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Published on January 09, 2020
Here are Kansas City's top 5 performing arts spotsKauffman Center for the Performing Arts. | Photo: Travis V./Yelp

Looking for the best performing arts options near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top performing arts spots around Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for performing arts.

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1. Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts

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First on the list is Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, located at 1601 Broadway Blvd. The venues, event space, music venue and performing arts spot is the highest-rated performing arts spot in Kansas City, boasting five stars out of 101 reviews on Yelp.

2. Starlight Theatre

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Next up is Blue River Greenway's Starlight Theatre, situated at 4600 Starlight Road. With 4.5 stars out of 106 reviews on Yelp, the performing arts spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland


Central Business District-Downtown's Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland, located at 1228 Main St., is another top choice. Yelpers give the music venue, venues and event space and performing arts spot four stars out of 121 reviews.

4. Kansas City Repertory Theatre

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Over in Western 49-63, check out Kansas City Repertory Theatre, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp. You can find the performing arts spot at 4949 Cherry St.

5. American Jazz Museum


Last but not least, there's American Jazz Museum, an 18th And Vine And Downtown East favorite with four stars out of 47 reviews. Stop by 1616 E. 18th St. to hit up the museum and performing arts and jazz and blues spot next time the urge strikes.

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