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Classic theatre, very atmospheric

I was here for a charity event which is a nice idea although the venue was only just about up to... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
jerryskc
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Kansas City, Missouri
he Midland Theatre 1228 Main St., Kansas City, MO

What a beautiful theatre!! Went here to see Michael Carbonaro, the Magican who is best known for... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Ge0rgetravels
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I paid $240 for two seats to see one of my favorite musicians. The seats were on the main floor on the aisle. Perfect! Uhhh ... not quite. The tiers aren't sloped. Unless you're 9 feet tall, you can't see anything unless you're in the...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was here for a charity event which is a nice idea although the venue was only just about up to it. I love these classic theaters though with their ornate designs and throwbacks to past times. For example downstairs there are still booths from...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

What a beautiful theatre!! Went here to see Michael Carbonaro, the Magican who is best known for his TV show "The Carbonaro Effect". This venu was a perfect place for this event! The interior decor is fabulous! Parking right next door was $10.00. This theatre...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Midland is really pretty inside but whoever owns it is really letting it deteriorate. My friend & I went there in November for the Price Is Right show. I had not been to the Midland in a long time and was kind of shocked...More

Thank saminkc
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Right downtown on Main with streetcar running past it. Close to Power and Light District and all hotels. Built in early 1900's and restored 20 years ago. Once had live theatre, then movies from 1950-1970. Now used as live venue again. Large facility with loges...More

1  Thank Motion22
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Loved our visit. It was a last minute decision on the way into town. We sat in the balcony stage left and was not disappointed with our view. Gorgeous architecture. Beer sold in lobby a bonus. Staff was friendly when helping find people their seats....More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I went to this theater for our annual nutcracker performance. First, the good: The theater is gorgeous with stained glass ceiling panels, gilded swirls and velvet curtains. Its everything you imagined in a beautiful old-timey theater. Additionally, you're allowed to take your...More

1  Thank julieh123468
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a great place for a show - lots of character. There really isn't a bad seat in the whole place.

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Just saw Bonnie Rait perform at the Midland and her voice rang clear and true. The theatre is a classic, the way they used to build them with acoustics in mind. Even Bonnie Riat was declaring how beautiful it was for her to sing there....More

1  Thank dmvmxv55
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very old theater and just beautiful with such an ornate interior. It is in need of renovation and update but is quite lovely. It's small enough that there are no bad seats and the sound is very, very good. My only complaint...More

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Response from travelsamc | Reviewed this property |
Here are some fabulous choices: more upscale: Anton's KC, Bristol Seafood Grill, Webster House Bars/Taverns with great food: Yard House, Tom's Town, Ruin's Pub There is a bar (drinks only) The Indie on Main attached to... More
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Marla E
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The theater is small enough that there really isn't a bad seat in the house. I personally like balcony seats even though they are further back from the stage because the seats are on an incline so you're not looking at the... More
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I parked in the garage just to the north of the Midland. It's under the building right next door and was the most convenient when we went. The weather was icy that night so we didn't have far to walk. It is $10, but it was... More
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