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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 6 days ago

I got to see two performances at the Kauffman Center/Helzberg Hall this year.to see Casablanca in Concert & the Pink Martini with the Kansas City Symphony. Both shows were excellent!! The acoustics are perfect. We had seats on the floor for Casablanca and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Love this place. Incredible architecture, handicapped accessible, easy covered parking and perfection in sound.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UrbanWorldTripper
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful and interesting building that houses 2 halls. A variety of high quality orchestra, ballet etc. a lovely place to spend an evening with a good friendly atmosphere. We have enjoyed the Symphony Orchestra performances. You might not expect a venue of this quality...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JS19772017
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful facilities with two halls. Excellent venue for all types of performing arts. We love to take our grandkids to experience cultural. Here we have symphony, ballet, theatre song and dance. Wonderful restaurant pre performance.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 325stewarts
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The Kauffman Center consists of two unique stages, one to support music and the other designed for theatre/opera. Many nights there are events taking place on these two stages at the same time. The schedule is busy and it is a delight to visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RDerringer
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

I love this place and never get tired of going there. It is always magical! Awesome architecture! And the performances are fabulous. One of the best acoustics in the Country. Highly recommended

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Dougrun8
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Everything about the Kauffman Center is beautiful, both inside and outside. One could enjoy the place just admiring the beautiful architecture. The grounds are nicely landscaped and maintained clean. The two music halls have wonderful sound systems. The organ instrument in the Helzberg hall produces...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Previa1994
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I recently saw the KC symphony play Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. It was a magical experience. The building itself is beautiful and just being in it makes you feels so fancy. Every seat in the theater is a great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LGogol2018
Reviewed May 23, 2019

The Kauffman Center has 2 beautiful halls, one for Ballets and Opera, and another for other music. The sound produced by both halls are fantastic and every seat in both halls provide extremely nice views and sound. The parking is very spacious, even in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Attended a graduation here last year, Jazz Symphony this year. Nice venue. Interesting architecture.

Date of experience: May 2019
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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.