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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Unicorn’s 17/18 Season Includes Seven Kansas City Premieres
Pictured: Ayad Ahktar. Photo by Nina Subin. Unicorn Theatre, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, has announced their 44th season of radical new plays that speak to our changing world, including seven Kansas City premieres and one world premiere yet to be announced. The season will... Read more
ECLIPSED Brings the Trauma and Desperation of War to Life

ECLIPSED plunges us without sympathy into the confusing and traumatic experiences of war. It gives no more explanation than the hearsay and misunderstandings that prevail in those circumstances – the same ones that guide the perpetrators as well as their victims in their life choices.

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Unicorn Has Its ECLIPSED Cast and Creatives

Unicorn Theatre has announced the cast and production team for ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira.

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PerformInk’s Four for the Weekend

Looking to support your thriving performing arts community? Abigail Trabue’s “Four for the Weekend” highlights four shows worth putting on your weekend’s must-do list.

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Exceptional HOW TO USE A KNIFE Puts Drama on the Front Burner

Gourmet Chef George has hit rock bottom and accepts a job running a bar & grill kitchen owned by his douchey (sorry there’s no better word) former cook who has wined his way to restaurant ownership. Drama ensues around anger management, substance abuse, race, illegal immigration, the Rwandan genocide (yes), and guilt. Lots of guilt.

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