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Vote Today For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Unicorn Theatre Leads Best  Photo Vote Today For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Unicorn Theatre Leads Best Theatre Staff
by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020

There's just four short weeks left to vote for the BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Check out the local nominees, cast your vote, and support live theatre entertainment in Kansas City!

Voting Open For The BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Shawnee Mission Theatre in the  Photo Voting Open For The BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park Leads Theatre Of The Decade
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020

Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!

Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces GET US OUT OF THESE BOXES: A ZOOM CHRISTMAS CARO Photo Kansas City Actors Theatre Announces GET US OUT OF THESE BOXES: A ZOOM CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

Kansas City Actors Theatre will present an original online play, “Get Us Out of These Boxes: A Zoom Christmas Carol,” written by KCAT company member Darren Sextro. This is a one-time-only event in support of Kansas City Actors Theatre and the recently-launched Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre.

Premiere Date and Programming Announcement for Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre Photo Premiere Date and Programming Announcement for Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

The core artistic company of Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced Friday, September 25th at 12 pm (CT) as the premiere of their weekly radio theatre series, Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre (KCART), presented in partnership with radio station 90.1FM KKFI, Kansas City Community Radio.

Premiere Date And Programming Announced For Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre Photo Premiere Date And Programming Announced For Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

The core artistic company of Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced that Friday, September 25th at 12 pm (CT) as the premiere of their weekly radio theatre series, Kansas City Actors Radio Theatre, presented in partnership with radio station 90.1FM KKFI, Kansas City Community Radio.

Kansas City Actors Theatre To Present Original And Classic Radio Theatre Beginning In Photo Kansas City Actors Theatre To Present Original And Classic Radio Theatre Beginning In September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020

The core artistic company of Kansas City Actors Theatre is excited to announce that it is in negotiations to begin a weekly series of radio theatre in partnership with radio station 90.1FM KKFI, Kansas City Community Radio, in September 2020.

MISS YOU LIKE HELL, MOTHERS AND SONS and More Announced for Spinning Tree Theatre's 2 Photo MISS YOU LIKE HELL, MOTHERS AND SONS and More Announced for Spinning Tree Theatre's 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Spinning Tree Theatre has announced their 2020-21 season.

MISS YOU LIKE HELL, MOTHERS AND SONS, and More Announced For Spinning Tree Theatre's  Photo MISS YOU LIKE HELL, MOTHERS AND SONS, and More Announced For Spinning Tree Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

Spinning Tree Theatre announces the 10th anniversary season of plays and musicals, featuring 3 Kansas City premieres and the local-cast premiere of a hit Off-Broadway musical. Onstage headliners include Vanessa Severo, Nedra Dixon and Illeana Kirven. Directors Heidi Van and Jeff Church make their Spinning Tree debuts in the new season, which includes recent works by Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights; Pulitzer Prize for Water by the Spoonful) and Terrence McNally (Tony Awards for Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class).

Amas Musical Theatre Presents MIGHTY FUNNY KINDA LOVE Photo Amas Musical Theatre Presents MIGHTY FUNNY KINDA LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre in association with Sam McKelton, Into the Deep Productions, LLC will present Mighty Funny Kinda' Love ( A God - sibs' Tale), a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Pamela Baskin-Watson and book by Nedra Dixon, for three (3) performances only: Thursday, November 7 at 3pm & 7pm and Friday, November 8 at 7pm at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?" 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its a?oeDare to Be Differenta?? series.

NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES 2020 Festival Announced! Photo NEW VISIONS/NEW VOICES 2020 Festival Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the biennial festival New Visions/New Voices from May 15-17, 2020, marking the 16th showcase of this industry workshop. Dedicated to the development of new plays and musicals for young people and their families, this innovative series pioneers a unique and vital forum for the field of Theater for Young Audiences (TYA).

Amas Musical Theatre Presents Evening of Five Musicals, DARE TO BE DIFFERENT Photo Amas Musical Theatre Presents Evening of Five Musicals, DARE TO BE DIFFERENT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) now beginning its 51st season, will present the third year of Dare To Be Different, a series of five new musicals and three one-night only special events from November 2a?' 24, 2019 at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?' 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). For reservations, please email [email protected] or call 212-563-2565.

