Review: CASA VALENTINA at Spinning Tree Theatre

I appreciate the honesty of this show. Rather than cashing in cheap laughs, the story encourages us to examine ourselves and others honestly so we as a society may live in harmony and unity.

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Review: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE at Kansas City Actors Theatre

I’ll be honest, I’ve been failed time and time again by mystery and horror on stage, to the point where my assumption was just that it can’t work.

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Inside THE REALISTIC JONESES Part Four: Comedy and Balance with John Rensenhouse

John Rensenhouse, the Director of Kansas City Actors Theatre’s production of Will Eno’s The Realistic Joneses, is no stranger to any form of theater. Comedy, however, presents an interesting challenge, especially when you need to balance it with a healthy dose of realism and pathos.

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Inside THE REALISTIC JONESES Part One: A Director Prepares

But, oh, it could go so wrong! It is scary and intimidating to prepare for a production of a play such as this. It is amazingly delicate. The play is labeled a comic drama. The drama coming from its central subject – dying and death.

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