Kansas City: Venues
Kansas City Venues: Venues Around Kansas City
Below are our Kansas City Venues recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, venue history and other points of interest in Kansas City Art.
The Folly Theatre has been a mainstay in Kansas City cultural life for over a century. Opened at the waning of the Victorian Era, as the Standard Theatre, it began featuring live theatre, and vaudeville and burlesque shows as public tastes changed (and morals loosened) into the 1920s. The venue was known variously as the Century Theatre and Shuberts Missouri Theatre, even going nameless (as it was closed and the …more…
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Information
Public Transportation: Good
Handicapped Accessibility: Fully accessible
The Performing Arts Series (PAS) at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is a major cultural fixture in the Kansas City area, having brought locally, nationally, and internationally renowned artists to venues around the JCCC campus for over two decades. Events range from chamber music concerts to world-class vocal performances, lectures and spoken word to comedy, modern dance to classic Broadway theatre and more.
In addition to its programming, the PAS commissions …more…