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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
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What a marvelous theatre!

My wife and I attended the performance of Celtic Woman at the Kauffman. We got the tickets by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kenneth R
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a wonderful theater

The building by itself is an architectural marvel. It appears to be falling forward, but strong... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I attended the performance of Celtic Woman at the Kauffman. We got the tickets by donating to a public TV fundraiser. The seats were great -- seven rows from the stage and exactly center. The stage, sound, and lighting combined with the...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building by itself is an architectural marvel. It appears to be falling forward, but strong steel cables support the buidling. Huge glass panes make this look lovely. There are 2 beautiful halls with excellent acoustics inside. The seating arrangements are very good.There is an...More

Thank enjeekay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is by far the best concert venue in Kansas City and maybe one of he best in the US. After attending a concert here attending other concert venues around town seem less than acceptable. Staff does an outstanding job of assisting and parking...More

Thank oneworldall1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here three times. Great experiences all. Easy parking and great performances. The symphony was mesmerizing and the Broadway shows were enjoyable even in the less expensive seats. The views are an added free feature.

Thank HoneyShawnee
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been to the Kauffman 4 times and it has been a wonderful experience every time. All the staff and Volunteers are the best ever.... This is the best of Kansas City

1  Thank Trisha U
Reviewed 15 May 2017

While visiting in the KC area with high school friends, I attended the performance of "42nd Street". The show was quite entertaining. The Kauffman Center is absolutely beautiful! While our seats were in the upper tier, we were still able to see and hear really...More

Thank dsshappard
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We saw 42nd Street at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. It was held in the Muriel Kauffman Theater which is the larger of the two theaters inside. The Kauffman Center is an absolutely spectacular venue for an event. The outside is striking with...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Kaufman Performing Arts Center opened in 2011.Moshe Safdie is the architect . He also designed Chrystal Bridges, an American Art Museum in Bentonville, AR. It has two performance halls. The beautiful wooden hall in the oval shaped space is home to the Kansas City...More

Thank rdurkin30
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a first rate performance hall(s). There are two which I understand were built first then the surrounding building to house both. I also recall from the tour that this is one of the top acoustically perfect performing halls in the world. No matter...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went to see The Pirates of Penzance. I wanted to see it for a very long time and finally got the chance. Who was really really great. We purchase tickets of few weeks ago and free paid for the covered parking. It was a...More

Thank George B
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Will be arriving at stadium by taxi from our hotel. Is it easy to find a taxi after game? Have been to 22 stadiums and many do not allow taxis to come close to parks. Dont want to wander in dark after game
22 June 2017|
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Response from oneworldall1 | Reviewed this property |
They allow taxis in the stadium for drop off and pickup
best hotel to stay
30 May 2017|
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Response from LorenzoKC | Reviewed this property |
Probably the Hotel Phillips or the Hilton President,also the Downtown Marriott.
Attending Oriental Dance on 2/12/17, what should the attire be?
11 February 2017|
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Response from luv2travelwichita18 | Reviewed this property |
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