By the time the curtain rises on this icy cold evening, the Kansas City Symphony has settled us in comfortably for an evening of fairytale delight.
Pictured: Cinnamon Schultz. Photo by Brian Paulette. By Pec Pennington As the lights lift, Thelma is searching her cabinets for a snowball treat, calling to her daughter as of yet out of sight about nothing in particular. She discovers it in a higher shelf and stuffs it happily in... Read more
Pictured: KCB Dancer Lamin Pereira. Photographer: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios. By Abigail Trabue For five seasons now, Kansas City has enjoyed a reimagined “Nutcracker” overflowing with childhood wonder and holiday joy, a production uniquely our own and one that should be at the top of every Christmas... Read more
KCRep’s “A Christmas Carol” is a superb way to find the true meaning of Christmas this and every year.
Pictured: Vanessa Severo and Nathan Darrow. Photo by Don Ipock. By Megan Greenlee “Sizzling,” “sensuous” and “smoldering” were the words that floated around my mind as I watched the opening night of Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Set in Maggie and Brick’s bedroom on... Read more
By a show of hands who loves Jane Austen?
Pictured: Ensemble of “The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip.” Photo by Thomas Kimble. By Megan Greenlee Wine and time travel. Laughter and tears. To live a full adventurous life or stay home with your cat? Michelle Tyrene Johnson’s “The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip” takes you on... Read more
“Indecent” shook me. My chest literally burned in pain for a good half hour following.
From a production standpoint, SECRET SOLDIERS hits all the marks and offers the designers and actors a multitude of layers to play in.
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