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The Doo Wop Project


If you’ve seen The Doo Wop Project before, you are in for a brand-new treat! If you haven’t seen them yet, you’ll be treated to ...

Glitter and Be Gala


Step into the grandeur of Lawrence Opera Theatre's Glitter and Be Gala, a jubilant celebration nestled in the scenic embrace of Z&M Twisted Vines Vineyard ...

The StepCrew


This amazing company is led by Cara Butler and Pilatzke brothers, Jon and Nathan. Butler is best known as The Chieftains’ top Irish dancer for ...

The Comedy Zone presents Gina Brillon


Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. The Puerto Rican actress, comedian, writer and mom has been a stand-up comic since ...

Agatha Christie's A Murder is Announced


An announcement in the local paper states the time and place of an imminent murder.  When an unknown visitor to Miss Blacklock’s Victorian home dies ...

JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
3/1 - 3/10/2024


August Wilson’s American Century Cycle returns to MET with his masterpiece, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone. At a Pittsburgh boarding house in 1911, Herald Loomis ...

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
3/5 - 3/10/2024


Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity is beautifully told through the timeless hits ...

Clue
Clue
4/2 - 4/7/2024


Murder and blackmail are on the menu when six mysterious guests assemble at Boddy Manor for a night they’ll never forget! Was it Mrs. Peacock ...

'Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland'


Based on the classic by Lewis Carroll, “Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland” is an action-packed theatrical circus full of surprises, amazing acts, video projection with 3-D ...

'The Simon & Garfunkel Story'


Using state of the art video projection, incredible lighting and a full live band, “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” is a moving and powerful concert ...

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Edward Albee's classic play,  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf follows a middle-aged couple, George and Martha, as they manage the vulnerabilities of their marriage. George, a ...

MJ
MJ
5/7 - 5/12/2024


He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry has finally arrived on Broadway in a brand-new ...

42nd Street
42nd Street
6/7 - 6/16/2024


A love letter to Broadway, a tap dance tour de force, and a romantic comedy all rolled into one!  At the height of the Great ...

Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville


It’s the beach party of the summer -- perfect for Parrotheads and Jimmy Buffett novices alike! Tully is a smooth-talking, guitar-strumming beach bum who loves ...

Big Fish
7/12 - 7/14/2024


Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman ...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Willy Wonka’s world of pure imagination!  Five lucky young people find a golden ticket in their chocolate bars and win a tour of Willy Wonka’s ...

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge!
7/23 - 8/4/2024


Baz Luhrmann's luscious film comes to life on stage in one of the most eye-popping shows to ever hit Broadway. Enter a world of splendor ...

Noises Off
Noises Off
8/17 - 8/25/2024


A high-energy, slapstick comedy that exposes the backstage shenanigans of a quirky theatre company. This play-within-a-play pulls back the curtain (literally!) and reveals the craziness ...

Ken Ludwig’s Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure


Tony®-winning playwright Ken Ludwig puts a comedic twist on your favorite Sherlock Holmes characters. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are back on the case! An ...

Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet
9/27 - 10/6/2024


Elvis Presley. Jerry Lee Lewis. Carl Perkins. Johnny Cash. Four legends. One unforgettable night. On December 4th, 1956, four extraordinary artists ran into each other ...


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Review: JEKYLL & HYDE at Roxy's Downtown


by Susan Guntly - February 28, 2024

What did our critic think of JEKYLL & HYDE at Roxy's Downtown? Join Roxy’s for an ambitious and stunning production of Jekyll & Hyde. A dazzling cast of singer/actors, a layered and luxurious ten-piece orchestra, and a cat walk thrusting the action into the audience’s lap, the mood is set, and a dar...

Review: CELTIC WOMAN 20 at Thalia Mara Hall


by Juliana Asbill - February 28, 2024

Celtic Woman returned to Jackson, Mississippi on its 20th anniversary tour and it is evident that the magic of the group has not faded with time!...

Review: COMPANY at Fox Theatre, St. Louis


by Rob Levy - February 28, 2024

Company is a fun romp about looking for love in all the wrong places. Filled with great performances and delightful musical numbers, it is a relentless roller coaster ride of emotions whose themes of romance, sex, marriage, and divorce remain just a s relevant today as whenit debuted in 1970. our cr...

Review: THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre


by Rachel Weinberg - February 28, 2024

Director Mary Zimmerman returns to the Goodman with the whimsical and inventive THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE. Zimmerman’s adaptation of Mozart’s iconic opera is lively and accessible; this would be a great introduction for those new to the opera. ...

Review: MJ at the Eccles Theater is Iconic


by Tyler Hinton - February 28, 2024

The national tour of MJ, now playing at the Eccles Theater, is a restrained, realistic snapshot of one brief but significant period in Michael Jackson’s life that serves as a springboard for an entertaining, if meandering, realization of iconic music and images from his career....

Review: THE TIGER LILLIES AND DAVID HOYLE: LESSONS IN NIHILISM at Wilton's Music Hall


by Franco Milazzo - February 28, 2024

Looking at their impressive longevity and sheer depravity, Lessons In Nihilism’s combination of musical trio The Tiger Lillies and drag’s philosopher king David Hoyle is an almost inevitable team up, the only surprise being that it hasn’t happened before....

Review: BLUE – ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2024 at Scott Theatre, University Of Adelaide


by Barry Lenny - February 28, 2024

Callan Purcell captivated the audience from start to finish....

Review Roundup: Did Keeley Hawes Impress the Critics in THE HUMAN BODY?


by Aliya Al-Hassan - February 28, 2024

Keeley Hawes and Jack Davenport, make their long-awaited returns to the London stage in The Human Body; a story of political and private passions from writer Lucy Kirkwood. In his final production as Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse, Michael Longhurst directs together with Ann Yee, with who...

Review: UNTIL THE FLOOD at Stray Cat Theatre


by Angela Kabasan-Gonzalez - February 28, 2024

What did our critic think of UNTIL THE FLOOD at Stray Cat Theatre? Attending a one-person play presents a unique theatrical experience, offering an intimate and immersive journey into the depths of a single performer's storytelling prowess. Yet, within this singular spotlight lies the allure and haz...

Review: TAD'S EMERGING WORLD – GLEN CANYON EXPOSED at Sedona International Film Festival


by Herbert Paine - February 28, 2024

TAD’S EMERGING WORLD is a moving homage to one of the nation's great national treasures. Directed by Dawn Kish, the film is one of the features at this year's Sedona International Film Festival....



Kansas City Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

The Broadway tours coming up in Kansas City are Girl From the North Country (January 23, 2024 to January 28, 2024), Mamma Mia! (March 5, 2024 to March 10, 2024), To Kill a Mockingbird (October 24, 2023 to October 29, 2023), Moulin Rouge! (July 23, 2024 to August 4, 2024), MJ (May 7, 2024 to May 12, 2024), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (December 5, 2023 to December 10, 2023).

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You can find a complete list of theater colleges near Kansas City and around the world by by visiting our College Guide.

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