Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at Starlight Theatre
Pictured: Sara Esty (far left) and the Ensemble of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. Photo by Matthew Murphy.  By Abigail Trabue AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the gorgeous, four-time Tony-Award winning musical based on the iconic movie starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, opened Tuesday night at Starlight Theatre, giving audiences... Read more
Review: The Who’s TOMMY at The MTH Theater at Crown Center

The opening night of The Who’s TOMMY in The MTH Theater at Crown Center had an air of excitement in the lobby. The audience was eager to see this one — regular theater-goers enthusiastic about this company’s take on the classic.

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Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Unicorn Theatre

This show has the most versatile ensemble I have ever had the pleasure to watch. They are in and out of so many characters and perform so many different types of music that this production alone could constitute a full acting resume.

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Review: Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID at Starlight Theatre
Diana Huey in Disneys THE LITTLE MERMAID. Photo by Mark & Tracy Photography. Starlight Theatre is kicking off their 67th season with a magical production of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the 1989 Disney film, and it does not disappoint. Ariel is... Read more
Review: FUN HOME National Tour at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

In a time when empathy seems sorely lacking, FUN HOME does what good theater should do: it brings the human experience to life. It reminds us of our shared humanity and gives us space to celebrate and grieve, to laugh and to learn.

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Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES at Kansas City Actors Theatre

A small cast, a simple set, and a big emotional impact.

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Review: MAN IN LOVE at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

Every so often there comes a show that is perfect in its execution, and so disturbing that it stays with you long after the last curtain call. MAN IN LOVE is that show.

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PIRATES Has Audiences Roaring From Beginning to End

It’s supposed to be funny of course, but this particular production had the audience roaring from the beginning to the very end.

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Barn Players SHE LOVES ME is the Quintessential Romantic Comedy

The staff of Maraczek’s Parfumerie knows a lot about romance. After all, their job is to provide women with all the essential ingredients to look their best in order to entice their lover’s interest. Yet, when it comes to their personal lives, these characters have a lot to learn about matters of the heart.

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DRY LAND Perfectly Depicts the Fragility of Age

The main characters, portrayed endearingly by Emily Sukolics and Erdin Schultz-Bever, are my daughter’s age. What do I want her to know? What have I forgotten to tell her? How can I help her to avoid the heartbreak and embrace the joys?

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