Pictured: “The Spongebob Musical” touring company Starlight has announced the 2020 slate of shows to perform in Swope Park, it’s 70th year in operation. The season kicks off in June with “Waitress,” the pie-shop musical based on the movie of the same name, with music from Sara Bareilles. Two... Read more
Unicorn Theatre has announced its 46th season of plays and directors, a season that includes a new musical, a world premiere, and two new comedies.
Pictured: Bobby McFerrin The Carlsen Center at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park has announced the 2019-2020 season. “The Carlsen Center consistently presents the most talented performers from around the world,” said Emily Behrmann, General Manager for the “Carlsen Center Presents” series. “The season will feature Russian folk... Read more
KC MeltingPot Theatre has announced the four productions that will make up the company’s 2019-20 season. Dubbed “greatest hits,” the season will feature plays from August Wilson, Lorraine Hansberry, Ntozake Shange, and Kansas City playwright Lewis J. Morrow. Newly appointed Artistic Director Nicole Hodges Persley comments, “We wanted to... Read more
Pictured: The Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center by Jason Epperson Spinning Tree Theatre has announced the 2019-20 season of four mainstage productions, which will have them moving to the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center. “Our organization is honored to have been invited to produce our ninth season... Read more
Pictured: The North American Touring Company of COME FROM AWAY. Photo by Matthew Murphy The 2019–20 Sabates Eye Centers Kansas City Broadway Series has been announced, presented by Broadway Across America and The American Theatre Guild at the Music Hall and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Joining previously... Read more
I think we all agree there is a problem. To fix the problem, it is going to take a culture shift and accountability, as well as an organization willing to oversee the change.
Pictured: Teddy Trice Jump inside the brains of Kansas City theater artists as we ask them 10 (or in this case, 8) questions that were in no way inspired by “Inside the Actor’s Studio.” What’s the one role/show you’ve always wanted to work on that you haven’t yet? There... Read more
At this time the board also wishes to make it public knowledge that we have accepted the resignation of Robert Paisley from his position as President of the Board of Directors.
In a very short amount of time, a small revolution has begun in theaters across the country. Artists are becoming less afraid to walk out of an abusive rehearsal, and theaters should be taking notice.