Upcoming Events

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02

Fri

07:30

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​“Few musicians match Ólafsson for creative flair”
-BBC Music Magazine

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03

Sat

07:00

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The annual Burning Sands Step Show is back at the Folly Theater! Join the DEED Foundation as they present the 21st annual Burning Sands!

Tickets are all $20 (plus fees)

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07

Wed

09:45

AM

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy.

Field Trip reservations available now | Individual tickets available online now. Groups of 10 or more please call the box office 816-474-4444

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07

Wed

11:30

AM

Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams. Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture. Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy.

Field Trip reservations available now | Individual tickets available online now. Groups of 10 or more please call the box office 816-474-4444

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- Nov -

09

Fri

07:30

PM

The Heart of America Youth Ballet is presenting the Lewis Carroll favorite, Alice in Wonderland at the Folly Theater.

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10

Sat

07:30

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The Heart of America Youth Ballet is presenting the Lewis Carroll favorite, Alice in Wonderland at the Folly Theater.

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13

Tue

09:45

AM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud, and The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets.

Reservations available now | Individual tickets available online now. Groups of 10 or more, please call the box office 816-474-4444

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13

Tue

11:30

AM

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud, and The Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets.

Reservations available now | Individual tickets available online now. Groups of 10 or more please call the box office 816-474-4444.

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- Nov -

15

Thu

07:30

PM

The Folly Theater Box office is not handling ticketing for this event. Tickets can be purchased ONLINE ONLY by clicking the buy tickets link below.

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- Nov -

17

Sat

08:00

PM

Join us as we celebrate the renewal of an iconic theater with an evening with local blues icon, Oleta Adams!

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- Dec -

01

Sat

08:00

PM

Get Sleigh’d with holiday merriment from HMC!! This season, we’ll don our bells to present a holiday extravaganza worthy of ringing in the New Year. We’ll be dashing through the snow with your favorite classic carols and some big choral masterpieces.

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02

Sun

04:00

PM

Get Sleigh’d with holiday merriment from HMC!! This season, we’ll don our bells to present a holiday extravaganza worthy of ringing in the New Year. We’ll be dashing through the snow with your favorite classic carols and some big choral masterpieces.

Sunday Performance

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- Dec -

05

Wed

08:00

PM

Murray & Peter proudly present the must-see annual holiday spectacular with your favorite contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1), Wednesday, December 5th at 8 PM at the Folly Theater!

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- Dec -

06

Thu

07:30

PM

​“I have never heard period instruments played with such purity of tone, so reliably in tune. The small, precise, dramatically alert chorus breathed fire but also revealed a heartbreaking tenderness.”
-The Los Angeles Times

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10

Mon

07:30

PM

Be part of the holiday concert tradition of the season with Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation Jim Brickman as he celebrates A Joyful Christmas at the Folly Theater.

Pre-Sale June 8th | On Sale July 25th

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13

Thu

07:30

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Whether she’s singing in one of the world’s top concert halls or performing for refugees in Greece, Prairie Village native Joyce DiDonato represents the best of the human spirit. The Harriman-Jewell Series is proud to bring our hometown heroine back–this time with one of today’s brightest stars, Yannick Nézet-Séquin, who will prove he plays the piano as superbly as he conducts.

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15

Sat

07:00

PM

From Kansas City, International 3rd Place Bronze Medalist, Men’s A Cappella Ensemble, Central Standard presents their Holiday Harmonies at the historic Folly Theater. Special guests Vocal Standard, Lady’s A Cappella Ensemble.

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18

Fri

08:00

PM

The masters of jazz fusion, The Yellowjackets, are bringing their collective experience and unique sound to the Folly stage on January 18th! The band, originally formed in 1977 as the Robben Ford Group, have always stayed true to a growing sound that incorporated instruments to electric sound.

JazzTalk with Gerald Dunn at 7 PM.

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25

Fri

07:30

PM

​“Fierce and passionate”
-Classical Reissue Review

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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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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 -

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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16

Sat

07:30

PM

Jonathan Biss No Categories

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

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02

Sat

07:30

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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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