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“Christmas Eve Nutcracker performance” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
816 994-7200
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Ranked #5 of 176 things to do in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Christmas Eve Nutcracker performance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Beautiful theater. We sat in the front row of the mezzanine, perfect seats, but from what I could tell, there was not a bad seat in the house. Everything looked and sounded great. Hoping to make it back for Dracula in February!

Visited December 2013
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Olathe, Kansas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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“Unsurpassed Music and Design”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The Kauffman is just phenomenal. The stunning design of this beautiful performing arts venue is jaw-dropping. The views from the lobby areas are gorgeous and the acoustics within the theater spaces are amazing. This should be on your bucket list for an evening concert, ballet or musical. It is a gem.

Visited May 2013
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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“Great Venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We have been to Kaufman Performing Arts Center for two Christmas symphony performances. Once we sat up in the balcony and the other on the front row. Both were equally as good. There cannot be a bad seat, even behind the stage. The organ is unbelievable. If you are hesitant to go, take in a Christmas concert. Very entertaining and relaxing in a fun atmosphere. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Go have fun and enjoy yourself. You will not be disappointed. I almost forgot, take some time to admire the beauty of the center.

Visited December 2013
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Lake Lotawana, Missouri
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“Ballet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Have missed the Nutcracker Ballet for several years and had the opportunity to go with family this year. It was such a treat. The Kansas City Ballet gets better and better all the time. Simply beautiful. The sets and costumes are so ingenious and the seating in the Helzberg theatre is superb. Not a bad seat in the house. Put it on your calendar for 2014....it won't disappoint and it never gets old

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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“Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is impressive. It is definitely worth a visit. Quite an addition to Kansas City! Saw the Nutcracker with my wife and the performance was great, the Kansas City Symphony was great and the venue is outstanding!

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