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This play has two seemingly distinct, yet related, scenes. It explores the philosophy of life, of being, of doing, and of relationships. What is hell? Does it occur after death or during life? If you love reading philosophy and loved your college philosophy class, then this play is for you!!! Throw in a lot of great acting by actors that showed tremendous passion in the delivery of their lines.
Kelly Sanford was intrigued by the freshman girl who stopped by the choral office to ask directions. But before he could engage Lin Hofmann in conversation, she hurried away. That was the fall of 1990 at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
We end our series of profiles of the resident composers for the 2013 Mizzou International Composers Festival with Jason Thorpe Buchanan, who’s currently working on his Ph.D. at the Eastman School of Music, studying composition with Robert Morris and serving as a graduate TA at the Computer Music Center.
A veil of sadness has begun to creep across the theatrical community in Kansas City, with the final production of the American Heartland Theatre now playing at Crown Center. It was announced earlier this year that The Bikinis would be the final production of the theater which opened in 1987. The final show will be Aug. 25 and there are no more tickets for that performance.
This play opens with Samson beginning his confession process to his priest. The confession process is really a "flashback", as Samson has died. Josiah and Seth are boyfriends and Samson is Josiah's cousin. Josiah is summoned home because Samson is in the hospital on his deathbed. Josiah goes home alone, refusing to let Seth go with him. Seth later shows up and what follows are some hilarious scenes.
I'm sorry to say this play was a real disappointment. I don't know if I am simply too old to appreciate a clown performance anymore or if it just simply was not good. It is mostly non-verbal physical humor by clowns. This play is ok for children to see, so I would suggest that you bring your children and/or grandchildren. Maybe the kids will like it better.
For the past two years, in conjunction with Studio KC Magazine, the performARTS series has turned the spotlight on the metro's best music, theatre, dance , even puppeteers. This week, Randy Mason takes us inside the American Jazz Museum. Since 1997, the museum has hosted music performances, travelling exhibitions and community events in an effort to be the only museum in the world solely focused on the preservation, exhibition and advancement of jazz.
A bit of Hollywood is coming to Jefferson City this Saturday when “Apparitional,” a supernatural thriller shot at the now closed Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP) late last year, premieres with a red carpet followed by a midnight screening at the Goodrich Capital 8 Theatres.
In Lucky Streak - A Musical, Bennie (Mandy Mook) flees to the women's shelter where she works in NYC after tragedy strikes in her own home. She receives comfort from close co-workers and friends, Lea (Lana Dealy) and Melanie (Victoria Barbee), who let her know that, to paraphrase Barry Manilow, she can also "make it through the rain."
Malicious and delicious blend perfectly in Dangerous Liaison, the current production at The Barn Players’ Shawnee Mission theater, with top notes of lies, deceit, tragedy in the adaptation of the 17th Century novel where a young and woman become unsuspecting pawns in a game of sex and moral decay.