Michelle Tyrene Johnson Wins New Works Playwright Competition
Pictured: Michelle Tyrene Johnson shortly after Saturday night’s announcement. Photo by Rita Marks. Olathe Civic Theatre Association has announced local playwright Michelle Tyrene Johnson’s THE GREEN BOOK WINE CLUB TRAIN TRIP is the winner of the New Works Playwright Competition. The competition, which took place March 10th and 11th, featured... Read more
KCAT Announces Expanded Five Show 17/18 Season

Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced their 17/18 season which includes five shows, a first for the company, and a co-production of King Lear with UMKC’s Theatre and directed by two-time Tony Award winner Ed Stern.

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National Dance Week Comes to Kansas City

Kansas City will join other cities across the U.S. in celebration of National Dance Week 2017.

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Cast Announced for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE

The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City has announced the cast for FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE with a book by Clarke Peters and featuring the music of rhythm and blues pioneer and alto saxophonist, Louis Jordan.

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KC Ballet Announces 60th Season & Kennedy Center Appearance
KCB Dancers Danielle Bausinger, Michael Davis, Dillon Malinski, and Gustavo Ribeiro. Photo by Kenny Johnson. Artistic Director Devon Carney recently announced the Kansas City Ballet’s 60th anniversary season which includes the world premiere’s of Devon Carney’s ROMEO & JULIET, Septime Webre’s THE WIZARD OF OZ, the return of NEW... Read more
Fishtank Adjusts Structure as DEATH, BY SHAKESPEARE Prepares to Open

Heidi Van, founder and producing artistic director of the Fishtank, has announced the company will vacate its home at 1715 Wyandotte and become a nomadic theater company.

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KC Rep Announces Cast and Production Team for A RAISIN IN THE SUN
Pictured: Tosin Morohunfola The Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast and production team for Lorraine Hansberry’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN. Co-Directed by Assistant Artistic Director Chip Miller and Marissa Wolf, director of New Works, the production features Rufus Burns (Joseph Asagai), Carwin Cooper (Travis), Nedra Dixon (Mrs. Johnson),... Read more
New Works Take the Stage at OCTA this Weekend

Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) will bring five new works to the stage this weekend as their NEW WORKS PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION moves into its final round following an open call for submissions last fall.

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The Vienna Boys Choir Joins the Kauffman Center Presents Series

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has announced The Vienna Boys Choir will join the 17/18 Kauffman Center Presents series.

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Casting Announced for SHE LOVES ME at MTH Theater

MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced the cast for their spring production of SHE LOVES ME with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joe Masteroff based on the play PARFUMERIE by Miklos Laszlo.

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