Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre

The combination of discordant music, clever lighting by Amanda Zieve, and expert work by the ensemble serve up a climax that has to be seen and will not soon be forgotten.

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REVIEW: IT’S DELOVELY: THE WIT OF COLE PORTER AND NOËL COWARD at Quality Hill Playhouse

IT’S DELOVELY unites the works of timeless composers Cole Porter and Noel Coward to create an entertaining musical performance.

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Review: SEX WITH STRANGERS at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

It’s refreshing to see the balance of the two characters in this play in believable and thoughtfully written roles: an older but shy woman, a confident but shallow younger man. There’s no cougar trope here; each character’s strengths and weaknesses offset each other.

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Review: TUCK EVERLASTING at The Coterie Theatre

For an entertaining evening out in Kansas City, the Coterie offers a chance to bring the little ones along to TUCK EVERLASTING, a faithful rendition of the award-winning novel.

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Review: RIGOLETTO at Lyric Opera of Kansas City

The Lyric Opera’s production of Verdi’s RIGOLETTO is a beautiful rendering of the tragic tale.

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Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour at The Music Hall

If you simply must visit some version of Neverland, you would be much better served by petitioning Cathy Rigby to fly again.

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Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by Egads! Theatre Company in Association with the Arts Asylum

The emotional depth required of the actors is astounding, but Carter-Van Pelt and Gilchrist are up to the task and magnificent in their roles.

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Review: 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at The White Theatre

What could possibly be entertaining in a play about a spelling bee? If it’s the 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE – Everything!

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Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Kansas City Repertory Theatre

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is hilarious, intense, bittersweet, and triumphantly successful at bringing the world of one character to the hearts of his audience, and offering us the chance to invoke empathy for all who are differently-abled.

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Review: FULL GALLOP at Spinning Tree Theatre

Just Off Broadway Theatre is an intimate black box theater with the perfect ambiance for a one-woman play, and Spinning Tree Theatre has just the right one for us.

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