The safety of our guests, staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance to us. As news about the coronavirus, or COVID-19, continues to develop, we want to share with you some important information. For a list of health and safety updates, visit kauffmancenter.org/health.
Effective Oct. 12:
A negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to a performance will now be accepted as an alternative to proof of vaccination (subject to artist approval) for Kauffman Center Presents performances and other select performances from touring/community arts organizations presented throughout the season. For a list of acceptable COVID-19 tests and additional FAQs, visit our health page.
PLEASE NOTE: Organizations NOT accepting negative COVID-19 tests and requiring proof of full vaccination at performances include:
- Kansas City Ballet
- Kansas City Symphony
- Lyric Opera of Kansas City
- Harriman-Jewell Series
Please note, masks and photo IDs are required for all attendees regardless of vaccination status.
A list of all public performances currently scheduled through November 30 including accepted admission requirements can be found below.
For more information about the COVID-19 protocols at a specific event, please visit the organization’s website that issued your tickets for additional information.
Acceptable Documentation for Admission
|Date||Performance||Presenting Organization||Masks Required||Picture ID Required||Proof of Vaccination||Negative COVID-19 Test (72 hours)|
|October 15 – 24||Celts||Kansas City Ballet||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|October 22-24||The Music of John Williams||Kansas City Symphony||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|October 26||Pink Martini featuring China Forbes||Kauffman Center Presents||X||X||X||X|
|October 27||Black Violin: Impossible Tour||Kauffman Center Presents||X||X||X||X|
|October 29-31||Brahm’s First, Bruch’s Violin Concerto||Kansas City Symphony||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|October 30||Asleep at the Wheel||Kauffman Center Presents||X||X||X||X|
|October 31||Champions Of Magic||Kauffman Center Presents||X||X||X||X|
|November 5-7||Scheherazade! Plus Strauss||Harriman-Jewell Series||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|November 13-14||Lyric Opera Goes to Hollywood in Concert||Lyric Opera of Kansas City||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|November 18||Renee Fleming, Soprano in Recital||Harriman-Jewell Series||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|November 22||Hometown Concert & Holiday Reception featuring Matt Leisy||Kauffman Center Spotlight Membership Program||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
|November 26||Schumann’s “Rhenish” with Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto||Kansas City Symphony||X||X||X||Not Accepted|
The Kauffman Center Box Office counter is currently closed. For tickets to future events, please call 816.994.7222 or visit kauffmancenter.org/tickets.
Box Office Phone Hours
Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: Closed
Please visit our events page to see the full schedule of current performances at the Kauffman Center. Please reach out to email@example.com or the Kauffman Center Box Office at 816.994.7222 with any additional questions.
As a reminder, please refer to our ticket policy information and policy and procedures resource for more information. If you have pre-purchased parking, your parking pass will be valid should the event be rescheduled.
Our procedures will be updated as needed, and we are monitoring information as it is shared by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and partners. For more information, visit CDC and the World Health Organization.
For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Kauffman Center Box Office at 816.994.7222 during regular business hours.
The Kauffman Center values your support and understanding during this time.