Category: Reviews

Titanic hero claims victory at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

By Bob Evans She ain’t down yet, folks, because audiences want to revisit the musical-comedy story of Molly Brown as she rises from he humble Hannibal, Missouri roots...

Faust explores conflicted sexuality with ‘Falsettos’

By Bob Evans Relatively new theatre company, Faust Theatre continues to present relevant shows that feature local, young, fresh talent, in this case, “Falsettos,” a...

Heartland Men’s Chorus ends season with patriotic salute

By Bob Evans Heartland Men’s Chorus always presents a great evening of entertainment with all of their productions, and this latest show continues that tradition, this...

Quality Hill offers music of Frank Sinatra

By Bob Evans Always expect great shows, fantastic musical talent, and signature background information about the music when attending a show at downtown’s Quality Hill...

Starlight’s ‘King and I’ continues to please audiences

By Bob Evans Maybe the music, (“Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers” “Something Wonderful”, “We Kiss in a Shadow”, “I Have Dreamed”); maybe...

Black Rep stuns with ‘Memphis’

By Bob Evans The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City scores a grand slam with their most current production “Memphis,” that features an over-packed, cast of...

Stunning ‘Mermaid’ opens outdoor season with family musical

By Bob Evans Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park scored a quick slam dunk with opening night of the live-action Disney classic, “The Little Mermaid,” directed by...

‘Hir’ redefines dysfunctional home life at Unicorn

By Bob Evans Both comedy and tragedy stem from a dysfunctional situation and the approach to it, but when seeing the new super, super dark comedy, “Hir” at The...

Outrageous comedy sets high standards for OCTA

By Bob Evans Eight doors, two connecting rooms, fantastic direction, split-second timing, strong comedic performances, improbably story-line–all combine to create the...

Barn’s 1980’s play examines sexual preferences, pitfalls

By Bob Evans Harvey Fierstein’s Tony Award winning play, “Torch Song Trilogy,” a play in three acts, shows the life of an emotional drag queen as he struggles with...

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