Spinning Tree Announces Cast for KC Premiere of EMOTIONAL CREATURE
Pictured: Ay Vy Bui Spinning Tree Theatre has announced the cast and design team for its Kansas City premiere of “Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World” by Eve Ensler (“The Vagina Monologues). Co-Directed by Chioma Anyanwu, making her Spinning Tree debut, and co-founder Andrew Grayman-Parkhurt,... Read more
Inside THE NANCE: Costuming Two Shows For One Production

For me, this show has to be approached almost like two separate shows. The burlesque scenes are one, and the story of Chauncey, Ned and the burlesque troupe are another.

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Review | THE NANCE at Spinning Tree Theatre

Spinning Tree has put together a stellar cast in an intimate venue that reflects the style of the script well.

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Inside THE NANCE: A Zap of Inspiration

I first encountered Douglas Carter Beane my junior year of college. I was disillusioned with school, unhappy with the direction my life was going, and certainly sick of the Ozarks.

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Spinning Tree Announces Cast and Design Team for THE NANCE

Spinning Tree Theatre continues its season with the Kansas City premiere of Douglas Carter Beane’s THE NANCE.

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Kansas City Premiere of DADDY LONG LEGS Comes to Spinning Tree Theatre

Spinning Tree Theatre has announced the cast and design team for its first production of the 18-19 season, the Kansas City premiere of DADDY LONG LEGS.

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Inside ONCE ON THIS ISLAND: Where Do I Belong?

It was a struggle, to be frank, and as I tried to find my connection to the character, little did I know how identifiable his life was to mine. Never quite feeling as if I belonged to a group of Black people or to a group of White people.

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Inside ONCE ON THIS ISLAND: Disovering Ti Moune

I must admit I did not know much about Ti Moune, except that she is a young Caribbean islander and I am a young-ish American with a Midwestern, newscaster, accent.

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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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Inside ONCE ON THIS ISLAND: Choreography and Understanding

Once on this Island requires a rather close collaboration between director and choreographer, perhaps even more so than many musicals since the piece is essentially wall-to-wall music.

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