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Performing Arts in KC

October 08, 2015

In the Kansas City metropolitan you'll find an abundance of theater, dance, music and so much more. See top performing acts in state-of-the-art facilities at a value only the Midwest can provide.

See musical performer State Line Drive, "Story Time at the Falls" at the Lansing Fall Festival on October 10 along Angel Falls Trail. The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy a variety of fall favorites: pumpkin decorating, craft vendors, a petting zoo and car seat safety check. Great food and drink is also available including baked goods and more.

Take in a hilarious show and a little bit of history all at once! Come see the production of Nana's Naughty Knickers in historic downtown Leavenworth's 1938 Art Deco Theater October 23, 24, 25, 30, and 31. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 913-651-0027. The theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a variety of theatrical productions throughout the year.

In Kansas City, creativity thrives. Internationally known museums, dynamic gallery districts and outstanding performances create a colorful palette for both locals and visitors. One of the most visually stunning venues in KC is the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. What began as a sketch on a napkin has become an architectural icon and home for the performing arts in Kansas City. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has changed Kansas City's skyline, as well as the experiences of artists and audiences throughout the region.

Visit the Chestnut Fine Arts Center in Olathe, KS, a music and drama studio and home to the well-known Dickens Carolers. Musicals and plays performed year round.

While K.C. Strings may occupy minimal space, they garner a huge following and have generated International buzz over their world-renowned instrument creation and restoration. One peek inside K.C. Strings and you'll want to immerse yourself in learning more about their line of instruments, artists who exclusively select K.C. Strings for their professional sound, the 300+ years of combined old-world craftsmanship and the faces and places K.C. Strings has met or traveled over the years.

Looking for a 5-star experience? The New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park is a nationally-acclaimed dinner theatre showing Broadway-style musicals and comedies featuring stars from the stage, film and TV. Every show offers a uniquely themed menu to satisfy your taste buds and the shows will leave you dancing in the aisles. Now showing at the New Theatre is "You Can't Take It With You," starring Jim O'Heir.