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The Midland by AMC

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Address: 1228 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105-2107
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+1 816-283-9900
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

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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 it. I love these classic theaters though with their ornate designs and throwbacks... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 reviews
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 front row of that tier. To make it worse, the acoustics are awful. I may... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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169 reviews
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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 which to make phone calls, although he phones themselves are, of course, long gone. As... More 

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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475 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 is in Kansas City's Power & Light district. Lots of fun things to do in... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 at the condition of the place. The stage curtain velvet was bald in some places.... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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349 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 and three balconys. Hosts everything from major comedieans to Broadway touring shows. Lots of musical... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 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. The stairs needed more lighting upon exit of the show and prepare for time to... More 

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Thank Kimberly H
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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 beverages into the theater area (theres a full bar actually inside the interior theater doors)... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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63 reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

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

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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. The sound was pure and again clear. They just dont make them like this anymore.... More 

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Wamego
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Reviewed 24 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 is that the floor is not sloped and they have taken out the theater chairs... More 

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