Category: Reviews

Marilyn Maye returns to Quality Hill Playhouse for limited engagement

Celebrated Kansas City songstress Marilyn Maye opened her week long engagement, Wed. Nov. 2 at downtown’s Quality Hill Playhouse with the rousing opening number from...

New theater company opens with solid production, dynamic cast

To fill a void in the Kansas City metro theater community, Damron Russel Armstrong developed a new company of thespians to create more diversity and opportunities for...

America’s favorite creepy, kooky family, the Addams Family, visits Leavenworth for Halloween

You know the song, so snap along… da da da dum (snap snap); da da da dum (snap snap); da da da dum, da da dum da da da dum (snap snap)..“They’re creepy and...

Comedy/thriller fits well in Halloween season at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre

With more twists and turns than San Francisco’s famed Lombard Street, Ira Levin’s “Deathtrap” continues to wow audiences at Kansas City’s Metropolitan Ensemble...

‘Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type’ nears end of run at Extreme Screen space

With “Evil Dead” on the City Stage in historic Union Station, Theatre for Young America moved to a bigger space for their season opening production of “Click,...

Starlight announces ‘Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus’ LIVE at Starlight Indoors

Based on The New York Times bestseller by John Gray, this one-man Off-Broadway comedy sheds light on the nuances of the sexes at Starlight Theatre Nov. 3-5   KANSAS...

Olathe theatre offers best family-oriented comedy of season

Hilarious, slap-stick insanity best describes the current production at Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA.) with the Kansas City premiere of the British farce,...

New Unicorn production presents complex two-person comedy

Neil LaBute’s play, “The Way We Get By” brings viewers to question if once is not enough, or it once enough because the playwright seems to dwell on that concept...

East/West thriller weaves clashing cultures with finance, greed, intrigue

KC Rep debut of “The Invisible Hand” brought audiences to their feet as the curtain call began after witnessing an intense thriller that Artistic Director, Eric...

‘Bye, Bye Birdie’ reaches back to simpler time in musical theatre history

 It’s the mid-50s and singing super-star Conrad Birdie (a Elvis-type character) has been drafted and must leave for his basic training, leaving his fans in a frenzy,...

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