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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
+1 816-994-7222
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What a Treat

A group of us went to see Peter Pan, the ballet. The seats are comfortable and the acoustics are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
skipsaundra
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Kansas City
Best venue for classical entertainment!

We enjoy a wonderful performance of Peter Pan, the ballet. Beautiful sets, great musical score and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stewart s
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Leawood, Kansas
via mobile
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1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
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+1 816-994-7222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went to see Peter Pan, the ballet. The seats are comfortable and the acoustics are amazing. We caught the before the show comment session which gave us a lot of insight to what to expect. The "flying" portion of Peter Pan...More

Thank skipsaundra
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy a wonderful performance of Peter Pan, the ballet. Beautiful sets, great musical score and outstanding choreography. The facilities are top notch. The volunteer expertly direct traffic. Great evening

Thank stewart s
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My best friend took me to see Riverdance at the Kauffman Center for my birthday. The architecture is gorgeous. It feels like you've ended up in Sydney, Australia! Inside the building is so bright and airy - gorgeous natural light during the day. It's easy...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

A wonderful building that meets the needs of all the performing venues. My only (minor) quibble is that it gets a bit congested when everyone is leaving after an event. Since we are usually not in any hurry we just hold back until traffic clears...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Kauffman Center for The Performing Arts is a must see in KC. A beautiful venue that hosts great entertainment from all over the World.

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

My husband surprised me with tickets to the symphony on my birthday weekend getaway. We love seeing all kinds of shows, so I was super excited about our fancy date! The Kauffman Center is gorgeous! I love the architecture - it's so unique and has...More

Thank Brandi K
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We attended a symphony concert at the Performing Arts Center, and it was amazing. The building needs to be experienced. The magnificent atrium seemed that it should be in a Star Wars movie. A photo of the concert is attached.

Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a place that must be experienced multiple times a year, every year for life! Love it! Wish we could go more often! It is a magnificent place for the Performing Arts!

Thank Mandy K
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable afternoon listening to the Kansas City symphony. What great local talent. The conductor was so passionate and fun to watch. I was sitting in the loft area so had a great view of the conductor. Kaufman center is a beautiful facility.

Thank DaisyPatch1970
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a n attractive building of unusual shape worth visiting just to appreciate and enjoy the architecture and the beautiful setting. The exterior looks of the building changes with the setting of the sun, and the interiors in the two halls and the common...More

Thank Previa1994
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aidancross
14 May 2018|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Previous answers are on point. There r really no bad seats in the smaller theatre.
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Janet S
27 December 2017|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Visitors do dress up ranging from business casual to chic depending upon the performance that they are attending.
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payel s
6 October 2017|
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Response from oneworldall1 | Reviewed this property |
I would strongly recommend it. Parking is limited and you could pay at time of parking if spaces are available, but pre-paying by buying on-line is your best bet. You could also do street parking but i would not recommend it
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