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Episode One of KCRep's ARTSPARK Available to Stream Now Photo Episode One of KCRep's ARTSPARK Available to Stream Now
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Kansas City

Audiences are feeling the SPARK! Watch KCRep ArtSpark episode 1 now. Episode 1 is streaming now at KCRep.org.
The Coterie and UMKC Theatre Present BRAINSTORM: THE INSIDE LIFE OF THE TEENAGE Photo The Coterie and UMKC Theatre Present BRAINSTORM: THE INSIDE LIFE OF THE TEENAGE MIND
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Kansas City

The Coterie and UMKC Theatre present BRAINSTORM: The Inside Life of the Teenage Mind, a virtual co-production that combines theatre, scientific research, and the true personal experiences of local teens to create a fun and thought-provoking performance offering a unique look at why the teen mind works the way it does.
Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Script Contest For Underrepresented Young W Photo Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Script Contest For Underrepresented Young Writers
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Kansas City

Kansas City Actors Theatre is hosting a contest, “KCART Amplify: BIPOC Edition,” searching for high school and college level BIPOC (Black/Indigenous/People of Color) writers for our Radio Play series, Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre!
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Kansas City

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Script Contest for Underrepresented Young W Photo Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces Script Contest for Underrepresented Young Writers
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Kansas City

Kansas City Actors Theatre is hosting a contest, “KCART Amplify: BIPOC Edition,” searching for high school and college level BIPOC (Black/Indigenous/People of Color) writers for our Radio Play series, Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Kansas City

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
BWW Review: THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN at MTH (Virtual) Photo BWW Review: THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN at MTH (Virtual)
by Alan Portner on January 18, 2021 in Kansas City

“The Music of Motown” is the third original cabaret show in a series of video streamed entertainments from Musical Theater Heritage in the wake of the great Covid-19 pandemic. Covid has eliminated live audience performances for the time being. Each new iteration becomes a little technically better than the one that preceded it. The music is always fine. This show is one R&B lovers should not miss.
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Kansas City

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Kansas City

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Kansas City

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Kansas City

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Kansas City

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Kansas City

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
Dixie Longate Reunites With Starlight In An All-New Streaming Show Photo Dixie Longate Reunites With Starlight In An All-New Streaming Show
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Kansas City

Everyone's favorite Alabama redhead returns in Dixie's Happy Hour—an all-new streaming show playing January 26-31 as a part of Starlight@Home. If you've been to the smash off-Broadway hit Dixie's Tupperware Party or spent time with her in Dixie's Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull (and 16 other things I learned while I was drinking last Thursday) then you know Dixie's sweet charm and infectious southern drawl will keep you in stitches all evening long.
Randy Seedorff Is Putting Down Roots With New Single 'Family Tree' Photo Randy Seedorff Is Putting Down Roots With New Single 'Family Tree'
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Kansas City

A veteran singer, and songwriter, Randy comes from a musical family with a strong heritage in country music. It's that heritage that the Kansas City singer, songwriter and pastor recalls as part of his brand new single release, 'Family Tree.'
Musical Theater Heritage Streams THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN Photo Musical Theater Heritage Streams THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Kansas City

Musical Theater Heritage has announced a stream of The Music Of Motown.
Special Exhibition “Why Keep That?” Opens At National WWI Museum And Memorial Photo Special Exhibition “Why Keep That?” Opens At National WWI Museum And Memorial
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Kansas City

Why Keep That?, the latest special exhibition at the National WWI Museum and Memorial, follows the journey of a collection item from the moment it is donated to the Museum, to the decision-making and archival process of our collections staff. To help illustrate, archival staff track the processing and digitization of a collection of 16 objects and share behind-the-scenes information about obtaining the artifacts, processing the items and storing and protecting them. Largely featuring 
BWW Blog: My Thoughts on MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Photo BWW Blog: My Thoughts on MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress on January 14, 2021 in Kansas City

Could this August Wilson classic win big at the Oscars?
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards! Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards!
by BWW Staff on January 12, 2021 in Kansas City

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
Kansas City Ballet Cancels Remainder of 2020-21 Season Photo Kansas City Ballet Cancels Remainder of 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2021 in Kansas City

Kansas City Ballet has announced the cancellation of the remainder of its 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19.
Your Horoscope Includes Laughs With EASY ACES On Kansas City Actors Radio Theatr Photo Your Horoscope Includes Laughs With EASY ACES On Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre This Friday
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Kansas City

Get your astral house in order! When Astrology keeps Goodman Ace from getting a raise at work, his wife, Jane, decides to explore what all the fuss is about. Will Jane's sign be compatible with anything? From the comedy radio classic, 'Easy Aces,' the marital misadventures of the Aces will keep you laughing.
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand Photo VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Kansas City

Wayne Brady is the latest Broadway star to join Seth Rudetsky on The Seth Concert Series!
9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Kansas City

Wayne Brady is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Photo VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek from the Second Episode of ISAAC@CAFECARLYLE with Special Guest Jackie Hoffman!
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Kansas City

Check out this sneak peek from Isaac Mizrahi's next installment of ISAAC@CAFÉCARLYLE with special guest Jackie Hoffman!
Submit An Original Song for Theatre in the Park's SONGS FOR A NEW...NOW Photo Submit An Original Song for Theatre in the Park's SONGS FOR A NEW...NOW
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2021 in Kansas City

Submit a new work that will compete to be included in Theatre in the Park's first ever regional music review Songs for a New... Now.