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  • Kansas City Ballet - The Nutcracker

    Until Dec 23, 2018

  • It's A Wonderful Life - Film with Live Orchestra

    Dec 21 - 22, 2018

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert

    Jan 4, 2019

  • Chris Thile

    Jan 12, 2019

  • The Sound of Music

    Jan 15 - 20, 2019

Kansas City Ballet - The Nutcracker Poster

Kansas City Ballet - The Nutcracker

Muriel Kauffman Theatre

Until December 23, 2018

See why The Nutcracker is Kansas City's favorite holiday entertainment, as soon as the curtain rises and you experience the breathtaking sights and sounds - a magically growing Christmas tree, dazzling costumes and scenery, stunning choreography and dozens of beautiful dancers, all synchronised with Tschaikovsky's score.

It's A Wonderful Life - Film with Live Orchestra Poster

It's A Wonderful Life - Film with Live Orchestra

Muriel Kauffman Theatre

December 21 - 22, 2018

Enjoy the embrace of this Christmas time classic as it comes to town for a live-to-screen concert, played by a live symphony. A celluloid masterpiece from Frank Capra, it's the illuminating tale of George Bailey what happens when his earthly woes are given new life by an Angel-in-training.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert Poster

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert

Muriel Kauffman Theatre

January 4, 2019

Enjoy the Boy Who Lived's fourth year in this magnificent live-to-screen concert that highlights Patrick Doyle's score with the help of a live orchestra. So grab your cloaks and get on your brooms as Harry returns to Hogwarts for his most mysterious and perilous year yet!

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Chris Thile

Muriel Kauffman Theatre

January 12, 2019

Known to many as the mandolinist and singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/progressive bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers and even more as the new host of long-running radio show Live From Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), Chris Thile has proven he is one to watch.

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The Sound of Music

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Muriel Kauffman Theatre

January 15 - 20, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic musical about the Maria and the Von Trapp family is on a fresh North American tour. This new production is helmed by Jack O'Brien, who has promised to wipe away the "varnish" and dig down into the real drama that lies at the heart of the story. Featuring one of the great scores of all time, The Sound of Music is always the unmissable family show of the year.

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64106

Name after philanthropist and civic leader Muriel Irene McBrien Kauffman, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a multi-venue arts center located in the city's downtown area. Though Muriel Kauffman had expressed her desire to create a performing arts venue, it was only in 2011 and several years after her death that construction was finished and the venue opened. Designed by architext Moshe Safdie, the centre and its two world-class stages - the Muriel Kauffman Theatre and Helzberg Hall - can accommodate over 3000 audience members per night and are home to the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, as well as the Lyric Opera of Kansas City.

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