Category: Reviews

‘Evil Dead’ opens with sold out performance

Egads! Theatre Company returned to production mode with a signature campy musical, “Evil Dead,” playing inside Kansas City’s historic Union Station on the City...

Quality Hill produces another stellar show with ‘Barry, Bette, & Broadway’

 Quality Hill Playhouse continues its careful trek to more modern musical productions after the wildly popular “Age of Aquarius” show last year, with its current...

WWI era music unites Musical Theater Heritage with National WWI Museum for new production

Just in time for Veterans Day, Musical Theater Heritage unleashes a patriotic production that creates a musical history lesson about the men who served to defend...

Theatre Lawrence opens ‘Rocky Horror Show’

  The Rocky Horror Show, that kitschy cult sci-fi classic, takes over the Theatre Lawrence stage for one weekend only, October 14 & 15 with 2 shows nightly at 7...

Say ‘I do! I do!’ to Chestnut production for a family-friendly evening

Trials and tribulations come along with wedded bliss in The Chestnut Fine Arts’ production of “I do! I do!” running through Oct. 23 at the Olathe theatre . The...

Deadly kiss brings rest to tortured souls in ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’

  The Barn Players opened their current musical/drama, “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” with book by Terrence McNally and music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred...

‘Evita’ wows KC Rep audience in season opener

  Sex, ambition, opportunity, and greed make a strong case for the rise of Eva Peron as she rose from her impoverished childhood to the to of Argentinean social...

‘Hand to God’ humorously pushes all limits, including full-frontal puppet sex on center stage

  As expected, Kansas City’s Unicorn Theatre pushed the limits with new plays not seen in the metro before, and this selection, “Hand to God,” opens the...

Williams’ ‘Streetcar Named Desire’ steams with sultry Blanche flirting, raging

Blanche DuBois enters like a delicate breeze after a spring rain and builds to a raging hurricane as her character unfurls and grows stronger with each line of dialogue...

Eccentricities amplify with spirited adaptations in ‘Picasso at the Lapine Agile’

When the play comes from the creatively twisted mind of comic Steve Martin, and when the main characters Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein only met in the creative...

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