Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

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  • 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • Phone: 407-839-0119
  • Location: Downtown Area
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The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is home to the best international, national and local artists including Broadway, ballet, orchestra, jazz, rock, pop, dance and more.

The performing arts center itself is pure inspiration. With the vision of Arts for Every Life, it's a place you can go to see amazing performances and to play, participate, learn and dream.

The two-block downtown Orlando destination includes:

  • The Seneff Arts Plaza for outdoor performances and gathering at any time
  • The 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater
  • The 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater
  • Education spaces
  • Event rental venues
  • At the completion of Phase 2, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater as the home of the Orlando Ballet and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Dr.Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness offers innovative educational programs that engage everyone from age 3 to 103. Programs include dance, music and theater, training seminars, school-day performances, performance-based education, professional development and educator workshops.

  • Category:  Performing Arts
  • Distance to Walt Disney World:  15.4 Miles
  • Distance to Orlando Intl Airport (MCO):  8.5 Miles
  • Distance to Orlando Sanford Intl Airport (SFB): 18.3 Miles
  • Distance to Downtown:  0.8 Miles
  • Distance to Convention Center:  9.0 Miles
  • Distance to SeaWorld:  10.3 Miles
  • Distance to Universal:  6.8 Miles
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  • Hours of Operation : Group Sales Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Length of Activity : Quarter Day
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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • November 21 - November 26, 2017
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This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of over 50 international awards. The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • October 17 - October 22, 2017
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From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century - and one of the most inspiring stories in music history. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • December 05, 2017
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Paramore will make a stop in Orlando on December 5 at 8 p.m.  - Reschedued from the original September date due to severe weather. Paramore's 5th album, After Laughter, dropped May 12th.   View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • June 05 - June 10, 2018
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This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters-love. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • December 26 - December 31, 2017
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Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn,a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • April 24 - April 29, 2018
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Set in the 1590s, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the "rock star" Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL! View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • October 06 - October 07, 2017
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This is a must-see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago’s brightest comedy stars in a special two night engagement. Doing what they do best, The Second City finds laughs in everything from Orlando’s history, events and hot button issues to headlines from the Orlando Sentinel and mixes these with a generous portion of classic Chicago-style sketch and improv created by some of Second City’s most lauded alumni, including Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more. The Second City celebrates 55 years of cutting edge satirical revues and continues to deliver the leading voices in comedy while touring the globe. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • December 12 - December 17, 2017
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The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, is an outrageous musical comedy that follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language. View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • February 14 - March 11, 2018
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Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you've ever heard. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by a cast of more than 40 actors. Wonder at the inspiration of award-winning director Julie Taymor, who created visual images for this show that you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." View Details >

  • Location: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 445 South Magnolia Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • March 20 - March 25, 2018
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Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.   Tickets go on sale Friday, November 17 at 10 a.m.  View Details >