Walking Between Raindrops: Inside St. Nicholas at Kansas City Actors Theatre
Pictured: Victor Raider-Wexler in the first rehearsal for St. Nicholas. Photo courtesy of KCAT. Victor Raider-Wexler has carved out an impressive career. After starting with theatre in New York many years ago, he made numerous memorable appearances on a variety of sitcoms in the 90’s and 2000’s, including “Seinfeld,”... Read more
KCAT Announces 2020/2021 Season
Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced its 2020 – 2021 season, directors and partial casting. Selected by KCAT’s artistic committee headed by John Rensenhouse, the 16th season will include five productions and feature a combination of artists both new and familiar. “In choosing our seasons, it’s always our primary... Read more
KCAT to Produce Conor McPherson’s “St Nicholas”
Pictured: Victor Raider-Wexler Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced the cast for of Conor McPherson’s “St. Nicholas” running March 11 to 29 at the Buffalo Room in Westport. The production features Victor Raider-Wexler with direction by Dennis Hennessy, Artistic Director of the New Theatre. A harrowing, booze-soaked, barroom tale... Read more
Review | “’night, Mother” at KCAT
Pictured: Cinnamon Schultz. Photo by Brian Paulette. By Pec Pennington As the lights lift, Thelma is searching her cabinets for a snowball treat, calling to her daughter as of yet out of sight about nothing in particular. She discovers it in a higher shelf and stuffs it happily in... Read more
Process, Style and Directing: Inside “‘night, Mother” with Sidonie Garrett

What does Sidonie Garrett wish people knew about directing?

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Playing a Character Unlike Yourself: Inside “‘night, Mother” with Jan Rogge

Actor Jan Rogge has been active in professional theatre in Kansas City for quite some time, having appeared at many of the area’s professional theatres.

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KCAT Announces “night, Mother” Cast and Designers
Pictured: Jan Rogge and Cinnamon Schultz Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced the cast and design team for Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “’night, Mother,” which will run January 8th to January 26th at the City Stage in Union Station. Directed by Sidonie Garrett, who last directed “A Streetcar Named... Read more
Theatre as a Safe Space to Explore: Inside “‘Master Harold'” with Walter Coppage

In this latest “Inside” Jack Kneessy talks with actor Walter Coppage on creating a character, revisiting a familiar playwright, and why theater should be a safe space to explore.

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Teaching and Learning: Inside “‘Master Harold'” with Director Gary Heisserer

Director Gary Heisserer takes us inside his directing process for “‘Master Harold’…and the boys.”

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Review | “A Doll’s House” at Kansas City Actors Theatre

A lot has been said about this play over the years, so much that another play was inspired to continue the story.

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