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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our trip to Kansas City to visit friends, we attended a Sunday afternoon performance of the Kansas City Philharmonic orchestra. We elected to get tickets that were behind the orchestra because it was such an unusual option. And what a great treat...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yachats70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kansas City is so blessed to have such a beautiful place to showcase the performing arts. We attended a concert in Helzberg Hall as part of the recent ACDA convention. The experience was phenomenal--there is not a bad seat in the house and the acoustics...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 66dougb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people of Kansas City are very lucky. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a wonderful downtown venue for its symphony as well as lots of other arts organzation. Helzberg Hall is the home of the Kansas City Symphony - it is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the Kansas City symphony Music of Michael Jackson show. The building is beautiful and the show was fantastic. There is a parking garage attached for $10. There are concessions including beer and wine for before the show and at intermission. No food...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fairydust_01
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We've seen several performances and events at the Kauffman and have thoroughly enjoyed them all! Very comfortable seating and the view is fabulous from almost any seat!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joansK9143HD
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Took the wife to see the performance. First time at the beautiful center. Definitely worth a few return visits. I will keep an eye out for future performances. Parking and entering the facility was simple. There is a little construction in the downtown area, so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RickyLee
Reviewed December 17, 2018

I took my wife to the Nutcracker Ballet for her birthday. We've been to performances in other cities before, but this had to be the best that we've ever seen. The set was amazing, the live orchestra was incredible, and the dancing was awesome. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PT1102
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I work with symphony orchestras throughout the country and around the world. I am privileged to work in some beautiful performing arts centers. Some rooms simply sound better than others. This room is amazing. It doesn't hurt that the symphony is stellar as well. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sparrish92
Reviewed December 12, 2018

When to see Wizard which my grand-daughter was a youth ballet performer. Seats were outstanding and center personnel were very accommodating. We were able to gain better seats during intermission to better see my grand-daughter's performance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fontaine P
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Each auditorium is unique in design and decor. Love the Kauffman because it is easy in and out. Might be a bit confusing in figuring out which auditorium you belong in, but oh the experience! Only rated 4 out of 5 stars because of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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March 7, 2019|
Response from Ronald W | Reviewed this property |
I have no knowledge on that subject. The Webster House is next door, if fine dining is your thing.
February 27, 2019|
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Response from PT1102 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there was a coat check. Not sure about a place to store luggage.