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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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Kauffman Center is Beautiful!!

We went to a concert at Kauffman Center in May. Absolutely perfect! No bad seat. We had the last row of Orchestra seating and they were great seats. Everyone was very nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We went to a concert at Kauffman Center in May. Absolutely perfect! No bad seat. We had the last row of Orchestra seating and they were great seats. Everyone was very nice, parking was easy, seating was comfortable. We had our mothers with us who are elderly and had no issues at all with getting them in and seated. Can't... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Such a beautiful new building. Definitely adds a lot to KC culture. Enjoy philharmonic/orchestral music or ballet/opera.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is one of the prettiest performing arts centers I have ever seen. It reminds me of visiting the Sydney Opera House. We've been to many concerts there and enjoy both the ballet hall and Helzberg. The KC Symphony is on par with any other in the nation - and they bring in a wide range of talent! I am... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Saw Lily Tomlin in concert here. We were too high up and too far back, but that's all they had left for tickets when we were there. The building is beautiful and very close to downtown and our hotel, the Marriott Downtown. It is also just across the street from the Convention Center, easy walking distance from the hotel.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

There were no performances while we were in town, so my friend and I went to just look at the building. We had missed the formal tour, but we were pleasantly surprised when we met Clarence. He works at the venue, and when he found out we were from out of town, he gave us a private tour inside. He... More 

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Gladstone, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've been here twice to see the Chieftains. What a great venue! Sound quality is wonderful, the musicians were raving about it. Food and drink available but very expensive. Parking is reasonable.

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

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

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

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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Additional Information about Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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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