KC Rep opens ‘Constellations


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March 3-April 2, 2017 at Copaken Stage


Kansas City, MO– Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Constellations, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Eric Rosen. When it comes to this multi-dimensional love story, just how much is written in the stars?  Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space in this spellbinding, heartbreaking look at life and love at the intersection of choice and destiny, written by Nick Payne.

Constellations begins March 3 at KC Rep’s downtown Copaken Stage in the Power & Light District, (located at 14th & Main in the H&R Block Building)

“I am so thrilled to be able to share this heartbreakingly romantic story with Kansas City,” says Rosen. “Our audience will love it. It ignites your spirit in ways you did not see coming. Just when you think you know where the story is going, you don’t. You will leave the performance just stunned.”


The cast is comprised of Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins. Bree has appeared in several Off-Broadway and regional productions and in film, including a role in Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island with Leonardo DiCaprio, Dark Feed and more. She also has local ties.  Bree was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, and has a brother, Carson Elrod, who is also an actor and lives in New York City. Tuc was born and spent his youth in Kansas City.  He has extensive acting credits in theatre, TV and on the Silver Screen, including a four year turn on TV’s Desperate Housewives, and recurring roles on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Parks & Rec and more, as well a role in The Mummy with Brenden Fraser.  He was also a regular on the popular soap opera One Life to Live for four-plus seasons, playing the villainous David Vickers.


Constellations is made possible with the generous support of H&R Block and other donors.


Performances begin Friday, March 3 and run through Sunday, April 2 at Copaken Stage. Tickets may be purchased at http://kcrep.org/show/constellations by calling 816-235-2700.  For group ticket sales, please call 816-235-6122. Press night is scheduled for Opening Night, Friday, March 10. Constellations is appropriate for ages 16 and up.

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The Kansas City Repertory Theatre Season Continues

Kansas City premiere

Written by Nick Payne

Directed by Eric Rosen

Copaken Stage

March 3 – April 2, 2017


A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry

Co-Directed by Chip Miller & Marissa Wolf

Spencer Theatre

March 24 – April 16, 2017
OriginKC: New Works Festival – Rotating Repertory                          

Both at the Copaken Stage
April 28 – May 28, 2017

Curated by Marissa Wolf, Director of New Works at KC Rep


What Would Crazy Horse Do?                                                              

Written by Larissa FastHorse

Directed by Sam Pinkleton


Man in Love

Written by Christina Anderson

Directed by Marissa Wolf


Antony and Cleopatra

A production of the UMKC Department of Theatre in partnership with KCRep

Written by William Shakespeare

Translated by Christopher Chen

Commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play On! program

Spencer Theatre

May 5-14, 2017

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