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‘Christmas Pageant’ surpasses other remounts of classic

Forget any previous version of the children’s classic, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” and rush to secure seats for the new Theatre for Young America’s...

Ebenezer Scrooge bestows Christmas joy at KC Rep

A season-welcoming holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol” renews Kansas City’s love for Charles Dickens’ most riveting curmudgeon, Ebenezer Scrooge, who discovers...

‘Nuncrackers’ brings holiday smiles to Leawood

In a time when everyone scrambles to find extra money, the priest and nuns in the Mount Saint Helen’s Convent also need money to support their parish and the work they...

Disturbing racial divide surfaces in ‘Blood Knot’

  “Clothes make the Man” catalyzes devastatingly angry conflict between two half-brothers in a gruesome look into South African Apartheid in Athol Fugard’s...

Movie adaptation brings ‘Victor/Victoria’ to stage

By guest reviewer Rebecca Ralstin “Victoria/Victoria” could seem both timely and yet out of step with the moment; but, The Barn’s production of the musical,...

Love challenges gender identity in twisted ‘Victor/Victoria’ comedy

How’s this: A woman plays a man who plays a woman on stage? Confused? Throw in a man falling in love with the illusion of a woman playing a man, only to discover...

Spinning Tree brings ‘Caroline or Change’ to KC

Change comes slowly as evidenced in the Tony-winning Broadway musical, “Caroline or Change,” currently playing at Spinning Tree Theatre in the Black Box theatre of...

Whimsical comedy opens for Whim Productions

Whim Productions, an area voice for LGBT-theme productions continues its 2019 season with “Swimming in the Shallows” a surrealistic comedy that looks at...

‘Taffetas’ ignites audience with 1950’s music

If you remember Patti Page, Jo Stafford, Connie Francis, Theresa Brewer and the music of the 1950s before Rock ‘N Roll took over, then “The Taffetas” gets your...

Outstanding tap sequences characterize ‘Anything Goes’

A convoluted story of mis-matched lovers, gangsters, mistaken identities, public enemy No. 1 and No. 13, combine with a musical score by Cole Porter and lots to...

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