Musical team’s story travels to Kauffman Center


Press release posted by Bob Evans



 The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY will stop by the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on October 22nd and 23rd during the coast to coast U.S. tour. The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the ‘60s to their dramatic split in 1970. It culminates with the famous “The Concert in Central Park” reunion in 1981 with more than half a million fans in attendance. Go to for on sale dates and ticket information.

 To purchase tickets, visit, the Kauffman Center box office, 1601 Broadway, or call 816.994.7222. Groups of 10+ call 1.866.314.7687. Ticket prices start at $45.00.

 Using state of the art video projection, photos and original film footage, the show also features a full live band performing all of their hits, including ‘Mrs. Robinson’ (featured in the 1967 film The Graduate), ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more.

 With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel’s perfect harmonies and songs that poignantly captured the times made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years, they won 10 Grammy Awards® and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977, their Bridge Over Troubled Water album was nominated at the 1977 Brit Awards for Best International Album. In 2003, Simon and Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year saw their “The Sound of Silence” awarded a Grammy® Hall of Fame Award.

 Information about The Simon & Garfunkel Story and ticketing can be found at:

 Performance schedule for THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY at the Kauffman Center

Tuesday, October 22 – 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23 – 7:30 p.m.

Please Note:, and the Kauffman Center box office are the only official sources for tickets to all of the shows in the 2019–20 Sabates Eye Centers Kansas City Broadway Series. If you purchase tickets through another source, you may pay inflated prices and your tickets will not be guaranteed.

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 The American Theatre Guild, a 501(c)(3) organization and the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway Presenter in the nation, supports Broadway seasons in twelve markets including Birmingham, AL; Colorado Springs, CO; Eugene, OR; Kansas City, MO; Lubbock, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Riverside, CA; Santa Barbara, CA; South Bend, IN; Thousand Oaks, CA; Toledo, OH; and Wichita, KS. The American Theatre Guild is dedicated to providing the experience of live theater in order to foster passion, inspire creativity and empower youth within each community.

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