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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
+1 816-994-7222
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Cultural Excellence

There is a wide variety of performing arts opportunities in this extraordinarily fine facility... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jsinger2017
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Weatherby, Missouri
Outstainding Performing Arts Venue

Kansas City has a real gem with the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The facility is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jads4u
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Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“helzberg hall” (31 reviews)
“kc symphony” (20 reviews)
“beautiful venue” (26 reviews)
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1601 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108-1229
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a wide variety of performing arts opportunities in this extraordinarily fine facility. Seating is comfortable and roomy, with numerous views of the stages. Covered parking is available on-site as well as dining experiences. This is truly a crown jewel of Kansas City.

Thank jsinger2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kansas City has a real gem with the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The facility is beautiful and the two venues inside are some of the best for seeing the symphony, ballet, plays and so on. There is ample parking at the venue and...More

Thank jads4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Kansas City is so fortunate to have this beautiful performing arts center. I volunteer at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and my mouth dropped at the beauty of this building. The floor to ceiling glass windows offer excellent views of the downtown area. We...More

Thank Nanalee3
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful show at a great venue. I don’t think there’s a bad seat in the house. Recommend getting a parking pass when buying performance tickets. Will definitely return.

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Completely astonishing opera performance, beautiful ambiance, very helpful staff. We spend a night to remember.

Thank payel s
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We're so lucky to have such a beautiful performing arts venue here in Kansas City! The acoustics in Helzberg Hall are amazing. The architecture is unique. The KCSymphony is high caliber. I had the opportunity to hear the wonderful huge pipe organ at a KC...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, MO, was designed by famed architect Moshe Safdeh. The Concert Hall is particularly noteworthy. It is like being in a giant wooden nest with perfect acoustics. The south side of the building is several stories...More

Thank lindaavogel
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We were there for the Melissa Ethridge performance on Saturday night. It was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING...The Kansas city Symphony along with Melissa were Great I could actually hear every instrument being used. This is an amazing place and Melissa is an amazing performer. Great vocals. Thanks...More

Thank Red T
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Attended the marvelous KC Symphony last night. The Kauffman Center is one of the most beautiful buildings and the atmosphere wonderful. Acoustics are perfect and top of the art for any live performance. We started by dining in the in-house restaurant. The food is delicious...More

1  Thank karensP9621ND
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We just attended a showing of a Star Trek movie with the KC Orchestra! What's great venue I don't think there's a bad seat in the house. Gives you an intimate connection with the performers and performances. Don't pass up a visit there

Thank joniefitz4
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payel s
5 October 2017|
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Response from AlbanyMisskitty | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to pre-purchase a parking ticket. Parking is $10/event, payable when you pull into the garage. There is on -street parking but if it's a popular program, or if there are concerts in both halls, I found it a... More
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50statetraveler2013
21 June 2017|
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Response from oneworldall1 | Reviewed this property |
They allow taxis in the stadium for drop off and pickup
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aufan7
29 May 2017|
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Response from LorenzoKC | Reviewed this property |
Probably the Hotel Phillips or the Hilton President,also the Downtown Marriott.
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