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OriginKC Announces NEW WORKS FESTIVAL 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2019


Kansas City Repertory Theatre wraps up its 2018/19 season with the fourth annual OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 19 through May 19, 2019. The OriginKC: NEW WORKS FESTIVAL positions Kansas City as a major player and national center for the cultivation and production of new works, while offering theatre artists from across the country the financial, creative, and artistic resources required to develop vital, diverse works of theatre.  

BWW Review: HOW TO STEAL A PICASSO at Unicorn Theatre
by Alan Portner - Feb 4, 2016


Playwright calls his work farcical reality

BWW Preview: HOW TO STEAL A PICASSO at Unicorn Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jan 29, 2016


World Premier of How to Steal a Picasso opens at Unicorn Theatre

KC Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins 11/20
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 29, 2015


Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2015-16 season with the beloved holiday classic, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Barbara Fields and directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Producing Director Jerry Genochio. Performances run November 20 through December 24 at the NEWLY RENOVATED Spencer Theatre. Kansas City's favorite holiday tradition is back for its 35th season, and the magnificent new Spencer Theatre promises an experience that's more magical than ever. Come share the joy of the holiday season, as our theatre transforms into a page right out of the classic tale by Charles Dickens. Richly textured sets, ornate costumes and spectacular special effects will transport the entire family into the tale of the grumpy Ebenezer Scrooge, who requires the intervention of a few ghostly guides to find the true meaning of Christmas - and life itself. Opening night is Saturday, November 28th at 8:00 pm. Past production high resolution photos can be found here .

BWW Review: THE OLDEST BOY Takes a Journey Through Culture at the Unicorn Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Aug 30, 2015


Monks and Lamas and puppetry, oh my! THE OLDEST BOY opens the 2015-2016 season for the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, Mo. Cynthia Levin directs the Unicorn production with puppet direction by Paul Mesner, which runs through September 20.

BWW Reviews: The KC Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, No Better Way to Start The Holidays
by Steve Wilson - Dec 1, 2014


Like a fine glass of champagne, A Christmas Carol, at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre only gets better with age. The 34th production of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens and adapted by Barbara Fields, opened on Saturday November 29 at the Spencer Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. The KC Rep continues its 50th anniversary with the magnificent production of the holiday classic, which has been seen by more than a half million patrons since 1981. The KC Rep serves more than 12,000 schoolchildren annually.

KC Rep Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Opening Today
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 22, 2014


Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the beloved holiday classic, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, directed by Jerry Genochio. Performances run November 21 through December 26 at UMKC's Spencer Theatre.

Kansas City Rep's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014


Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the beloved holiday classic, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, directed by Jerry Genochio. Performances run tonight, November 21 through December 26 at UMKC's Spencer Theatre.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Open 11/21
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 3, 2014


Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 50th anniversary celebration with the beloved holiday classic, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, directed by Jerry Genochio. Performances run November 21 through December 26 at UMKC's Spencer Theatre. Since 1981, more than half a million audience members have fallen in love with Dicken's ageless story of the ghostly experiences of the hard-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical Christmas Eve. Press night is Saturday, November 29th, 8pm curtain.

BWW Reviews: GHOST-WRITER Opens the 2014-2015 Season for Spinning Tree Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Aug 25, 2014


A tear glistened as it rolled down her cheek, and the audience knew they had seen something special. That something special was the opening night of Ghost-Writer at the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City on Saturday August 23. Michael Grayman directs the Spinning Tree Theatre production of Michael Hollinger's Ghost-Writer. The production opens the 2014-2015 season for Spinning Tree, and if this is an indication of the remainder of the season, it is going to be a marvelous ride.

BWW Preview: Spinning Tree Theatre Season Update
by Steve Wilson - Aug 4, 2014


Andy Parkhurst the Managing Director of the Spinning Tree Theatre announced the cast for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. The theatrical production company expands their season to four shows for the first time. Spinning Tree will present three Kansas City premieres during the season.

BWW Preview: GHOST-WRITER Makes Its Kansas City Debut
by Steve Wilson - Aug 4, 2014


The Kansas City debut of Michael Hollinger's play Ghost-Writer comes to the Spinning Tree Theatre August 22 through September 7. Artistic Director Michael Grayman directs the production being staged at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10 Street.

Randy Davis and Betti O Lead MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL at Western Playhouse, Now thru 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014


MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast.

Randy Davis and Betti O to Lead MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL at Western Playhouse, 7/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014


MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast.

MOTHER DIVINE: THE MUSICAL Coming to Potter Theatre, Begin. 7/11
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 5, 2014


MOTHER DIVINE: The Musical will be produced by Western Playhouse, an equity company, and directed by Bob Willenbrink. Broadway and New York performer Randy Davis (Guys and Dolls, All Shook Up, Peter Pan and Harlem Song), and Betti O, a winner of Showtime's Amateur Night at the famed Apollo Theatre anchor the cast.

Review Roundup: PIPPIN at KC Rep - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 24, 2012


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opened its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosen directs the musical, which is currently running through October 7 in Spencer Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Claybourne Elder, Mary Testa, Wallace Smith in KC Rep's PIPPIN!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2012


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosenwill direct the musical, which runs September 14-October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Claybourne Elder, Mary Testa and More in KC Rep's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2012


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosen directs the musical, which is currently running through October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below.

Wallace Smith Joins Claybourne Elder, Mary Testa and More in KC Rep's PIPPIN, Now thru 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012


Kansas City Repertory Theatre's artistic director Eric Rosen has cast Broadway musical veteran Wallace Smith as the Leading Player in the Rep's production of Pippin. Rosen will direct the musical, which runs tonight, September 14-October 7. Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark's Chase Brock will choreograph and Curtis Moore is musical director.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals for KC Rep's PIPPIN
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2012


Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep's artistic director Eric Rosen will direct the musical, which runs September 14-October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a preview of the rehearsal footage below.

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