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Teen soccer team faces adult trials

By Bob Evans As expected, KC’s Unicorn Theatre finds appropriate new plays for local audiences, and with “The Wolves” by Sarah Delappe, a teen soccer team faced...

Play depicts economic woes, dreams dashed by NAFTA

By Bob Evans Get ready for a dose of reality when attending Sweat,” The Unicorn Theatre’s season opener with the most powerful, dynamic casts of recent years for a...

Comedy play switches genders of Biblical characters

By Bob Evans Count on comedic giant Pete Bakely to create something out of the ordinary for each Fringe Festival because he never fails to deliver an off-the-wall entry...

‘Hir’ redefines dysfunctional home life at Unicorn

By Bob Evans Both comedy and tragedy stem from a dysfunctional situation and the approach to it, but when seeing the new super, super dark comedy, “Hir” at The...

Scientific research collides with tribal heritage in ‘Informed Consent’

By Bob Evans An ancient, Native-American tribe faces extinction unless scientific research redirects their future while, at the same time, the researcher knows that her...

Unicorn production presents challenging concepts with ‘Disgraced’

By Bob Evans Ayad Akhtar’s drama, “Disgraced” opened to a sold out audience on Saturday night, October 21 on the Jerome Stage and shocked audiences with...

Acting ensemble creates dynamic Grand Canyon adventure

By Bob Evans No one would know that the cast of The Unicorn’s season opener, “Men on Boats” features a mix of established and novice talents who absolutely chew up...

Kindergarten applications almost overwhelm unsuspecting employee

Be ready to be astounded by a one-woman 75-minute one-act play where local actress Jennifer Mays plays 40 (yes, 40) different characters in rapid=fire switches from one...

Breaking the rules of attraction… The Way We Get By

In The Way We Get By, after a hot night together, Beth and Doug wake up to the awkward afterglow of a complicated new reality. As they search for their clothes, they...

‘Hand to God’ humorously pushes all limits, including full-frontal puppet sex on center stage

  As expected, Kansas City’s Unicorn Theatre pushed the limits with new plays not seen in the metro before, and this selection, “Hand to God,” opens the...

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