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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TENNESSEE PLAYBOY Demonstrates the Quirky Side of Tennessee Hospitality

TENNESSEE PLAYBOY, by Preston Lane, is an adaptation of J.M. Synge’s PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD. Though the original play was set in rural Ireland, the story translates well to a Tennessee diner.

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A RAISIN IN THE SUN Reminds Us There Is So Much Work to Be Done
Greta Oglesby and Tosin Morohunfola in KCRep’s A RAISIN IN THE SUN. Photo By Cory Weaver. Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Kansas City Repertory Theatre By Marie Warner A RAISIN IN THE SUN is a classic American play and the Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s production is vital... Read more
At BEAUTIFUL, Music Is King.
Pictured: Julia Knitel. Photo by Joan Marcus. Review: BEAUTIFUL National Tour at The Music Hall By Marie Warner I have always been a fan of 1970’s singer-songwriters. I used to play the piano. I have wild, wavy hair. So loving Carole King came very naturally to me, and spending an... Read more
KC Improv’s NIGHT OF AWESOME Delivers

The final set of the evening was UNUSUAL SUSPECTS: A MURDER MYSTERY, a regular in the KCIC lineup. This show promised a murder mystery, complete with clues, suspects, and lots of suspicious activities.

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UNCHAINED MELODY Is a Celebration of 1950s Doo-Wop

UNCHAINED MELODY, playing through April 9th at the Quality Hill Playhouse, is a joyful evening of fun music and interesting musical education.

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