Ken Stein

Presented by WDM Architects, Eby Construction & the Orpheum


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The Orpheum is pleased to host a special session of The Kansas Historic Theatre Association, featuring national historic theatre expert, Ken Stein.  Mr. Stein, President of the League of Historic American Theatres will be presenting a talk titled, The Economic Value of an Historic Theatre in Your Community.  The talk begins at 11am and will be followed by networking session that includes lunch.

Join us as community leaders, business interests and historic theatre representatives gather to celebrate the rich tradition of historic preservation in Kansas, and to discuss ways we can grow this important economic sector.

Parking: Use street parking on Broadway, First Street or any of the surrounding side streets.  No parking is permitted in the Orpheum Office Building lot during office hours.

Pre-Registration: Required and closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 13.

Ticket Prices

Price Location/Details
$25 per person (includes lunch)

Doors Open

10:30 a.m.

About the Speaker:

Ken Stein became the League’s President and CEO in 2012 following a thorough national search. He is the former Executive Director of the Austin Theatre Alliance, and more recently, Vice President at the AT&T Center in Dallas.  Stein has worked with several non-profits over the past 20 years. He began his career in the for-profit sector with Humana Inc. where he spent 5 years as Director of Marketing and Public Relations. Since entering the non-profit arena, Stein has raised over $100 million for local, regional, and national non-profit organizations.

His accomplishments with special events and on-line fundraising have been featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The NonProfit Times,, Business Week Online and Direct Marketing News. In 2008, Stein was recognized for his use of social media platforms by Fast Company Magazine which listed him as one of the most influential people on the internet during the 2008 elections. His writing has been positively reviewed by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post and Atlantic Monthly Magazine.

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