Spinning Tree Announces Cast and Designers for “Billy Elliot”

Spinning Tree announces the cast and design team for “Billy Elliot.”

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KC Symphony Names New Executive Director
Pictured: Daniel E. Beckley. Photo: Randall Baughn. Kansas City Symphony Board Chair William M. Lyons announced today the Symphony Board has selected Daniel E. Beckley as the company’s next Executive Director, succeeding Frank Byrne, who will complete his nearly 19-year tenure in July. “We are thrilled Danny Beckley will... Read more
MTH Theater Announces “Funny Girl” Cast and Designers

Cast and design team are set for MTH Theater’s “Funny Girl.”

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Tim Scott Promoted to Executive Artistic Director at MTH
Musical Theater Heritage (MTH) and its Board of Directors announced today that they have appointed Tim Scott Executive Artistic Director, effective immediately. Scott becomes the fourth Artistic Director in MTH’s seventeen-year history. MTH Board President, Bob Loyd said “We are happy to declare Tim Scott Executive Artistic Director. We... Read more
KC MeltingPot Names Lewis J. Morrow as Director of New Play Development

Lewis J. Morrow has been named Director of New Play Development at KCMPT.

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OCTA Announces A FLEA IN HER EAR Cast and Designers
Pictured: Lauren Hambleton The Olathe Civic Theatre Association has announced the cast and creative team for A FLEA IN HER EAR, Georges Feydeau’s farce, adapted by David Ives, and directed by David Martin. The cast includes Peter Leondedis (Victor Chandebise/Poche), Lauren Hambleton (Raymonde Chandebise), Brent Custer (Romain Tournel), Dan... Read more
Carlsen Center Announces Season, Including AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and Bobby McFerrin
Pictured: Bobby McFerrin The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park has announced the 2019-2020 season. “The Carlsen Center consistently presents the most talented performers from around the world,” said Emily Behrmann, General Manager for the “Carlsen Center Presents” series. “The season will feature Russian folk... Read more
KCMPT Announces “Greatest Hits” Season
KC MeltingPot Theatre has announced the four productions that will make up the company’s 2019-20 season. Dubbed “greatest hits,” the season will feature plays from August Wilson, Lorraine Hansberry, Ntozake Shange, and Kansas City playwright Lewis J. Morrow. Newly appointed Artistic Director Nicole Hodges Persley comments, “We wanted to... Read more
Quality Hill Announces Cast for BROADWAY AND ALL THAT JAZZ
Pictured: Christina Burton Quality Hill Playhouse has announced the cast that will make up BROADWAY AND ALL THAT JAZZ: SONGBOOK OF THE 50s, an original cabaret revue opening March 8. Hosted by J. Kent Barnhart, the production will feature Christina Burton, Joseph Carr, Valerie Fagan, and Robert Erik Sobbe.... Read more
KCMPT Appoints Nicole Hodges Persley as Artistic Director
KC Melting Pot Theatre has announced that Dr. Nicole Hodges Persley has been appointed as Artistic Director after serving for three years as the company’s associate artistic director. During her time as associate artistic director, Hodges Perseley has curated seasons that have included Angelina W. Grimke’s 1916 anti-lynching play... Read more