Whim announces upcoming production


Join us this weekend for the only festival likely to feature plays about hamsters, spooky specters, and kids playing house


The 3rd installment of the Alphabet Soup: Stories from Queer Voices LGBTQ+ short play festival features our most thematically diverse plays yet!

In a jam-packed evening of theater, we’re bringing you SEVEN short plays by LGBTQ+ playwrights from the Kansas City region!

MTH THEATER, Stage 2, in Crown Center
Friday, April 13 at 8 pm
Saturday, April 14 at 8 pm
Sunday, April 15 at 6 pm

Here’s the full line-up of plays:

No Small Parts, by Isabella Tate, in which a trans actress is forced to justify her presence during a rehearsal;
Silenced, by Jamie Mayo, a spoken-word story of a woman learning to speak her truth during a visit home to her parents;
Spring Break, by Kevin King, which finds two married men on spring break encountering a young man on the prowl;
Some Specter, by John Adams, a pastiche of The Hardy Boys meets Scooby Doo as if written by John Hughes;
In ConXion, by Vincent Wagner, we see gay men “looking” on a dating app;
Harmony, by Christopher Steinauer, shows us kids on a play date facing questions of gender identity head on,
and Habitat, by Diane Hightower, in which a hamster gets an unexpected roommate

Only three performances
All plays are presented each night!
Run time: Approx 90 minutes with intermission
Tickets: $15 (plus ticketing fee)
This year’s playwrights are John Adams, Diane Hightower, Kevin King, Jamie Mayo, Christopher Steinauer, Isabella Tate, and Vincent Wagner.

Directed by Diane Bulan, Phil Kinen, Kevin King, and Ashley Monteath

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