As the capital of Kansas, Topeka's performing arts scene is filled with variety, passion and fun. Don't miss the amazing musicals, dramas and comedies on stage at the Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy, the nation's oldest continually operating community dinner theater. The Helen Hocker Theater in Gage Park specializes family favorites and children's performances, while the Ad Astra Theatre Ensemble stages edgy and thought-provoking productions.
From renown masterpieces to high-energy pop, the Topeka Symphony Orchestra delights audiences with its talented musicians and guest artists. Quality entertainment is always on schedule at the beautiful Topeka Performing Arts Center, an Art Deco theatre turned state-of-the-art performance venue, and at the Kansas Expocentre, a premier event facility for concerts, sporting events and more.