McCain Auditorium

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McCain Auditorium is home to the Kansas State Music Department and also the McCain Performance Series, which is approximately 25 professional music, theatre, and dance events from around the world. McCain Auditorium also hosts several events produced by K-State and other groups from around the region.

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History

The current auditorium dates from 1970, five years after a fire destroyed the first structure. That original auditorium was built in 1904 to seat about 2,000 people, but fire ravaged the building in 1965. The auditorium's name honors Dr. James A. McCain, who retired in 1975 after 25 years as university president.