Review | “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
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
Review | “Pride and Prejudice” at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

By a show of hands who loves Jane Austen?

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Review | “The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip” at KC MeltingPot Theatre
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
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: 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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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 | 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