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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Kansas City.


THE SECOND CITY HITS HOME Comes to Starlight This Month Photo THE SECOND CITY HITS HOME Comes to Starlight This Month
by Stephi Wild on February 01, 2023 in Kansas City

Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater Second City brings The Second City Hits Home to Starlight Indoors February 14-19. This new show features hilarious sketches, songs, and improvisation inspired by Kansas City, as well as material from the famed Second City archives. This is a must-see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago's brightest comedy stars. 
Shop for Your Valentine in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop for Your Valentine in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 30, 2023 in Kansas City

Shop official merchandise from Hadestown, Some Like It Hot, A Beautiful Noise, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and more for your Valentine this holiday! Shop for items like the Mean Girls Really Pretty Mug, Beautiful Noise On The Rocks Tumbler, the Wicked Women's For Good V-Neck Tee, and many more!
Review: KINKY BOOTS at The White Theatre Photo Review: KINKY BOOTS at The White Theatre
by Alan Portner on January 30, 2023 in Kansas City

Live, local musical theater in Kansas City opens for 2023 with a delightful, surprising, unexpected production of 2013’s six-time Tony Award winner “Kinky Boots.” The more or less true tale of “Kinky Boots,” performs in the unlikely setting of the White Theatre inside Overland Park’s Jewish Community Center. The show teaches life lessons about finding one’s passion and finding value in people different from ourselves.
Lyric Opera of Kansas City's Deborah Sandler Kemper Named Among 2022 Top Profess Photo Lyric Opera of Kansas City's Deborah Sandler Kemper Named Among 2022 Top Professionals of the Year
by Blair Ingenthron on January 28, 2023 in Kansas City

Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler Kemper has been awarded one of the 2022 Top Professionals of the Year by Musical America Worldwide.
Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards
by BWW Awards on January 26, 2023 in Kansas City

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.
Music Theater Heritage Opens Season With R&H: UNPLUGGED Photo Music Theater Heritage Opens Season With R&H: UNPLUGGED
by Stephi Wild on January 26, 2023 in Kansas City

Music Theater Heritage has announced the cast and creatives for its 2023 Season opener, R&H: Unplugged. This MTH original production features the timeless music of Rodgers & Hart and Rodgers & Hammerstein, reimagined with only stringed acoustic instruments.