Review: INDECENT at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

“Indecent” shook me. My chest literally burned in pain for a good half hour following.

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Review: NOMAD MOTEL at Unicorn Theatre

If strength is gained through tough experiences, then Alix, Mason, and the rest of the characters of NOMAD MOTEL can take on the world.

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Review: SECRET SOLDIERS at The Coterie Theatre

From a production standpoint, SECRET SOLDIERS hits all the marks and offers the designers and actors a multitude of layers to play in.

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Review: EMOTIONAL CREATURE: THE SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD at Spinning Tree Theatre
Pictured: The cast of EMOTIONAL CREATURE | J. Robert Schraeder/Spinning Tree Theatre. by Marissa Carter EMOTIONAL CREATURE: THE SECRET LIFE OF GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD is a compilation of monologues, songs and short scenes written by Eve Ensler, the writer of “The Vagina Monologues.” There is no central story... Read more
Review: DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Kansas City Actors Theatre
Pictured: Vanessa Severo and Rusty Sneary. Photo by Brian Paulette. By Bec Pennington The curtain is open, the sounds of waves crashing on the beach and the undulating shoreline glowing behind windows in the background, but the lights are not fully up. The shadowy figure of a woman scrambles... Read more
Review | THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour at Music Hall

Take someone who has never seen a musical, and I think you might convert them to the dark side.

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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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