Posts Tagged “theater”

Folly Benefit 2012: “Light the Lights!”

By | November 20, 2012

Kansas City is known for a lot of things – its sports, its jazz, its barbecue. Many people, however, do not recall that the performing arts play a large role in the community. For years, plenty of stars have come through Kansas City on their way to bigger and better things and the Folly Benefit […]

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A Look at “Nixon in China”

By | March 23, 2012

The production of “Nixon in China” performed by the Lyric Opera has been called stunning. Credit is given to the pulsating score, composed by John Adams, performed with authority under direction of Ward Holmquist’s baton, by the Kansas City Symphony. In combination with the physical production, inventive staging and extraordinary soloists, this opera is amazing. […]

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Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Opens

By | October 11, 2011

Looking like some morphed, American version of the Sydney Opera House, Kansas City’s latest arts and entertainment venue has finally opened its doors. The jaw-breaking moniker, and the full, proper name of the new location, is The Kaufman Center for the Performing Arts. The building will feature opera performances, dance events, theater presentations, and musical […]

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