Review: MILKING CHRISTMAS at The Living Room
Pictured: Elise Poehling, R.H. Wilhoit, Ellen Kirk, Nellie Maple, and Mike Ott. Photo: Brian Paulette By Jason Epperson One of my favorite new holiday shows has returned to The Living Room for its second year in an updated and expanded package.  Ben Auxier, Brian Huther, Seth Macchi and Ryan McCall’s clever... Read more
Review | A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

It would not be the Christmas season without at least one theater offering up its version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

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Review | THE WOLVES | Unicorn Theatre

Thankfully, the typical teenage clichés are checked at the door, and Unicorn’s production, under the direction of Heidi Van along with a cast that is clearly invested, checks off most of the boxes needed to make this script work.

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Review| RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER at The Coterie

RUDOLPH is a story not without its flaws, but at the heart of it all is the reminder that being different, having our own special something is nothing to be ashamed of.

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Review | THE NUTCRACKER at Kansas City Ballet
Pictured: Kansas City Ballet Dancers. Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios. By Abigail Trabue There are shows so deeply woven into the fabric of the holidays that you can’t imagine a season without them. They are stories filled with joy, with love, and with wonder. They are stories that... Read more
Review | ON SHOULDERS NOW at KC Melting Pot Theatre

KC Melting Pot Theatre delivers a surprising addition to the growing amount of Christmas shows in the Kansas City area with ON SHOULDERS NOW.

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Review | CHRISTMAS IN SONG at Quality Hill Playhouse
Pictured: The ensemble of CHRISTMAS IN SONG. Photo by Larry Levenson. By Megan Greenlee In one word, uplifting. I left the theater last night feeling as if I had been wrapped up in a warm, fuzzy blanket and sat down by the fire with a delicious cup of hot cocoa.... Read more
Review | SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour at The Musical Hall

The best thing about the production, however, is the kids.

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Review | THE NANCE at Spinning Tree Theatre

Spinning Tree has put together a stellar cast in an intimate venue that reflects the style of the script well.

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Review: SWEAT at Unicorn Theatre

But the opening moments do not go the way we expect, and this becomes the theme of the evening, as the story grabs us, shakes us, refuses to let go.

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