I GOT RHYTHM Highlights Era of Song and Dance

Quality Hill Playhouse’s I GOT RHYTHM is an evening of song and dance featuring a set-list celebrating an era where Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers reigned, and dance was the food of love.

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My Old Lady is a Portrait of Humanity and Culture

Renowned playwright Israel Horovitz has referred to his play “My Old Lady” as his “love letter to Paris”. In this production, the Kansas City Actors Theatre, under the direction of Darren Sextro, has executed his vision with all the subtlety, emotion, and tired grandeur it requires.

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PLAYWRIGHT SLAM Is a Theater Lover’s Playground

PLAYWRIGHT SLAM offers a refreshingly atypical theater-going experience where the lines between cast and audience members are completely obliterated. This is not a show you just sit and watch. It is an event to share and participate in.

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THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Wrestles With Having It All

Pictured: Chrizney Roth. Photo courtesy of Home Grown Theatre Company.

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Unicorn’s APPLICATION PENDING Is Delicious Fun

Christine has been dumped into a new position in the pre-primary admissions office in a high-demand New York City preschool/elementary school after the sudden and somewhat mysterious departure of her predecessor.

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Featuring songs from WHITE CHRISTMAS, CHILDREN OF EDEN, GODSPELL and Christmas favorites likes Carol of the Bells, Sleigh Ride and Silent Night there is certainly a little something for everyone in A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW. Interjected between songs are stories of personal holiday reflections by the cast led by Musical Theatre Heritage founder George Harter.

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If you’re tired of the typical saccharine Christmas fare and want to see some excellent musicians at work, THE SANTALAND DIARIES provides a fun and festive evening of theater.

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BOOK OF MORMON Is as Endearing as It Is Funny
(l-r) Ryan Bondy and David Aron Damane. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus Review: BOOK OF MORMON on Tour at Kansas City Music Hall By Bec Pennington Attending at the Music Hall in Kansas City on the same night, at the same time nearly, as a couple of other big events... Read more
KC Rep’s CHRISTMAS CAROL Harnesses the True Power of Theater

Those of us in the industry like to take jabs at the practice of theater companies cashing in on Christmas with an overblown family-friendly spectacle each December. The truth is, though, that sharing a live experience that fills an audience with such unfettered warmth and love is a real joy for most performing artists.

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THE NUTCRACKER Hits All Its Marks at KC Ballet

THE NUTCRACKER is as synonymous with Christmas as Santa Claus and his red nosed reindeer friend, so it’s always a challenge for Ballet companies to keep audiences engaged and coming back year after year when there are so many productions to be found.

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