Category: Reviews

Back country comedy elicits loud laughter in ‘Tennessee Playboy’

By Bob Evans Get ready for some back hills hilarity as the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre presents the Kansas City premiere of Preston Lane’s “Tennessee Playboy,” a...

Family drama hits Broadway caliber in KC Rep production

By Bob Evans Kansas City Repertory Theatre opened Lorraine Hansberry’s iconic family drama that wowed Broadway audiences in the 1959-1960 season and starred a young...

Chestnut presents family comedy with outstanding cast

“Over the River and Through the Woods” at Olathe’s Chestnut Fine Arts Center unites a cast of local actors for a heart-warming play about the importance of family,...

Mid-century Rhythm & Blues keeps ‘Five Guys Named Moe’ jiving & entertaining

By Bob Evans For the season finale of the Black Reps initial season, Artistic Director Damron Russel Armstrong selected to mount the Broadway version of “Five Guys...

Quality Hill be-bops into 1950s Doo-wop Era

By Bob Evans Quality Hill Playhouse, the only venue of its kind in the Kansas City metro generally builds shows around the Broadway music of the Great American Songbook,...

Whim Productions remounts Fringe show with added materials

A popular Fringe show from about 3 seasons ago, “Drunks” by Pete Bakely returns to the KC stage, this time in the Musical Theater Heritage small theaters for a...

MTKC offers ‘The Little Mermaid’ for spring break production

While many Spring Breakers focused on the NCAA Tournament, went of trips to South Padre Island, lounged at home, hung out with friends, and who knows what, the...

George Benson, Kenny G ink Kauffman concert

KAUFFMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES NEW CONCERT **George Benson and Kenny G to perform May 24** Kansas City, MO – Today, the Kauffman Center for the...

African tale encapsulates women’s sufferings

By Bob Evans Usually, freedom comes with a price as we are told and reminded annually on Memorial Day when Americans honor those who died to win, secure, and protect our...

KC Creates remounts ‘16 Fringe show for limited run

“Audience” that only played twice last summer at the Kansas City Fringe Festival gets new life in a remounting of the unique show that features four different...

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