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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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An Incredible Facility

I have purchased season tickets for the symphony just because this building is so amazing! Besides... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patti H
Kansas City, Missouri
Amazing venue!

Had the opportunity to attend the Leslie Odom Jr. show sitting in the opera seat section. Not only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, Missouri
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have purchased season tickets for the symphony just because this building is so amazing! Besides being beautiful, the acoustics are incredible! You can be sitting in the back and feel like you are sitting right next to the musician. Both halls are absolutely perfect...More

Thank Patti H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the opportunity to attend the Leslie Odom Jr. show sitting in the opera seat section. Not only is the seating remarkable no matter where you sit but the acoustics were amazing. The interior design is nothing short of awe inspiring. It was my first...More

1  Thank marpotts01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Bride and I saw Ben Folds and the KC Symphony on 9/25/18 and were blown away. Neither of us have ever been to an orchestra/symphony/opera and we were astounded by the experience. Of course, Ben Folds is not your typical experience when going to...More

Thank Alejandro S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This should be on a list of must do’s in Kansas City! The architecture alone is stunning and taking in the symphony or any performance going on there is memorable!! The views from the building out over the city are beautiful- especially at night!!! The...More

1  Thank mkgolightly
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We have been several times and every time it just doesn't disappoint!!! Our son is in the Kansas City Youth Symphony so we have been able to watch them perform along with our high school Symphonic band and of course Tuba Christmas is amazing! Plus...More

1  Thank ScrappinTraveler
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great building. Worth a drive by even if you don't go to a show. Love to drive under the cables and look up at the glass

1  Thank Justin S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This concert hall is a stunner. All spaces, including entrances, lobby, and hall are well thought out, beautiful and welcoming. The architecture is very modern but still warm and inviting. One great aspect of the concert experience is that no matter where you sit, you...More

1  Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Certainly a place not to be missed - creative architecture, great acoustics (hardly a parallel line in the hall) and a true landmark on the KC skyline!

1  Thank trackervienna
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I've attended a gala fundraiser and the Nutcracker ballet at the Kauffman Center. The glass lobby is stunning and gives an incredible view of Kansas City. The theater I sat in was visually appealing, very modern. Sound was great quality. The Midland Theater near the...More

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is a definite must see in KC. The architecture is amazing. I don’t think there is a right angle in the place. All curves. The organ pipes are not at right angles either. It is a great space and great sound. The staff is...More

1  Thank Daniel S
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14 May 2018|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Previous answers are on point. There r really no bad seats in the smaller theatre.
Janet S
28 December 2017|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Visitors do dress up ranging from business casual to chic depending upon the performance that they are attending.
payel s
6 October 2017|
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Response from oneworldall1 | Reviewed this property |
I would strongly recommend it. Parking is limited and you could pay at time of parking if spaces are available, but pre-paying by buying on-line is your best bet. You could also do street parking but i would not recommend it