An Important Update from the POPS | The Philly Pops

An Important Update from the POPS

Disney's Broadway Hits has been indefinitely postponed​. HAMMERSTEIN: The Song Is You has been rescheduled for July, 17-19, 2020 at The Academy of Music. SINATRA: A Man and His Music has been reschedule to August 14-16, 2020 in Verizon Hall. All tickets that have already been purchased will automatically be valid for these rescheduled shows.

More details about HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You available here.

More details about Disney’s Broadway Hits available here.

More details about SINATRA: A Man & His Music available here.

The Philly POPS Frequently Asked Questions

Is The Philly POPS postponing its upcoming performances?

We are committed to the health and safety of our guests and patrons.

In accordance with the recommendations of officials at the city and national level, we have postponed our April shows, HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You and Disney’s Broadway Hits and our May show, SINATRA: A Man and His Music.

How do I exchange tickets?

For HAMMERSTEIN tickets, call Patron Services at 215-893-1999 or call 215-875-8004 to speak to a POPS representative.

Tickets for The Met are subject to Ticketmaster guidelines and policies which can be clarified by dialing 1-800-745-3000.

*Ticket exchanges for 2020–2021 season shows will be processed over the summer. Ticket price value will be matched, but seat location will be subject to availability.

How can I donate my tickets to The Philly POPS?

Many of our patrons have chosen to donate their tickets as a tax deductible support for the Philly POPS in this difficult time.  To donate your tickets please contact Kelly McMurtry at

We are exploring many streaming and broadcast opportunities so that those of you who have purchased tickets for concerts may enjoy them from the comfort and safety of your home.  Our plans will evolve with the best practices of guidance from the City, the Commonwealth and the Federal government as time goes on.  We plan to return to work in June, presenting a rich and vibrant concert schedule over the summer.

What does the POPS have planned for the summer months?

The POPS will return to the stage with the presentation of our annual Independence Day celebrations, POPS on Independence on July 3 and POPS at the Celebration of Freedom and POPS on the Parkway on July 4.

July 17-19, David Charles Abell brings his first program as Music Director and Principal Conductor, HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You at the Academy of Music. 

The POPS returns to Verizon Hall for SINATRA: A Man and His Music, August 14-16, featuring guest conductor Rickey Minor and POPS favorite Michael Andrew!

The POPS will close out the summer with our rescheduled Memorial Salute at the Mann performance, Labor Day Salute.​

How will we meet the needs of our patrons?

The POPS is exploring streaming possibilities for all those who have purchased tickets and would prefer to enjoy our upcoming concerts at home.  In addition, we’re a member of the Kimmel Committee designed to develop protocols for a safe return to Verizon Hall.  As we get closer to our programming, return here to see the results of the Committee’s work.  For example, we’re looking at reserving extra seats for you so as to observe social distancing.

How can I stay connected to the POPS?

The POPS has launched POPS@Home, which includes memories of past seasons, as well as sneak peeks of upcoming shows! Along with POPS@Home, we've launched the POPS Daily, a daily piece of content designed to brighten your day!

Continuing our educational programming, POPSinSchools@HOME brings educational music content into the comfort of your home with lessons, notes from the masters, and fun activities! 

Updated: 5/15/20