Review: PETER PAN at Kansas City Ballet

Peter and the children really fly, pixie dust sparkles, the cannon booms. Ballet is magic again.

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Review: JACK AND THE BEAN MÁGICO at the Coterie

A trip to the Coterie is always a great time and the production of JACK AND THE BEAN MÁGICO is no exception.

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Review: VIETGONE at Unicorn Theatre

The story poignantly unpacks the complexity and exhaustion of the war’s end totally from the perspective of the displaced immigrant, unapologetically confronting the ignorance of simplistic American notions about the war and the people who had no choice but to live it.

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Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Spinning Tree Theatre

As a lifelong fan of legends from around the world, I was excited to see the legend of Ti Moune come alive in such a way.

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Review: BELFAST GIRLS at Fishtank Theatre

During a period of four years beginning in 1848, the Orphan Emigration scheme, concocted by Henry Grey (the third Earl Grey), delivered over 4000 young women from Irish workhouses to the shores of Austrailia.

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Review: THE MASCOT at The Living Room

Smartly written and masterfully performed, THE MASCOT hits all the right marks.

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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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