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Takes Musicals to a New Height in Kansas City at Musical T Photo BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Takes Musicals to a New Height in Kansas City at Musical Theater Heritage
by Steve Wilson - Aug 11, 2019

From the first bar of the opening song the audience quickly realizes this is not just another musical, it is an experience. The spectacular production of IN THE HEIGHTS opened Saturday, August 10 at Musical Theater Heritage in Crown Center under the direction of Nedra Dixon. This is the first production Dixon has directed for MTH and what a debut she made.

Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS Turns Up The Heat At Crown Center Photo Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS Turns Up The Heat At Crown Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

MTH Theater at Crown Center presents In The Heights, by Lin-Manual Miranda, the award-winning composer, lyricist, and creator of Hamilton.

Cast Announced For IN THE HEIGHTS At Crown Theatre Photo Cast Announced For IN THE HEIGHTS At Crown Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced the cast and creative team for its August production of In The Heights, by Lin-Manual Miranda, the award-winning composer, lyricist, and creator of Hamilton. 

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE OPENS AT THE KANSAS CITY REPERTORY THEATRE Photo BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE OPENS AT THE KANSAS CITY REPERTORY THEATRE
by Steve Wilson - Apr 1, 2019

If you think you're going to The Kansas City Repertory Theatre's current production of PRIDE PREJUDICE to see the classic written by Jane Austen you may be greatly disappointed. The adaption was written by Kate Hamill and is a farce on the romantic novel which has become one of the most popular selling over 20 million copies.

KCRep Extends Run of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and Adds Sensory-Friendly Show Photo KCRep Extends Run of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and Adds Sensory-Friendly Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Kansas City Repertory Theatre artistic staff announced today that they will extend the run of Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, the multiple award-winning production, directed by KCRep's recently-departed Associate Artistic Director, Marissa Wolf.  Based on the novel by Jane Austen, Hamill's hilarious, gender-bending reimagining of arguably Austen's most beloved book, begins previews on March 22 and extends its run through April 20 at Spencer Theatre on the UMKC campus.

KCRep'S Regional Premiere Of Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Slated For Mar. 22 ��" Photo KCRep'S Regional Premiere Of Kate Hamill's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Slated For Mar. 22 ��" Apr. 14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Next up in Kansas City Repertory Theatre's 2018/2019 season is the multiple award-winning and much-heralded production, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE written by Kate Hamill, directed by KCRep's recently-departed Associate Artistic Director, Marissa Wolf, and based on the novel by Jane Austen. Hamill's hilarious, gender-bending reimagining of arguably Austen's most beloved book, runs March 22 - April 14, 2019, at Spencer Theatre on the UMKC campus.

Spinning Tree Opens Application Process for 3rd Annual Guild Scholarship Photo Spinning Tree Opens Application Process for 3rd Annual Guild Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Spinning Tree Theatre announces the 3rd Annual Guild Scholarship, sponsored by the company's Guild and administered by the Artistic Committee. In keeping with their mission of educational development in the live theatre arts, Spinning Tree created this scholarship fund in 2017 to assist area high school seniors in pursuing higher education. The 2019 award is a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

BWW Review: WELCOME TO FEAR CITY at KCRep At The Copaken Stage Photo BWW Review: WELCOME TO FEAR CITY at KCRep At The Copaken Stage
by Paul Bolton - Apr 29, 2018

Welcome To Fear City an exhilarating thrill-ride through the burning Bronx of the '70's that brought hip-hop to life. A powerful story of family and community and how one dangerous choice leads to catastrophic results. Part of KCRep's Origin KC: New Works Festival 2017-2018 this creative new play is a poignant and thought-provoking piece of theatre.

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Spinning Tree Theatre Photo BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Spinning Tree Theatre
by Alan Portner - Apr 22, 2018

The Spinning Tree Theatre production of 'Once On This Island' at the Off Broadway Theatre is ninety minutes of your life worth devoting to some excellent vocal performances and some great dance. The plotline is a little involved, but the experience is so much fun you don't care.

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