Spencer Theatre is located in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus at 4949 Cherry Street. We are only four blocks east of the Country Club Plaza, where you will find a variety of restaurants and bars for pre- and post-theatre food and beverages. Stop by one our many restaurant partners where Rep season ticket holders receive a discount. The Plaza area also has numerous hotels for comfortable accommodations in all price ranges.
There are two lots immediately to the east of Spencer Theatre and you may also park in levels 5 & 6 of the newly constructed Cherry St. Garage. Although signs may indicate that a faculty/staff permit is required, this is NOT SO during Rep performances. The elevated covered walkway to cross the street to Spencer Theatre is located on level 5. For more information, visit here.
Please note that buses are not permitted to park on the UMKC campus. However, they may park on residential streets surrounding the campus.
Spencer Theatre is a beautiful state-of-the-art theatre with seating for approximately 630 patrons. The design of the theatre is such that there truly is not a bad seat in the house. The interior of the theatre was renovated in 2002 and there is new comfortable cushioned seating with ample leg room.
To enhance your theatre experience, drinks are allowed in Spencer Theatre. There is a concession stand located in the lobby of the theatre with a full service bar and light snacks.
A Rep gift shop is also located in the lobby of the theatre. Here you will find KC Rep t-shirts and other gifts. Season ticket holders receive a 20% discount at the gift shop.
Spencer Theatre is handicap accessible. If you require wheelchair or other special seating, please indicate this at the time of your ticket purchase. Learn more about accessibility.
Exterior of Spencer Theatre
View from Spencer Stage