Upcoming Events

Kayla Sandusky is smiling with her arms raised and standing in front of a bright blue background with soap bubbles around her

Arts Education

'What Color Are You Feeling?' with Kayla Sandusky

Time determined by teachers/groups, September 1, 2023 - June 1, 2024 | Five in-person workshop sessions | 50 minutes each

Hannah the Hippo and Ollie puppets

Arts Education

'Helpful Hannah Hippo – Don’t Give Up' with StoneLion Puppet Theatre

September 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 | Time determined by teachers/groups
Virtual or in-person workshop, or in-person performance

the three members of Hot Peas N' Butter standing and smiling in front of a cosmic background

Arts Education

MTC Kids Jam – Hot Peas 'N Butter

11 a.m. Saturday, December 2, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

two actors portraying Gloria and Emilio Estefan stand arm-in-arm on stage with their other arms raised while looking out toward the viewer. The words On Your Feet The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan are superimposed in front of them.

Midwest Trust Center Series

On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

7 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 2023 | Yardley Hall

The words Animal Amigos next to a smiling man holding a basket with puppets around him

Arts Education

What If Puppets — 'Animal Amigos'

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 6, 2023 - December 9, 2023 | Polsky Theatre

the words Million Dollar Quartet

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Million Dollar Quartet Christmas'

7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2023 | Yardley Hall

Heartland Men's Chorus Kansas City - December 10 - A Very Merry Christmas Pageant


Heartland Men’s Chorus Presents: 'A Very Merry Christmas Pageant'

3:30 p.m., Sunday, December 10, 2023 | Yardley Hall

The JCCC Chorus performing on stage with the word Illuminare superimposed above them

College Event

Illuminare – Johnson County Chorus and Enharmonics

3 p.m., Sunday, December 17, 2023 | Yardley Hall

Kadesh and Dino

Arts Education

MTC Kids Jam – Kadesh Flow & Dinosaur O’Dell

11 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

the words Women of Note next to a portrait of a shakespearean woman

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Women of Note in Words and Song'
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival and Bach Aria Soloists

8 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

a picture of the Fleetwood Mac tribute band in front of a cityscape with the words Rumours

Midwest Trust Center Series

Rumours – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

8 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2024 | Yardley Hall

a woman plays a grand piano by pulling on a string and a man plays the clarinet

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Breath & Hammer: The Ties That Bind Us'

8 p.m. Saturday, January 20, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

Seven cast members standing in a row on stage

Midwest Trust Center Series


Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 25, 2024 - January 27, 2024 | Yardley Hall

five members of windsync stand together while holding their instruments

Midwest Trust Center Series


2 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

What If Puppets Digital Educational Series

Arts Education

‘In the Workshop’ presented by What If Puppets (formerly Paul Mesner Puppets)

February 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024 | 45-minute live puppetry-based workshop (during dates listed) and asynchronous digital resource

Dasha Kelly Hamilton sitting at a table in front of a cake

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Makin' Cake' by Dasha Kelly Hamilton

8 p.m. Saturday, February 3, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

The words University of Wonder and Imagination Live

Arts Education

'The University of Wonder & Imagination'

10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, February 7, 2024 - February 8, 2024 | Yardley Hall

the words Little Women the Broadway Musical

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Little Women the Musical'

4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2024 | Yardley Hall

three people sitting in a diner booth drinking and eating

Midwest Trust Center Series

Damn Tall Buildings

8 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

a group of 16 acrobats perform a stunt on stage where seven of them are doing hand-stands with the other acrobats as bases

Midwest Trust Center Series

The Peking Acrobats

7 p.m. Sunday, February 18, 2024 | Yardley Hall

view from the yardley stage looking out toward the audience seats with the words "winterlude" superimposed

Midwest Trust Center Series

Winterlude Jazz Festival

Various, Friday and Saturday, February 23, 2024 - February 24, 2024 | Yardley Hall and Polsky Theatre

a man playing a trombone on stage with the words Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Midwest Trust Center Series

Winterlude – Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

8 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2024 | Yardley Hall

six musicians pose for a picture in a studio with the words Doo Wop Project superimposed on the image

Midwest Trust Center Series

The Doo Wop Project

8 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024 | Yardley Hall

five members of the StepCrew sitting on stage in chairs - one of them is playing a fiddle

Midwest Trust Center Series

The StepCrew

7 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2024 | Yardley Hall

Kira's Song Discovering the Blues

Arts Education

StoneLion Puppet Theatre — 'Kira’s Song: Discovering the Blues'

10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 6, 2024 - March 7, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

a fireman in a mask with flames and the words Aquila Theatre presents Fahrenheit 451

Midwest Trust Center Series

Aquila Theatre presents 'Fahrenheit 451' (CANCELED)

March 8, 2024 | Yardley Hall

the words The Comedy Zone next to an image of Gina Brillon standing at a microphone

Midwest Trust Center Series

The Comedy Zone Presents Gina Brillon

8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

the two members of Sugar Free Allstars - the man on the left is holding a keyboard and smiling and the man on the right is holding up a drum and drum stick

Arts Education

MTC Kids Jam – Sugar Free Allstars

11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

on a stage, a man and woman in the foreground look intently at each other while standing in front of a line of people in the background

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Beyond Babel' (CANCELED)

March 24, 2024 | Yardley Hall

An actress portraying Alice walks through fog on stage while holding her skirt out

Midwest Trust Center Series

'Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland'

10 a.m. (school show) and 7 p.m. (public show) Thursday, April 11, 2024 | Yardley Hall

a view from behind the head and shoulders of Simon and Garfunkel looking out at a theatre with five stars and the words for once, you can believe the hype the Simon and Garfunkel story

Midwest Trust Center Series

'The Simon & Garfunkel Story'

7 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2024 | Yardley Hall

The 14 members of Les Violons pose for a picture. The picture shows them from over head standing in two groups on stage with their violins arranged on the floor in the middle of the stage.

Midwest Trust Center Series

Les Violons du Roy
Jonathan Cohen, Music Director; Miloš, Guitar

7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2024 | Yardley Hall

Christina and Andrés standing in front of a building with the words 123 Andrés superimposed above them

Arts Education

'Around the Americas' with 123 Andrés

10 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

Christina and Andrés standing in front of a building

Arts Education

MTC Kids Jam – 123 Andrés

11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

the 4 members of Opus 76 wearing black tie stand smiling at the camera while holding their instruments

Midwest Trust Center Series

Opus 76 Quartet with Paul Neubauer, viola
'Mozart and Brahms'

2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

a woman in a red dress and a man in a suit stand in front of a black truck with the words the concert truck on it

Midwest Trust Center Series

The Concert Truck

8 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2024 | Polsky Theatre

six dancers in colorful, traditional dresses lift their skirts in a semi-circle

Midwest Trust Center Series

'¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva America!'
Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles and Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar

8 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2024 | Yardley Hall