Historic Jayhawk Theatre




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Continued progress toward bringing the Jayhawk Theatre back to life!

Diverse and vibrant programming, including Jayhawk Theatre LIVE! virtual, live-stream technology.

Getting our local, professional and up-and-coming artists BACK ON STAGE! 


Awesome changes are underway at the Jayhawk! Building enhancements, live entertainment, virtual programming, student STEAM-based field trips (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and MORE ALL HAPPEN because of amazing volunteers and YOUR generous support!

Thank YOU for your generous support to help grow a robust and diverse arts, culture and entertainment community!

Jerry and Linda Anderson

Alpha Media

Anonymous (3)

Azura Credit Union

Bartlett & West

Jared and Debbie Beam

Tab and Sonia Betsworth

Marty Bloomquist and Joe Scranton

Drs. Stephen Blum and Judith Corkum

Graham, Robin & Caius Bonsall

Rob and Carol Briman

Steve and Derie Briman

BT&Co., P.A.

Bradley C. Buchanan

Mark and Sarah Burenheide

Michelle Butler and Tyler Johnson

Gary and Cristina Carper

Jeff Carson and Jennifer Goetz

City of Topeka – Transient Guest Tax Support

Clayton Wealth Partners

CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Cytek Media Solutions

Daves Lights, LLC

Tara and Braden Dimick

Matt and Lisa Dinkel

Neil and Beth Dobler

Envista Credit Union

Beth and Duane Fager

Federal Home Loan Bank Topeka

John and Joelle Federico

Claudia Fox

Mike and Brenda Fox

Dave Frederick and Greg Fox

Janet and John Frieden

Vince and Dana Frye

Scott and Cheryl Gales

The Giving Tree

Gizmo Pictures

Go Modern

John and Sheila Gonzalez

Joanne Harrison

E. Irene Haws

Karen Hiller

Jamie and Matt Hornbaker

John and Lynette Hunter

Russ Hutchison

Brendan and Amber Jensen

Jensen Communications

Josey Baking Company

Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC)

Kansas Department of Commerce

Kansas State Historical Society

(Heritage Trust Fund Grant)

Vance Kelley and Jennifer Jones

Debra Kirmer

Lamar Advertising

Aaron and Tara Mays

Doug and Lena Mays

Joanne and Noble Morrell, Jr.

OFG Financial Services

Chris and Lynette Palmer

James and Nancy Parrish

Joe and Bess Pennington

Gary and Martha Piland

Matt and Wendy Pivarnik

Matt and Stacy Ricks

Bill and Julie Riphahn

Ford and Catherine Ross

George Scheckel

Jeanie Schuler

Security Benefit

Senne Company

Marvin and Debbie Spees

Roger and Shere Stoner

Lisa and Tom Stubbs

Drs. Scott Teeter and Peg McCarthy

Topeka Community Foundation

Topeka Credit Union Foundation

Keith and Catherine Walberg

Douglass Wallace

Patty Riley and Wes Weathers

Mike and Maria Wilson

Larry and Anita Wolgast

Mark and Sheree Yardley



Our generous volunteers make our programming possible. Over the last 5 years volunteers have helped to restore the theater and bring live events back. 

Our volunteers rock!

Come be a part of our community today!


Check out our awesome t-shirts! Attend a live event to purchase.

A limited supply is available for in-person purchase at Josey’s Bakery for $20 + tax.

Historic Jayhawk Theatre