Lewis J. Morrow has been named Director of New Play Development at KCMPT.
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: Ensemble of “The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip.” Photo by Thomas Kimble. By Megan Greenlee Wine and time travel. Laughter and tears. To live a full adventurous life or stay home with your cat? Michelle Tyrene Johnson’s “The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip” takes you on... Read more
KC Melting Pot has announced the cast and designers for THE GREEN BOOK WINE CLUB TRAIN TRIP.
KC MeltingPot Theatre has announced their 6th season, including works from Kansas City-area African American playwrights Michelle Tyrene Johnson and Harvey Williams. The season kicks off with August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF, the most contemporary of August Wilson’s 10-play cycle chronicling African-American life in the 20th century. Michelle Tyrene Johnson’s THE GREEN... Read more
KC MeltingPot Theatre continues its season of “resistance” with Dominque Morisseau’s SUNSET BABY.
Pictured: Just Off Broadway Theatre KC MeltingPot Theatre has announced the lineup for their 17/18 season. inspired by communities empowered to According to the press release, the upcoming season is inspired by communities empowered to action in the wake of Black Lives Matter and the rise of the alt-right.... Read more
Pictured: Granvile O’Neal KC MeltingPot Theatre, along with Phoenix KC and Micro-Budget-Project, has announced casting for the world premiere of IRONING MAN by Kansas City playwright Denny Dey. Directed by Warren Deckert, the production features Granvile O’Neal (Johnson Lee), Kevin Fewell (Adler Dolan), Elizabeth A. Hillman (Iris Turner), Emmy Panzica (Marion Logan), Derek... Read more
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KC MeltingPot will take on Amiri Baraka’s DUTCHMAN, a rarely produced one-act play written during the height of the Civil Rights and Black Arts Movement.