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Bittersweet play nabs quick audience approval

By Bob Evans Struggles of a Polish playwright to produce his masterpiece on Broadway leads to a troupe of actors being arrested and the play closed because of a shocking...

Annual ‘A Christmas Carol’ opens to sold out crowd

By Bob Evans Nothing says “Christmas” like the lighting of the Plaza lights on Thanksgiving night, but nearby, the KC Rep continues its own annual celebration with...

Steinbeck classic opens with full house

By Bob Evans KC Rep brings one of the all-time favorite novels of The Great Depression Era to the stage as John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” opened with a...

World premiere musical unites baseball, heart

\ By Bob Evans Call it a grand slam for a premiere musical production at the KC Rep as “Last Days of Summer” opened to an enthusiastic, sold out opening night,...

Maniacal, murderous musical makes marvelous thriller

By Bob Evans For a quality production that features spectacular voices, skilled acting, and stunning technical aspects, make plans now to see the KC Rep’s newest show,...

Insecurities clash in KC Rep new production

By Bob Evans The newest production for KC Rep, “Sex with Strangers” brings two conflicting personalities together in a secluded inn, known as a writer’s retreat,...

KC Rep produces revised interpretation of ‘A Christmas Carol’

By Bob Evans A newly crafted production of Kansas City’s favorite holiday play, “A Christmas Carol,” by Kansas City Repertory Theatre opened to a full house on the...

KC Rep scores grand slam with Wilson’s ‘Fences’

By Bob Evans American playwright, August Wilson creates strong, powerful characters in his most popular play, “Fences” that opened Oct. 20 at the KC Rep’s downtown...

Whimsical world premiere musical puts KC on theatre map

By Bob Evans Look no further for a great venue to launch a world premiere musical than Kansas City Repertory Theatre on the campus of UMKC because one production, “A...

Adaptation brings updated version of Shakespeare classic

By Bob Evans “Antony and Cleopatra” by William Shakespeare received an updated adaption by Christopher Chen and continues now at UMKC in a workshop format...

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