Unicorn Theatre Has Its STUPID FUCKING BIRD Cast and Creatives

Unicorn Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the third show in their 17/18 season, STUPID FUCKING BIRD.

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Inside DISGRACED Part Two: An Actor’s Journey

It’s not often that I get to tell a story with particular personal significance. As the son of an immigrant and an American I felt pulled to the duality of the character of Amir.

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Review: DISGRACED at Unicorn Theatre

Frankly, this show is painful to watch, but in all the best ways. It simultaneously builds and destroys comfort zones while addressing racial differences, cultural appropriation and assimilation, and the long-standing debate over nature versus nurture.

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Inside DISGRACED Part One: Immediacy, Relationships and Truth – A Director Prepares

This story has an immediacy about it and touches people in Kansas City as it does in every town and city in the US. We are all discussing and grappling with these questions, issues, and feelings every day.

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Unicorn Announces Cast and Creative Team for Regional Premiere of DISGRACED
Pictured: Alexander Salamat Unicorn Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer prize-winning drama DISGRACED. Directed by Sidonie Garrett, the production features Alexander Salamat (AMIR), Molly Denninghoff (EMILY), Matt Rapport (ISAAC), Shawna Peña-Downing (JORY), and Michael Thayer (ABE). The creative team includes Stage Manager Tanya Brown, Assitant Director/Properties Designer Emily... Read more
Four Professional Co-Productions Featured in UMKC’s 17/18 Season

“We have reached an agreement on the budget that will allow two faculty members to return and all our graduate students are being funded as promised.”

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Unicorn Theatre Has Its MEN ON BOATS Cast and Production Team

Unicorn Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for Jaclyn Backhaus’ MEN ON BOATS, a co-production with UMKC Theatre. 

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Review: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Unicorn Theatre

This show has the most versatile ensemble I have ever had the pleasure to watch. They are in and out of so many characters and perform so many different types of music that this production alone could constitute a full acting resume.

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Unicorn Has Its PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast and Creatives

Unicorn Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for their Summer production of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT: THE MUSICAL.

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I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Is a Story of Familial Damage

At its heart, I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD is a story of familial damage — the way people are hurt, how they then hurt others and the vicious cycle of abuse. It’s not an easy watch, but it is worthwhile.

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