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First Opened: 23rd September 1900 (123 years ago)
Former Names: Standard Theatre, Century Theater, Shubert’s Missouri
Telephone: (816) 474-4444
Address: 300 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105
The Folly Theater opened as a vaudeville and burlesque theatre in 1900 and is immortalized by being the first theater where Gypsy Rose Lee performed burlesque, as well as being referred to as the burlesque theatre in the song “Kansas City” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!”.