The Mann Center, NFL Films, and the Philadelphia Eagles take center stage this summer to celebrate the Eagles' Championship Season with the world premiere of this “Philly Special” concert event. Hosted by the “Voice of the Eagles,” Merrill Reese, relive NFL Films' stunning video highlights of the Philadelphia Eagles Championship Season on three giant screens alongside the great Philadelphia Orchestra, performing live the inspiring, uplifting and wonderfully symphonic music of NFL Films. Show your team spirit by wearing your Eagles' gear and come celebrate with the Eagles Cheerleaders and Swoop! Be sure to pack a picnic and bring the whole family as we continue to celebrate this unforgettable football season!
"… the most genius marriage of sports and classical music that's possible" - PhillyMag
"Nothing stirs the soul like a 90-piece orchestra performing the music of NFL Films below a 40-foot screen reliving the dramatic moments of the Eagles' march to their Super Bowl victory,” - Dave Robidoux, NFL Films' award-winning composer, via PhillyVoice
In support of the Eagles Autism Challenge, the Mann has partnered with Art-Reach to make this performance a sensory-friendly event. This sensory-friendly performance is designed to create a welcoming environment for families with children, and other individuals, who are on the autism spectrum or may have sensory sensitivities. This is for anyone who may benefit from being in a more relaxed environment.
A portion of the proceeds from this performance will support the Mann Center's free arts education initiatives and Eagles Autism Challenge.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR THIS PERFORMANCE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
• Noise canceling headsets available.
• Fidget toys, and other sensory items available.
• Trained volunteers from Temple University's Occupational Therapy Program.
• Lights will remain on (at a low level) during the performance.
RELAXED THEATER RULES:
• Guests are free to talk, leave their seats, and move freely during the performance.
• A designated safe/quiet area within the Mann property.