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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The WIZARD OF OZ Comes to Providence Amphitheater

The live stage version of the classic MGM movie musical THE WIZARD OF OZ comes to the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater this summer for five performances.

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Spinning Tree Announces Cast and Design Team for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
Pictured: Allison Jones Spinning Tree Theatre has announced the cast and design team for their spring production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND with music Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Aherns. Directed by Nedra Dixon, with music direction by Pamela Baskin-Watson and choreography by co-founder Andrew Grayman-Parkhurst, the all Kansas... Read more
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