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Coterie Theatre

Address: 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 474 6552
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Ranked #10 of 60 Activities in Kansas City
Type: Performances, Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: The Coterie Named "One of the Five Best Theaters for Young Audiences" in the US by TIME magazine...
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Type: Performances, Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Owner description: The Coterie Named "One of the Five Best Theaters for Young Audiences" in the US by TIME magazine, the Coterie Theatre provides unique theatre experiences for families and young audiences. It is nationally recognized for its one-of-a-kind programming. The Coterie's season is year-round and offers a Family Series and Preteen/Teen Series productions at the theatre's mainstage in Crown Center. Its "Coterie At Night" productions are intended for teens and adults and are performed at various venues. Individual, group and season tickets are available. Acting and theatre classes are offered year-round for students K-12th grades in Kansas City (Crown Center), Overland Park (Miller-Marley), Parkville (Park University) and Lee's Summit (MCC-Longview). An extensive summer camp program is offered at these sites plus Plaza (Pembroke Hill), South Kansas City (Notre Dame de Sion), and Liberty (Liberty Community Center).

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Shawnee, KS
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

The cozy theater with every seat filled "after" the Christmas and New Year's holidays, says a lot about the quality of this show. The actors/puppeteers were enthusiastic, genuine and seemed fully wrapped up in sharing this magical story with us. Their expressions, characters, humor and beautiful singing voices gave me goose bumps several times. It was so well cast!!! The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I happened to find this play on-line and was in Kansas City for a mini-vacation with my grandson. We went to a Friday night performance of Rudolf the red nose reindeer and we both really enjoyed it! Well done!

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Missouri
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The Coterie Theatre is one of Kansas City's main treasures. Every single time I have visited, the plays and actors are creative and talented. One time we visited and saw "The Hungry Caterpillar". The Coterie Theatre actors and staff were amazing.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This theater not only is designed for the audience to feel a part of each and every show, but they have wonderful energy at the shows. This is a very special treat for children!!!! A MUST!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Has restaurants,shopping, Really like to eat in the Trolly and get you picture made in one of the old photo booths

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Coterie is a hidden secret in KC this is a wonderful children theatre for ALL ages. Adults and children will enjoy the shows. Our girls are grown but we still support the theatre because it is that good.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We see several shows a year at the Coterie. Their staging and costuming is so creative! So many children's theaters skew to very young audiences.. I take my teenager and his friends regularly. A nice mix of educational and purely entertaining shows. Attending the Coterie is one of my very favorite things about living in Kansas City!

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Kansas City
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My kids always love going to Coterie...enjoyable for all ages. Plays are well cast and children are engaged in the story.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The Coterie is truly an incredible theater. Bringing a wide variety of stories to life every season, it is wonderful for all ages. It is a particularly great theater experience for children. It is an intimate theater, fitting maybe 150 people, and the actors feel within reach. There is no need to sit on Daddy's shoulders for the little ones... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is SUCH a fun place to come to see live theatre! It's a very intimate theatre and the actors are almost within arms reach. They offer a great range of shows for a broad range of audiences, and there isn't a bad seat in the house! The prices are also incredibly reasonable. A must-visit Kansas City family destination!!

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