Category: Reviews

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,...

KC’s Coterie Theatre continues to educate, challenge with thought provoking productions

  “Nine Who Dared: Courage in Little Rock” closed recently at Kansas City’s Coterie Theatre in Crown Center with sold out performances that challenge the...

‘O Beautiful’ gives acting challenge to MFA students at UMKC

Count on Theodore Swetz to find challenging material to put his MFA students through their paces and expand their talents on and off stage as he does with the first play...

‘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...

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