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BWW Review: 9 TO 5:THE MUSICAL AT THE MET at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre BWW Review: 9 TO 5:THE MUSICAL AT THE MET at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
by Paul Bolton - May 15, 2017

MET takes on Dolly Parton's '9 to 5: The Musical'... (more...)
BWW Review: MAN IN LOVE at KCRep Copaken Stage BWW Review: MAN IN LOVE at KCRep Copaken Stage
by Paul Bolton - May 08, 2017

Racial injustice, economic hard times, evolving societal norms, provide a back drop for love with a murderous intent in Man In Love... (more...)
BWW Review: WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO? at Kansas City Repertory Theatre BWW Review: WHAT WOULD CRAZY HORSE DO? at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - May 07, 2017

Nationalist overtones foreshadow future danger... (more...)
BWW Review: 42ND STREET at Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts BWW Review: 42ND STREET at Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts
by Alan Portner - May 03, 2017

Peggy Sawyer arrives a 'youngster in the chorus, but becomes a big star.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Lyric Opera Of Kansas City BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Lyric Opera Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - April 24, 2017

continues to work after 138 years... (more...)
BWW Review: TENNESSEE PLAYBOY at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre BWW Review: TENNESSEE PLAYBOY at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
by Alan Portner - April 03, 2017

Tale of Irish revolution turned to pretty funny cornpone comedy... (more...)
BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Kansas City Repertory Theatre BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - April 03, 2017

tells the story of an ordinary family struggling to live an ordinary life during difficult times... (more...)
BWW Review: AVENUE Q at MTKC Pro BWW Review: AVENUE Q at MTKC Pro
by Alan Portner - April 03, 2017

ribald memories of another puppet driven show that may have taught lessons on PBS... (more...)
BWW Review: Kansas City Ballet's SLEEPING BEAUTY at Kauffman Center BWW Review: Kansas City Ballet's SLEEPING BEAUTY at Kauffman Center
by Sara Brown - April 03, 2017

Sleeping Beauty is playing through April 9th with a different, but just as talented cast, April 1st, 7th, and 9th. For tickets call 816-931-8993, online at www.kcballet.org , or in person at the Kansas City Ballet Box Office located at the Bolender Center at 500 W. Pershing Rd. (west of Union Statio... (more...)
BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas City BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - March 31, 2017

celebrates genius of songwriter and performer Louis Jordan... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL:THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Music Hall BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL:THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Music Hall
by Sara Brown - March 29, 2017

Beautiful plays at Music Hall until April 2nd. For tickets go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/49167/2117653?_ga=1.198954607.194164842.1490800264.... (more...)
BWW Review: SHE LOVES ME at Musical Theater Heritage BWW Review: SHE LOVES ME at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - March 27, 2017

Excellent cast prevails over 1963 remake of a 1936 show.... (more...)
BWW Review: DRUNKS at Whim Productions BWW Review: DRUNKS at Whim Productions
by Alan Portner - March 20, 2017

Audience learns how the movie business works with a combination of drugs, alcohol, wild sex, porn, and wild insecurity... (more...)
BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Kansas City Repertory Theatre BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - March 13, 2017

Are there multiple universes existing in almost parallel?... (more...)
BWW Review: DISENCHANTED at Starlight Indoor Series BWW Review: DISENCHANTED at Starlight Indoor Series
by Sara Brown - March 08, 2017

It's your favorite princesses like you've never seen them before; snarky and fed-up.... (more...)
BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre
by Alan Portner - March 01, 2017

Part allegory, part realism, play transports audience to early 20th century.... (more...)
BWW Review: BOEING, BOEING at New Theatre Restaurant BWW Review: BOEING, BOEING at New Theatre Restaurant
by Alan Portner - February 25, 2017

proves that a fun situation never gets old.... (more...)
BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Kansas City Music Hall BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Kansas City Music Hall
by Alan Portner - February 13, 2017

Slimmed down production loses no impact and becomes even more intimate.... (more...)
BWW Review: FIRST DATE at Starlight Theatre BWW Review: FIRST DATE at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - February 07, 2017

Laugh at the way blind dates always go... (more...)
BWW Review: SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM at Kansas City Repertory Theatre BWW Review: SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - February 06, 2017

recollects the early section of an unbelievable catalog of work.... (more...)
BWW Review: HOW TO USE A KNIFE at Unicorn Theater BWW Review: HOW TO USE A KNIFE at Unicorn Theater
by Alan Portner - February 02, 2017

offers a revealing look into two troubled individuals.... (more...)
BWW Review: SHIPWRECKED! at Spinning Tree Theatre - Fun Fraud BWW Review: SHIPWRECKED! at Spinning Tree Theatre - Fun Fraud
by Alan Portner - January 23, 2017

Shipwrecked has a lengthy moniker and excellent actors... (more...)
BWW Review: PHOTOGRAPH 51 at Metropolitan Ensemble Theater BWW Review: PHOTOGRAPH 51 at Metropolitan Ensemble Theater
by Alan Portner - January 23, 2017

Discovery depended on work of female scientist... (more...)
BWW Review: MY OLD LADY at Kansas City Actors Theatre BWW Review: MY OLD LADY at Kansas City Actors Theatre
by Alan Portner - January 20, 2017

Family drama surprises... (more...)
BWW Review: STOMP at Broadway Theater League BWW Review: STOMP at Broadway Theater League
by Alan Portner - December 19, 2016

Twenty year old show demonstrates the percussion potential of ordinary household items.... (more...)