In this time of change across the world, Encore Club has made a few changes themselves. With an effort to expand the Young Friends Group in a way that is not only more inclusive, but provides a structure that will promote growth, changes in leadership structure and pricing will be implemented for this upcoming season.
The Grand Lady of Twelfth Street is celebrating her 120th birthday on September 23rd! Help us celebrate by donating to her birthday fundraiser.
As the Folly staff continues to stay ever observant on the COVID-19 health regulations we have determined that moving forward with the previously scheduled October 17th and December 12th Folly Jazz concerts wouldn’t make sense both for health safety and financial reasons.
The Folly Theater and Voltage have teamed up to build a new Folly Theater website!
The Folly Theater recognizes the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. While this statement is not an end-all statement and will constantly evolve as we as an organization learn, this is a starting point for us to form actions that will encourage equity and make an impact in Kansas City.
The new on-sale date for Folly Jazz Individual Tickets will be Monday, August 17th at 10 AM!
Larry was very dear the Grand Lady of Twelfth Street. From the late 1970’s to the late 1990’s, Larry was the House Manager for almost every show during that time at Folly.
We recognize and appreciate the great contributions that the Black community has made to the performing arts! We, as an organization, a staff, and board, recognize Juneteenth as a day to celebrate the ending of slavery in the United States and the contributions made by the Black community to American life and arts.
It’s with great pride that the Folly announces the recent award of the Silver Stevie for Small Non-Profit of Year!
Like most arts & nonprofit organizations in Kansas City, the months of July & August are a little slower on performances and events. In a continued effort to provide a work-life balance for our staff, we have specific summer hours that allow our staff to enjoy Fridays at home with their families and loved ones.