McCain Auditorium

(785) 532-6428
207 McCain Auditorium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
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McCain Auditorium, located at Kansas State University, is a cultural center for the live performing arts and host for numerous campus and community engagement and entertainment activities. A variety of professional music, theater, and dance productions are held each season in the McCain Performance Series. The Series has featured in the past such artists and attractions as Yo-Yo Ma, Pilobolus, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman, Wynton Marsalis, Van Cliburn, Carol Burnett, Ricky Skaggs, Garrison Keillor, Hairspray, Annie and many more. McCain Auditorium is the home of the Landon Lecture Series, one of the nation’s most prestigious lecture series for world leaders. In addition, McCain Auditorium hosts several student productions (K-State Theatre, Opera, Dance, and Music) and many other campus and community events. All events are open to the student population and the general public.

Mnozil Brass

April 2, 2017 Manhattan Map it

Seamlessly blending technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance, this brass septet has become an international sensation.... Learn more

Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus

April 7, 2017 Manhattan Map it

The Aquila Theatre and American combat veterans/actors of the Warrior Chorus collaborate on a unique theatrical experience... Learn more

Bobby McFerrin

April 22, 2017 Manhattan Map it

This performance has been canceled due to artist illness. Contact McCain box office to discuss replacement show... Learn more


April 27, 2017 Manhattan Map it

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty, and utterly unique — an unforgettable experience for audiences of all... Learn more

42nd Street

May 8, 2017 Manhattan Map it

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, "42nd Street" is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an... Learn more

Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway

May 14, 2017 Manhattan Map it

Five of Broadway's Finest Stars Fifty of Broadway's Greatest Characters One Magical Evening You'll Always Remember This... Learn more

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