Friday, April 5, 2024

6pm – 10pm

Loews Kansas City Hotel

1515 Wyandotte St.

Celebrating 60 Years of Transformational Theatre

Take a walk through the past 60 years as we highlight the accomplishments of each decade and pave the way for 60 more years of transformational theatre.

Gala Tables & Tickets

Raffle Tickets

Event Chairs
Matt and Jessica Ralston

Vice Chairs
Harper and Rebecca Coulson

Honorary Chairs
Shelley and Jon Copaken
Geri and Dave Frantze
Deanna and Greg Graves
Mary and Mark Jorgenson
Sheryl and Andrew Kaplan
Barbara Koval Nelson
Roshann Parris and Jeff Dobbs
Gisele and Brad Sprong
Jessica and Benjamin Stone

Soak up a 1960’s vibe to celebrate 1964, the year KCRep was founded.
Grab your shades and take a trip through six decades of KCRep’s history!

6:00 p.m.

Imbibe in a far-out signature cocktail during our groovy cocktail hour.

7:15 p.m.

Tune in for an evening that’s outta sight with a fab three-course meal in the Neptune Ballroom, groove to the music of KCRep artists, and have a blast at our live auction.

8:30 p.m.

Put on your gogo boots and dance the night away.

Get decked out in your favorite 1960’s threads – can you dig it?
(Need some groovy fashion inspiration? Click here to explore our Pinterest board!)

Golden Tickets

on sale now!

Raffle Tickets

Raffle tickets are $100 — grab, one, two, or ten — get ’em while you can!

Choose among a luxurious, all-inclusive trip to Mexico; a week-long mountain retreat in Colorado; a luxurious 7-night escape in beautiful Bali; or the ultimate sports experience package and jet off to your choice of NFL, NBA, NFL, MLB , PGA, or NCAA game.

Drawing on April 5th at KCRep Gala 2024. You do not need to be present to win. Proceeds from raffle ticket purchases, sponsorships, and other donations to KCRep Gala 2024 support all KCRep programming, including efforts of education and community outreach. KCRep staff not eligible to purchase raffle tickets.

Gala Tables & Tickets

2024 Gala Supporters






Karla & Ivan Batlle
Anne & Bill Blessing
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Kansas City
Herb & Bonnie Buchbinder
Commerce Bank
Bunni and Paul Copaken
Country Club Bank
Steve & Cathy Doyal
J.E. Dunn Construction Co.
First Business Bank
Graceland University/Kristi Hettrick & Alan Waterman
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Don & Sharon Greenwood
Mary & Mark Jorgenson
Meggan Newland, M.D. & Jon Henry
Barbara & Bill Nelson Family in memory of Bill Nelson
Jeannette T. Nichols
Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Debra & Allen Parmet
Polsinelli PC
Hillary Stamper/Veracity Consulting, Inc
Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts – Commerce Bank, Trustee
Stinson LLP
Jessica & Benjamin Stone
Bert & Sue Trucksess
VanTrust Real Estate

With Special Thanks to our In-Kind Supporters


As of January 29, 2024

Photo credits: The cast of KCRep’s 1964 inaugural production of The Corn is Green. Photo courtesy of the KCRep Archives at the LaBudde Special Collections
Kacee Clanton in KCRep’s 2007 production of Love, Janis. Photo by Don Ipock
Tiffany Yvonne Cox, Meredith Noel, and Chioma Anyanwu in KCRep’s 2023 production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home. Photo by Don Ipock

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