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Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be rededicated as Marian Anderson Hall, home of The Philadelphia Orchestra


Ensemble Arts Presents in association with Live Nation

Celeste Barber: Backup Dancer

May 12, 2024
8:00 PM

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Hailed as the "Australian Queen of Comedy," Celeste Barber is an actress, writer, comedian, and internet sensation. Her original celebrity parody Instagram account has attracted over 9.5 million followers including Reese Witherspoon, Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler, Cindy Crawford, and Tom Ford. In 2017, she won the 'Funniest Lady on Instagram' Award  on WhoHaha.com; a digital platform co-founded by Elizabeth Banks which showcases women in comedy around the world and she was included in Variety Magazine's prestigious 'Variety's 10 Comics to Watch' Awards in 2019.

An MICF Raw Comedy state finalist for her sold out Sydney Comedy and Fringe Festivals shows in 2015, Celeste’s one woman show; Celeste Barber Challenge Accepted! premiered in Sydney in June 2017 and has gone on to three sell out seasons in the US. Her New York show at The Grammercy was recorded for her first Showtime special before continuing with a sell-out debut season in the UK and Europe. Celeste toured Australia, New Zealand, the US and Europe in 2022 and 2023 with her stand-up show Celeste Barber: Fine, Thanks and finished her tour with filmed performances at the iconic Sydney Opera House that was released on Netflix in 2023.

Mature Audiences

Miller Theater

(Formerly Merriam Theater)

250 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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