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Mean Girls the Musical and the 40th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade Download

29:22 Download November 23rd, 2019

The Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia welcomes the debut national tour of Tina Fey’s Mean Girls – The Musical. The show made its Philadelphia debut this week and runs through December 1st at the Academy of Music. Kristen is joined by Mary Kate Morrissey, a Philly native and Bishop Shanahan graduate who plays Janis in the show. The two talk about the show’s message, costumes and differences between the movie and the musical. Mean Girls and the Kimmel Center have also partnered with Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, so when you purchase your tickets at – be sure to use code PINK and $1 from every Mean Girls ticket sold with the code will be donated. Tickets are on sale now starting at $20. Don’t miss it.

Then Mark Yoder, President and CEO of the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce returns to BEN Around Philly to to give the scoop on this year’s 40th Annual QVC West Chester Christmas Parade. Head to Downtown West Chester on Friday, December 6th for their biggest and best Christmas parade yet. Join BEN-FM’s own Kristen Herrmann and Matt Cord, master of ceremonies 6ABC’s Adam Joseph, along with QVC hosts Carolyn Gracie and Dan Hughes – plus 24 marching bands, floats, antique vehicles, local schools, businesses, volunteer fire companies, and other service organizations. The evening also features the 11th annual US Air Force Jingle Elf Run and Walk (a 2-mile run or 1-mile walk that kicks off at 6:30pm before the parade), the 2nd Annual Fill the stocking, and the Key Financial Holiday Village (open 5pm – 9pm) with complimentary treats, hot chocolate, face painting, holiday tunes, photo ops and more – ALL FREE! Oh, and the big man himself AND the Mrs. will surely be there too. Find parking, schedule, line-up and more at

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