Category: Reviews

Barn offers ‘Grand Hotel’ debut for KC audiences

Five-time Tony Award recipient, “Grand Hotel” opens at The Barn for a three weekend run, April 25 through May 5, with a strong story of pre-Depression Berlin, in a...

Coterie’s ‘Beat Bugs’ guarantees sell out performances

People who apply insecticides to their lawns in preparation for summer pests need to re-think their plan after they see The Coterie’s newest production “Beat Bugs: A...

UMKC students present weekend opera, ‘Die Fledermaus’

Give a cheer to the UMKC Conservatory students in their weekend performances of Strauss opers, Die Fledermaus. The opera with recognizable music takes a major turn as it...

MET sets pinnacle with ‘Shawshank Redemption’

Making its North American debut, “The Shawshank Redemption” stuns the audience with graphic dialogue, intense fight scenes, the stark look into prison life, and the...

Smaller venue brings big heart to ‘Billy Elliott’

Count on Spinning Tree Theatre to pare down big shows and present them with intimacy and grace, putting the focus on the story and the characters as they did with the...

Death reveals dark secrets between neighbors

“Pass Over” presents a story to two families with decades of experiences as neighbors, employees, employers, and even some romantic encounters along the way in a new...

‘Pearl Fishers’ ends Lyric season

Press release posted by Bob Evans...

Madcap mayhem describes ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’

Step to the rear, “Noises Off.” There’s a new comedy king traveling the nation that makes “Noises Off seem like a Shakespearean tragedy. “The Play that...

KC Rep scores big with Jane Austen comedy

Forget most of what you know about Jane Austen and her biggest classic, Pride and Prejudice. Then, and only then will you be ready to experience the madcap new rendition...

Radio format allows vibrant 1940s music to entertain

Hat check girls, cigarette girls, shapely women walking through entertainment venues selling their latest tray of sinful snacks, cigarettes and candies brings back the...

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