Upcoming Events

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- Jan -

25

Fri

07:30

PM

​“Fierce and passionate”
-Classical Reissue Review

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- Jan -

26

Sat

08:00

PM

Don’t miss Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives on January 26th at the Folly! Tickets and VIP Meet & Greet still available!

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- Jan -

29

Tue

09:45

AM

A wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This show is perfect for younger audiences and serves to introduce students to major concepts of Black History like freedom, integration, and equality.

All tickets are $6.

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- Jan -

29

Tue

11:30

AM

A wonderful introduction to the life and work of one of America’s most influential men, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This show is perfect for younger audiences and serves to introduce students to major concepts of Black History like freedom, integration, and equality.

All tickets are $6.

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- Feb -

02

Sat

08:00

PM

Join us for City in Motion’s annual presentation of “A Modern Night at the Folly”. Each choreographer has set their work on seasoned dance professionals from all over the region making “A Modern Night at the Folly” a unique opportunity to see some of Kansas City’s best dance professionals all on one stage.

Tickets on sale January 4th at 10 AM.

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- Feb -

13

Wed

07:30

PM

Featuring acclaimed young soloists from the International Center for Music at Park University performing heartwarming concertos with the orchestra! Escape with gorgeous tunes from Chopin to Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Haydn and more for piano, violin, and cello.

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- Feb -

15

Fri

08:00

PM

The long-awaited Mystery Spotlight Artist is Kandace Springs! The 27-year-old, Nashville born singer, songwriter, and pianist will bring her blues, pop, R&B, and jazz crossover to the Folly Stage.

JazzTalk with Julia Haile at 7 PM.

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- Feb -

16

Sat

07:30

PM

Jonathan Biss will surely take his place among the greats if he continues on this exalted plane. – BBC Music Magazine

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- Feb -

27

Wed

08:00

PM

Join us on February 27th for the folk music sensation I’m With Her!

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- Mar -

02

Sat

07:30

PM

Founded in 1958 by Sir Neville Marriner, the London-based Academy of St. Martin in the Fields is recognized as one of the world’s greatest chamber orchestras. Pianist Jeremy Denk, winner of a MacArthur Fellowship and one of the finest pianists of his generation, will join the Academy from the keyboard. The planned program includes captivating works by Mozart, Britten, Haydn, Albinoni, and more.

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- Mar -

09

Sat

08:00

PM

Named by the New York Times as “the standout male vocalist of our time.”, Kurt Elling performs at the historic Folly Theater on March 9th. A GRAMMY winner and 12-time GRAMMY nominee, Elling has been awarded two German Echo Awards, two Prix Billie Holiday from the Academie du Jazz in Paris, the Dutch Edison and the Edison Oeuvreprijs.

JazzTalk with Bob McWilliams at 7 PM.

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- Mar -

10

Sun

02:30

PM

Dmitri Shostakovich’s 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87, have proven to be a big hit — at least by classical music standards — for Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov.
-Chicago Sun Times

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- Mar -

15

Fri

08:00

PM

Founder of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen, makes his first appearance at the Folly Theater with his band The String Wizards on March 15th!

Pre-Sale: January 24th at 10 AM with password
General On Sale: January 25th at 10 AM

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- Mar -

16

Sat

07:30

PM

A longtime friend of the Harriman-Jewell Series, pianist Emanuel Ax is always a welcome guest as he continues to take audiences on a journey of brilliant music making. From being born in Ukraine to parents who survived a Nazi concentration camp to a lofty career that includes honorary doctorates from Yale and Columbia Universities, Ax and his music are an inspiration. Hearing him perform live is an opportunity not to be missed.

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- Mar -

23

Sat

08:00

PM

In collaboration with the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, HMC presents, Stonewall 50, a new work that commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the Gay Rights movement.

Single tickets go on sale online on December 3, 2018.

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- Mar -

24

Sun

04:00

PM

In collaboration with the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, HMC presents, Stonewall 50, a new work that commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the Gay Rights movement.

Single tickets go on sale online on December 3, 2018.

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- Mar -

29

Fri

09:45

AM

THE 9:45 PERFORMANCE IS COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.When Pete the Cat is caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners –– and boy are they square! Nevertheless, for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. Except for one of them! Watch how Pete inspires creativity and passion in a very organized 2nd grader!

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- Mar -

29

Fri

11:30

AM

When Pete the Cat is caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners –– and boy are they square! Nevertheless, for the groovy blue cat, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, so the minute Pete walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. Except for one of them! Watch how Pete inspires creativity and passion in a very organized 2nd grader!

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- Mar -

29

Fri

07:30

PM

​“The group displays a unanimity, polished technique and musical imagination that I thought had vanished from the scene with the demise of the Beaux Arts Trio”.
-Washington Post

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- Apr -

05

Fri

08:00

PM

Kansas City Women’s Chorus presents “Unsung”. A suite of seven different musical numbers celebrating women from Susan B. Anthony to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Margaret Cho!
(Friday Performance)
Tickets available now!

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- Apr -

06

Sat

02:30

PM

Kansas City Women’s Chorus presents “Unsung”. A suite of seven different musical numbers celebrating women from Susan B. Anthony to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Margaret Cho!
(Saturday Performance)
Tickets available now!

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- Apr -

11

Thu

08:00

PM

Winner of the 1991 Thelonius Monk International Saxophone Competition, Joshua Redman, makes his way to the Folly to perform with his trio on Thursday, April 11th at 8 PM. Joshua Redman is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff.

JazzTalk with Steve Kraske at 7 PM.

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- Apr -

12

Fri

07:30

PM

“​Every time we hear him, he impresses us as better than we remembered, surprising us, surpassing our expectations and communicating perceptions that stay in the mind.”
-Gramophone

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- Apr -

17

Wed

07:30

PM

Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili has been setting the classical music world on fire with her passionate performances, and now she’ll make her Kansas City debut for the Harriman-Jewell Series. Often compared to Martha Argerich because of her daring interpretations, Buniatishvili’s heartfelt performances draw raves from audiences and critics, alike.

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- Apr -

22

Mon

09:45

AM

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip!  But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system.

All Tickets $6! Individual tickets available online now. Groups of 10 or more, please call the box office 816-474-4444

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