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Topeka Performing Arts Center

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Address: 214 SE 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603-3966
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+1 785-340-7786
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice Place for a Concert Right Downtown

Went to TPAC the other night for a performance by a comedian. It is a great venue. Right downtown, Topeka, KS. Parking is a breeze, especially on a weekend as there are... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Styx here and the Venue was fabulous... seating was perfect, acoustics were great, beautiful place!!!! Even bathrooms were very adequate!!! Just disappointed that it was not sold out... my cousin said it never does, that Topeka is not a huge concert place... they should market their shows better... I drove in all the way from Springfield!!!

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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Very crowed seating in the upper balcony Bathrooms crowed and not marked well. Parking garage very hard to get around in.

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Greeley, Kansas
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

My husband and I attended the Topeka Performing Arts Center for the Texas Tenors show. We arrived quite early not knowing when the doors opened for the show. There is good parking close to the venue and it is in a location close to the interstate so it is easy to reach. The doors open for the performances 1 hour... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Went to TPAC the other night for a performance by a comedian. It is a great venue. Right downtown, Topeka, KS. Parking is a breeze, especially on a weekend as there are garages, and lots everywhere, plus the on street parking is open and free on the weekends. The hall itself is easily accessible, and well kept inside. Nice and... More 

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Reviewed August 20, 2016

The Topeka Performing Arts Center is an excellent location to attend a concert. We saw Chicago there on 8/7 and it was an excellent concert. Our floor seats were good, but it looks like all seats would be good as it is not a huge auditorium. The staff there were very helpful and friendly.

Thank Johnny K
New York City, New York
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Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Didn't see a show but driving by it was a really beautiful building. We had to stop and just to see what we can see in the lobby and overall it looks like it's a fantastic venue area. Definitely something if you're in the area and can see a show in it I think you'll be pleased

Thank Bernardo F
Lawrence, Kansas
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

TPAC is a very nice venue that you can take the whole family to. We took our daughters to their first play there and have been visiting over the years. They have a wide variety of performers in addition to school programs. It is a great community asset. Check the schedule and go to a show.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

We've seen several shows here (concerts, musicals, plays, comedians) and we have never been disappointed. Floor seats are great, but there's nothing wrong with the upper seats.

Thank 522703
San Jose, California
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Reviewed June 5, 2015

Went to go see the Topeka Symphony Orchestra - they were having kind of an off night, and the audience was clearly not familiar with the way a symphony works (eg clapping between movements), but overall it was a lovely evening!

Thank Chelsea W
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Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

The building itself is really nice. I've played in band concerts there in high school and I've seen a few plays, performances, and a concert there. The concert was Dustin Lynch, and even though I rated TPAC "excellent", it was mainly for the building and the actual stuff happening on stage. I have a few complaints, which I probably wouldn't... More 

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