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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Address: 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 994-7200
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Ranked #3 of 60 Activities in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Breese, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The acoustics are as amazing as the Kansas City Symphony! Yefim Bronfman was the pianist who brought the packed house to a standing ovation after his performance. This was our second visit to the Kaufman to hear the Kansas City Symphony perform and we will definitely be making the five hour trip again

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Kansas City, MO
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185 reviews 185 reviews
13 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Almost brand-new state of the art facility. Seating options and sound quality are first rate. Quality performances of Broadway Shows and other Performing Arts. Ample parking options, Valet parking available for a fee. Concessions do serve alcohol. Dine early or later nearby at a number of venues. Webster House is our favorite, a special, elegant setting - Do make a... More 

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Midwest
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

First, it's heresy to say anything in the slightest bit negative about the Kauffman in Kansas City. So let me begin with the obvious -- this facility is absolutely fabulous in so many ways -- from its acoustics to its cutting-edge design. However, there are a couple of "flaws" that prevent it from being perfect. Even a first time visitors... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our guests really enjoyed visit this venue for a tour. Many suggested they would like to attend a performance here in the future!

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Altoona, Kansas
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Talk about spectacular, well this place indeed is just that. The architecture is fantastic! We live about three hours away and have been twice and have been totally impressed both times. We just attended Handel's Messiah last weekend. Tickets are easy to purchase on their website. It's located just off the interstate and easy to find. A parking garage, which... More 

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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It's awe inspiring to see this building. It took a lot of resources to make it happen but it is worth it. It adds to the downtown look.

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The architecture is second only to the outstanding acoustics of the music hall. Really first rate venue and should attract top performers.

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Gladstone, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Kansas City Ballet performs at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. We had the pleasure of watching the performance of Alice. The Center itself is a beautiful venue. One side of the lobby is glass and provides a view of the city. On the other side are two theaters. Acoustics were excellent and we could hear the tap... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The building is a piece of architecture-wonderment! The opera we attended was delightful. Not a bad seat in the house. Excellent sound. We will be back!

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St. Louis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Awesome Performance and impressive venue. The architechture with all the interesting curves and angles is very unique.

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