Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Performing Arts, Music Venue, Theater
1601 Broadway Blvd (at W 16th St)
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 994-7200
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm
10:00am - 6:00pm



  • When in doubt, always dress up.
  • Check out the amazing view of the Kansas City skyline from here
  • Wear your Sunday best here.
  • The second floor bar is far less crowded pre-show than downstairs since people don't expect it to be there if they haven't been before. Tip doesn't apply to intermission when they figure it out.
  • Want to go here
  • Convenient, safe parking for our events at the Arts District Garage. You don't even have to go outside in bad weather! Enter from 17th or Wyandotte.Reserve a spot by pre-purchasing thru the Box Office
  • This architecture reminds me of Sydney's opera house. Just spectacular! Kansas City has done well. Can't wait to attend a performance in one of the halls. soon, very soon.
  • Best venue in the Midwest. Only downside is congested exit, but that's because it's always packed!
  • Not a bad view in the house... Amazing view at night.
  • Volunteer and you get to see tons of the best shows in town for free!
  • It was great it was wonderful
  • Screwtape Letters is amazing!
  • Brand new arts center and an architectural treasure. The lead architect for it has designed buildings in Jerusalem and Singapore. Seats 1,800 and 1,600 in two halls and has a custom-built organ.
  • Even the nose bleed seats are good!
  • Grand opening on Sunday
  • Scenic view and great architecture.
  • This is a very beautiful building! If you get coffee make sure you try the blend especially made for the venue! Check both bars to see which one has it.
  • Saw both John Legend and Patti Labelle here. Loved it!
  • Drinks are outrageously expensive and not that good. But the rest of this place is AMAZING. Great views, wonderful performances, solid staff, etc.
  • Attending "Music from a Time of War", celebrating the music of WW1

Nearby places

1656 Broadway Blvd (btwn W 16th & 17th St)
1526 Walnut St (btwn E 15th & 16th St)
2030 Central St (at W 21st St)