Fall Classical Music & Dance: A Piquant Mix of Old and New
From common joys to psychological breaking points, Kansas City’s classical music and dance scene presents eclectic, exceptional programming that looks back at the traditions we love while leaping in unexpected directions.
Since opening in 2011, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has featured renowned performers from around the world and helped establish the Kansas City area as an exciting and diverse cultural destination for all.
“Annie” National Tour Delivers a Ray of Sunshine to the Kauffman Center
The latest traveling production—on the Muriel Kauffman Theater stage as part of the PNC Broadway in Kansas City season—offers all the charm and cheer of the original, but with the freshness of a new generation.
In describing his own work, the great American dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey once wrote, “Its roots are in American Negro culture, which is part of the whole country’s heritage, but the dance speaks to everyone.”