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Dangerous Liaisons opens at The Barn Players on Friday evening, July 19 and plays through Sunday matinee, Aug. 4. The production tells the story of sexual power, cruelty and deceit in pre-Revolutionary 18th Century France as two bored aristocrats plot a game of heartbreak and ruin.
Broadway classic, Peter Pan, flies into Theatre in the Park, and it's an all-in-the-family production. We were joined by a family of actors who take part in this fairytale play, but they aren't the only family putting on the show. They are joined by two other families filling roles both on stage and off.
Colin YoungPotluck Productions wants your scripts for readings.Potluck Productions, a group that promotes the works of aspiring female playwrights, is looking for scripts for its First Friday Play Readings.
Maybe you didn’t know Kansas City Repertory Theatre has built a thriving education department to unlock the creative potential of young actors, writers and audiences. But ah, yes! The Rep long ago formed ambitious partnerships with schools, teachers and students. Here’s the latest on that.
You could be a star at this year’s historic 150th Platte County Fair. Whether you can fiddle a tune or two, tap a toe, sing out loud and strong-or play another musical instrument- the fair offers a showcase for your talent.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid will soon grace the Starlight stage, July 23-28. Here are a few reasons why this show is so important to Starlight Theatre and Kansas City and why I hope you are excited as I am about this production.
Winnie-the-Pooh plans to find the honey, and you know that’s gonna put him in direct path of honey bees, but don’t be afraid, it’s not real bees when The Barn Kids to present Disney’s Winnie-the-Pooh Kids July 23-25.
Five time Tony Award winner and two time Grammy Winner, Audra McDonald comes Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts to perform with the Kansas City Symphony to benefit Kansas City’s Young Audiences and arts education, according to a spokesman for the Symphony.
After conducting a nationwide search, the Kansas City Repertory Theatre has chosen Angela Lee Gieras as its executive director. This marks a newly created position for the nearly 50-year-old regional theater.
Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - They say the show must go on, but what if you lose your actors? That’s what happened Friday to Teresa Leggard, 30, a graduate student studying creative writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
For many of the 10 percent of Kansas City folks who are Deaf or hard of hearing, the July 11 showing of Monsters University at the Boulevard drive-in will be an important first. That’s the day of the first showing of an open captioned drive-in movie in Kansas City.
Paul Byrom and Damian McGinty sang a classic Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. tune in Studio S. Both singers were formally part of the Irish men's group, Celtic Thunder. McGinty went on to win the reality show, The Glee Project, which earned him a spot on the show Glee. They are in town to perform in a private sold out concert.