Category: Reviews

‘La Boheme’ enthralls at Lyric Opera

Lyric Opera Kansas City’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s classic love story “La Boheme” is either: An exquisite and beautiful presentation of a timeless classic...

Love challenges gender identity in twisted ‘Victor/Victoria’ comedy

How’s this: A woman plays a man who plays a woman on stage? Confused? Throw in a man falling in love with the illusion of a woman playing a man, only to discover...

Spinning Tree brings ‘Caroline or Change’ to KC

Change comes slowly as evidenced in the Tony-winning Broadway musical, “Caroline or Change,” currently playing at Spinning Tree Theatre in the Black Box theatre of...

Whimsical comedy opens for Whim Productions

Whim Productions, an area voice for LGBT-theme productions continues its 2019 season with “Swimming in the Shallows” a surrealistic comedy that looks at...

Charlie Brown and friends usher Christmas to Coterie

The Christmas season begins early at The Coterie Theatre because Charlie Brown and his gang of friends brighten the holiday by performing a live version of the animated...

‘Taffetas’ ignites audience with 1950’s music

If you remember Patti Page, Jo Stafford, Connie Francis, Theresa Brewer and the music of the 1950s before Rock ‘N Roll took over, then “The Taffetas” gets your...

Outstanding tap sequences characterize ‘Anything Goes’

A convoluted story of mis-matched lovers, gangsters, mistaken identities, public enemy No. 1 and No. 13, combine with a musical score by Cole Porter and lots to...

‘Dragons’ delight TYA audiences

A red, yellow, and blue dragon a talking dog, and a TV host keep Robbie company on a rainy day in Theatre for Young America’s current production, “Dragons Love...

‘Dracula’ production screams ‘Halloween’

To kids, it means “Trick or Treat” to the older kids of all ages, Halloween means memories and spooky stories; and what can be more Halloweenish than “Dracula”!...

KC Rep dusts off classic poetic ‘For Colored Girls…’

By Greg Cantrell KCRep’s revival of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf” enthralls with a perfect fusion of...

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