes the chance to teach him all about the great figures of the Latino world. But once he sets out on his irreverent crash course across three continents and 3,000 years of history—from conquistadores to cumbia, Montezuma to Menudo, and taking on the characters in all of it—he uncovers provocative truths that shock even him. For more details, read the press release here.


Tweet it:  Tony & Emmy Award® Winner @JohnLeguizamo’s hilarious one man show LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS will be at the @KimmelCenter 7/19-7/20. More info @ Image005

Smart Funny & Black with Amanda Seales

July 21, 2019  • Merriam Theater

Comedian, actress, writer, producer, and more, Amanda Seales doesn’t just make you laugh, she makes a change!  The hilarious one-woman powerhouse is bringing her latest show Smart Funny & Black with Amanda Seales to the Kimmel Center’s Merriam Theater stage on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. This one of a kind gameshow serves as a safe space for the Black voice and celebrates the many contributions Black Americans have made to history, pop culture, and more! This show is presented in association with Live Nation. For more details, read the press release here.


Tweet it: Comedy powerhouse @AmandaSeales delivers a hilarious one-woman performance in “Smart Funny & Black” at the @KimmelCenter on 7/21. More info @

published | June 15, 2019