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The life and past of an ace fighter pilot come into focus as The Unicorn Theater presents the world premier of a new play by George Brant, Grounded, a one-woman tour de force opportunity for director Cynthia Levin and actress Carla Noack, opening Sat., Jan. 25 with lower priced previews starting Wed., Jan 22.
In another round of first times for Kansas City, local community-radio station KKFI 90.1 is hoping to film and broadcast the International Folk Alliance showcase concerts live when the conference goes down February 19-23.
The hit movie, starring Whoopi Goldberg is now a stage favorite! "Sister Act" star, Lynne Wintersteller (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Chappelle's Show, and Saved By the Bell) fills us in on all the thrills and laughs that make this musical a critic favorite.
Kansas City’s famous outdoor theatre venue, Starlight Theatre opens its doors to students with two separate opportunities for performing arts students to further their skill base and work with Starlight Theatre and teaching professionals geared to advance the artistic expertise of the young thespians.
Sister Mary Clarence put the fun back in religion in the opening night performance of Sister Act The Musical, a Broadway Across America production, at the Music Hall on Tuesday January 21. Based on the 1992 movie that starred Whoopi Goldberg, the musical features the music of Alan Menken and lyrics of Glenn Slater.
“Shrek: The Musical”, based on the Oscar Winning Dreamworks film, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life. The show will be presented by the Barn Junior actors at the Barn Players Theatre, 6219 Martway in Mission, January 17-26, 2014; Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
Andrew Parkhurst and Michael Grayman first met — and became friends — 15-1/2 years ago on a European tour of West Side Story. Grayman lived in Los Angeles, Parkhurst in New York City, but they kept in touch.
On Monday, January 13th, 2014 producers Kimberly Loren Eaton and Alan Swanke presented a reading of Wild and Willful Women to a full house at Baruch Performing Arts Center's Engelman Recital Hall, as the kickoff event the 13th Annual TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series.
Charlotte Street Foundation welcomes Beth Maggard, former grants manager for Chicago Public Media, as the new CSF development and communications manager. Her role will be to continue the growth and development of Charlotte Street’s diverse portfolio of contributors including those from foundations, corporations, government and individuals.
Broadway Across America sparkled and shined when they opened the Kansas City debut of Sister Act on Tues., Jan 21, at the Music Hall in downtown’s Municipal Auditorium to the delight of an enthusiastic standing ovation.
We've introduced our lead characters. Now it's time to get the story started. Here's Chapter Two of the animatic. This serves as a moving storyboard to give folks a sense of what the movie serial will look like when it goes live action.