Category: Reviews

Children’s show teaches about inclusion

Time is running out to see the most endearing children’s show with a subtle, but strong lesson on inclusion and acceptance; “Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical,”...

All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast aids senior programs

Saturday, Shepherd Center hosts an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast featuring GREEN PANCAKES. Start your St. Patrick’s Day one day early with a hearty breakfast...

Unicorn presents laughter, horror, dysfunction in ‘The Human

New production at Kansas City’s Unicorn Theatre brings a Thanksgiving story where a family gathering unveils funny, painful, and horrific revelations as the festive...

‘Beau Jest’ changes pace for Chestnut audiences

For just a good, old-fashioned comedy, but set in modern time, do not miss “Beau Jest,” at Olathe’s Chestnut Fine Arts Center, playing through April 14. Directed...

‘Disaster’ mixes assorted movies into musical farce

Remember Jaws, The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno, Earthquake, The Deep, and some of the light suspense films of the 1970s like Raiders of the Lost Arc, Ben,...

KC Rep presents light look at serious issues

Personal identity comes into finer focus with the KC Rep production of “School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play,” a different perspective of the American movie...

Coterie’s ‘Penguins’ mesmerizes audiences

By use of toe-tapping music, fun choreography, snappy costumes, zany characters, and perfect casting, one of the most charming musicals created for young audiences,...

MET continues August Wilson series with ‘Seven Guitars’

August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars” continues his series of plays set in the Pittsburgh area as he again focuses on the everyday struggles of a poor group of friends...

Barn teases audience with naked fun

Gypsy Rose Lee and Sally Rand made stripping fashionable in the 1930s and1940s while elevating Burlesque to a more acceptable genre; but, it was Chippendale’s that...

Women’s issues evolve in new time-travel play

Climb aboard for a time-traveling train trip to Booneville, Missouri in 1946 and 2017. Yep, two different eras and one train ticket in local playwright Michelle Tyrene...

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