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Photo courtesy of Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Photo courtesy of Lisa Waterman Gray
For the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony and Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was a long-awaited new home when it opened in 2011. Designed by renowned... Read More
For the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony and Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts was a long-awaited new home when it opened in 2011. Designed by renowned architect, Moshe Safdie, the facility is a breathtaking modern building with a sun-drenched, glass-walled lobby. Two performance halls host music, opera, theater, and dance programs, amid pitch-perfect acoustics, dramatic lighting and inviting color schemes. Performers from throughout the region, and across the globe, appreciate this stunningly beautiful and technologically superior space, where appreciative audiences applaud their efforts. 'The Kauffman' also offers a high-end restaurant as well as snacks and bar service.
- Best Attractions & Activities: "A well-lighted parking garage attaches directly to the Kauffman Center. But be sure to bring cash for the Arts District Garage during performance events."
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Attending a performance here is a special occasion whether you're listening to Tony Bennett or watching beautiful choreography by the Trey McIntyre Project.