Category: Reviews

Leawood Stage serves up slapstick comedy

By Bob Evans If you want to laugh, get a ticket to The Leawood Stage Company’s current production of the madcap, delightful, and constantly twisting comedy, The Man...

OCTA paints stunning picture

By Bob Evans A nearly sold out opening night and a standing ovation welcomed “Sunday in the Park with George,” the Stephen Sondheim musical about the life and legacy...

‘Evita’ draws mixed audience reactions

By Bob Evans One of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s early musicals, “Evita” opened Feb. 5 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to a small audience, probably due to...

Women in Civil War pose perplexing dilemma

By Bob Evans Kansas City’s Coterie Theatre, now in its 40th season, joined forces again with UMKC’s MFA students to create an interactive dramatization of a Civil...

Explosive story shines fresh light on homelessness

By Bob Evans Prepare to be schooled with a dynamite story about homelessness and parachute kids in California, performed by a superb cast who create not-to-be-forgotten...

Bittersweet play nabs quick audience approval

By Bob Evans Struggles of a Polish playwright to produce his masterpiece on Broadway leads to a troupe of actors being arrested and the play closed because of a shocking...

Quality Hill focuses on 1940s music

By Bob Evans  Larry Levenson/Quality Hilll Playhouse Get ready for one of the best shows at Quality Hill Playhouse as J. Kent Barnhart continues his series on the...

Chekhov classic brings strong performances

By Bob Evans Russia’s most celebrated playwright, Anton Chekhov’s most famous play, “The Cherry Orchard” opened Jan. 20 at Kansas City’s Metropolitan Ensemble...

Fresh play enlightens to female fears

By Bob Evans Spinning Tree Theatre offers a different look into the “Me Too” movement with their current production, “Emotional Creature” as it looks at...

Psychological thriller keeps audiences guessing

By Bob Evans Kansas City Actors Theatre again rings the bell with a stunning, intense, cat and mouse game of “Truth or Consequences” as the hunter becomes the...

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