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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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World-Class Concert Hall

This concert hall is a stunner. All spaces, including entrances, lobby, and hall are well thought... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jacksonville, Florida
Gorgeous hall, great acoustics and pipe organ

Certainly a place not to be missed - creative architecture, great acoustics (hardly a parallel line... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vienna, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 6 days ago

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!

Thank trackervienna
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first time you walk in, you can’t help but admire the view. We went at night so we were able to see all the lights across downtown. We saw the Nutcracker with some friends, and we were not disappointed. Our seats were in the...More

Thank KcG1292HU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I attend the National Geographic Series that is hosted by the Kauffman Center and it is a wonderful place. The acoustics are second to none. I have also attended many other talks and gatherings here. The facilities are ideal for large groups...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kansas City may feature parks, fountains, blues and barbecue, but nothing surpasses what is available at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. NOTHING! The KCPA, designed by Moshe Kafdie is an architectural delight. There may be a fine play, opera or symphonic performance that...More

Thank Kev K
Reviewed 12 May 2018

A group of us went to see Peter Pan, the ballet. The seats are comfortable and the acoustics are amazing. We caught the before the show comment session which gave us a lot of insight to what to expect. The "flying" portion of Peter Pan...More

Thank skipsaundra
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoy a wonderful performance of Peter Pan, the ballet. Beautiful sets, great musical score and outstanding choreography. The facilities are top notch. The volunteer expertly direct traffic. Great evening

Thank stewart s
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My best friend took me to see Riverdance at the Kauffman Center for my birthday. The architecture is gorgeous. It feels like you've ended up in Sydney, Australia! Inside the building is so bright and airy - gorgeous natural light during the day. It's easy...More

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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.
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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