Book Activities:  Check Availability ›

McCain Auditorium

(785) 532-6428
207 McCain Auditorium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
Visit Website

My Father's Dragon

October 26, 2017 Manhattan Map it

Based on the beloved stories by Ruth Stiles GannettWhen 9-year old Elmer Elevator hears about a baby dragon who is held... Learn more

Bumper Jacksons (7 and 9:30 PM)

October 28, 2017 Manhattan Map it

The Bumper Jacksons are hot and sweet, painting America's story from the seductive sounds of New Orleans to the hollers of... Learn more

The Fab Four

November 2, 2017 Manhattan Map it

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won't want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute.The Emmy... Learn more

One-Man Star Wars Trilogy (7 PM and 9:30 PM)

November 10, 2017 Manhattan Map it

Canadian actor and uber geek, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation, "One- Man Star Wars Trilogy," to the stage in... Learn more

Decades Rewind - Manhattan KS

November 12, 2017 Manhattan Map it

Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster... Learn more

McCain Holiday Home Tour

December 3, 2017 Manhattan Map it

This year's event will feature four area residences decorated for the holiday season. Selection and coordination of homes... Learn more

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 6, 2017 Manhattan Map it

"A Charlie Brown Christmas," the Emmy® and Peabody award-winning story by Charles M. Schulz, has warmed the hearts of... Learn more

Dianne Reeves

December 12, 2017 Manhattan Map it

The pre-eminent jazz vocalist in the world, Grammy Award-winning Dianne Reeves rings in the holiday season with music from... Learn more

Flint Hills Children's Choir

December 17, 2017 Manhattan Map it

The Flint Hills Children's Choir, or FHCC, a youth organization formed in 2015, serves girls and boys in grades 3-10 who... Learn more

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

December 21, 2017 Manhattan Map it

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America's favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy... Learn more


January 16, 2018 Manhattan Map it

Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award®-winning production, SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB... Learn more

Swan Lake; Russian National Ballet Theatre

January 26, 2018 Manhattan Map it

The Moscow Festival Ballet returns to Manhattan with Tchaikovsky's enchanting Swan Lake, the full-length story ballet with... Learn more

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Tine Thing Helseth, Trumpet

January 31, 2018 Manhattan Map it

A standard-bearer of innovation and artistic excellence, OrpheusChamber Orchestra is one of the world’s foremost... Learn more

The Temptations

February 2, 2018 Manhattan Map it

For more than 50 years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits and sold-out... Learn more

Jersey Boys

Dates vary between February 12, 2018 - February 12, 2018 Manhattan Map it

"TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!" raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best... Learn more

Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet

February 22, 2018 Manhattan Map it

The Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet, one of the few existing ensembles of that instrumentation, has existed as a Berlin... Learn more

The Sound of Music

February 25, 2018 Manhattan Map it

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to McCain Auditorium. The spirited, romantic... Learn more

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

March 1, 2018 Manhattan Map it

Presented by Aquila Theatre"Hamlet" is arguably Shakespeare's greatest play. Written in 1602, it is one of the most... Learn more

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

March 2, 2018 Manhattan Map it

Presented by Aquila Theatre"Sense & Sensibility" is one of Jane Austen's most popular novels. The characters live in a... Learn more

Kinky Boots

March 8, 2018 Manhattan Map it

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper,... Learn more

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

March 10, 2018 Manhattan Map it

The Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet is world-renowned for its stunning precision, rich palette of tone-colors... Learn more


March 13, 2018 Manhattan Map it

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance — The 20th Anniversary World Tour.... Learn more

Tao: Drum Heart

April 9, 2018 Manhattan Map it

TAO: Drum Heart is the latest production from TAO, internationally acclaimed percussion artists. TAO's modern, high-energy... Learn more

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

April 20, 2018 Manhattan Map it

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and... Learn more

An Evening with David Sedaris

April 26, 2018 Manhattan Map it

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humor writers. The... Learn more

Kenny G

April 29, 2018 Manhattan Map it

In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted... Learn more

Home Free

May 8, 2018 Manhattan Map it

The all vocal country sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to town (and... Learn more

Dixie's Tupperware Party (2 PM and 7:30 PM)

May 13, 2018 Manhattan Map it

Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogs, left her children in an Alabama trailer park and... Learn more

Kansas highlights