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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone Number: 816 994-7200
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A wonder

Amidst the old glory of Kansas City sits this architectural wonder. We saw Don Giovanni here in practically nosebleed seats but could hear and see everything with great clarity... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
RarimS
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Atchison, Kansas
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Atchison, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amidst the old glory of Kansas City sits this architectural wonder. We saw Don Giovanni here in practically nosebleed seats but could hear and see everything with great clarity. Definitely come by to have a gaze at this centerpiece of the "new KC."

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw Jay Leno. Beautiful location. Drove in and used the valet. It was fast and efficient. Recommend a trip to this location.

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Dodge City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to attend a concert. The building architecture is very enjoyable to just walk through and take in. We parked in the attached garage and even though more expensive it was worth it for the convenience.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is second to none. The architectural design, functionality and acoustics of the performance halls are top notch. This structure is a flawless gem in Kansas City's crown.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our version of the Sydney Opera house [designed by same group]. this city center venue makes it convenient to nearby restaurant and bars. If you are into music or ballet than go hear to listen to the outstanding sound.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building. Great sound acoustics. The staff treats everyone like royalty. The only negative was the steepness of the stair steps down to our seats in the balcony. If you're afraid of heights opt for floor seats!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue for concerts. Stunning architecture, great for photo ops. I've been to two different concerts here, one in the nosebleed section and the second quite close and the sound was wonderful in both sections. The upper balcony seats feel a bit removed from the experience so if you can afford seats on the floor, it's worth the splurge.

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San Mateo, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you think this structure is stunning on the outside then check out the magnificence on the inside. Free tours on Fridays between 9 and 5.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Everything about the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a great experience. When purchasing tickets you have the choice of also purchasing a parking voucher. It's a very easy in and out even with a sold out event. There is also valet parking available and for those that don't mind walking a bit, there is street parking. The building... More 

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is an outstanding experience. Had attended with season tickets for several years for the symphony. The accustics are second to none. The symphony itself with the current leader leaves nothing to be desired. The building itsself is beautiful as well. Many different types of performances utilize the Kaufmann Center aside from the symphony such as plays, opera, and many... More 

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