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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 994-7200
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A portal to music and dance

The Kauffman center for the performing arts is not only sensational design on the outside that adds to the Kansas City skyline , the performers inside the center put it over the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Kauffman center for the performing arts is not only sensational design on the outside that adds to the Kansas City skyline , the performers inside the center put it over the top for a wonderful chance to see classic ballet, the symphony or other performances that come to Kansas City. The seats all give you an excellent view and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Even if you aren't a live music.theatre fan, pick something you might like that's appearing at the Kauffman and go, if for no other reason than to see the building. This addition to the Kansas City skyline is an architectural wonder that offers beautiful views of the cityscape. Parking under the building. The seats are comfortable (and there's not a... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful design and acoustics! Beautiful. I've been to many performances of the opera and the symphony here. My only complaint with the design (and it really is hard to believe it passed fire code) is that when you leave, there is almost only one way out unless you want to walk around the entire perimeter of the building. Everyone is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I attended a concert here with a school group and thoroughly enjoyed it. Acoustics were great and the facility is beautiful.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Kaufman Center offers a world-class facility for plays, concerts, symphony, or any performance. Comfortable seats. Great views. Incredible acoustics. I understand musical artists like to play Kansas City just to do so in this venue. Make sure you attend some events here. Make sure to buy parking pass, because lot does get full. One negative - at end of... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have season tickets to a series of productions, some of which are at the Kauffman Center. After reading all of the glowing comments about the venue at the time of its opening, I had very high expectations and they haven't been met. While I have a number of complaints, I'm going to focus on ingress and egress. Parking is... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We recently enjoyed Randy Newman with the Kansas City Symphony. Although the talent was exceptional, the space has great acoustics which makes all performances very pleasant to experience.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have been to two recent concerts, one with Mary Chapin Carpenter and the KC Symphony and the other with Lily Tomlin. They were in two different theaters at the Kauffman Center and both theaters were spectacular.

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Wellsville, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great musicians and informative talk about composers. Enjoyed the free one hour concert. Packed house. The volunteers are very helpful on seat selection.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We were fortunate to have the opportunity to experience this great concert hall. Friends surprised us for our anniversary and it was just amazing. The building and acoustics were incredible. We can't wait to return.

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Additional Information about Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Address: Address: 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 994-7200
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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