The J hosts vocal semifinals
Jun02

The J hosts vocal semifinals

Semifinals for KC SuperStar 2017 set for June 5 22 Semi-finalists chosen for high school singing competition On Monday evening, June 5, at 7 p.m., 22 area high school performers will sing their hearts out competing in this year’s Semifinals of KC SuperStar! Now in its eighth year, The Jewish Community Center (The J) sponsors this high school competition ala “The Voice” searching for the best singer in the Greater Kansas City Metro...

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Chekhov characters enliven ‘Vanya, Sonia, Masha, & Spike’
Jun02

Chekhov characters enliven ‘Vanya, Sonia, Masha, & Spike’

By Bob Evans Memorial Day signals the opening of the summer season and ushers in a plethora of openings of new productions at local theaters, as is the case with City Theatre of Independence’s comic play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” by Christopher Durang. With direction by Gregory Chafin, a cast of six pack in the laughs at the expense of classic characters from Anton Chekhov plays. Parents of Vanya, Sonia, and Masha...

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Come support UMKC Theatre program
Jun02

Come support UMKC Theatre program

Save UMKC Theatre A Public Town Hall as an Appreciation Sun., June 4 @ 6p, Spencer Theatre ALL MEDIA ARE WELCOME   WHO: Theodore Swetz, Patricia McIlrath Professor of Theatre Arts will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.  Speaking in support of UMKC Theatre will include: Dr. Karen Vorst, Professor of Economics, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences 2006-2011 Eric Rosen, Artistic Director, Kansas City Repertory Theatre John...

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