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Through April 29-63rd Season of The Barn Players:
URINETOWN
, The Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64106; MAP; www.thebarnplayers.org
WINNER! Three Tony® Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Lucille Lortel Awards and two Obie Awards
Music by Mark Hollmann
Lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis
Book by Greg Kotis
Directed by Korey Childs
Musical Direction by Kevin Bogan
Choreography by Valerie Martin
SYNOPSIS:
In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides that he's had enough and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm
TICKET INFO

Through April 29-Agile Rabbit Productions presents
THE MASCOT
, The Living Room (TLR), 1818 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP; 1.816.550.0748; Website
PARKING: Street parking as well as a lot on the north side of the building.
NO LATE SEATING- ARRIVING LATE WILL BE AWKWARD.
Directed by Peter Zazzali
Written by Jerry Hickey
SYNOPSIS
Knute dreams of studying theatre in southern California, but the only role his father will accept is leprechaun mascot of a university in Indiana … and he’s willing to spill some blue and gold blood to get him there.
A satirically comic coming-of-age story about how parents impose their unfulfilled dreams on their children – and the need to follow your heart.
TICKETS ONLINE
DOOR / WILL CALL: Open 30 minutes prior to performance. Tickets can also be purchased at the door but is not guaranteed without reservations as there is limited seating.
April 5 - April 29, 2018 (Previews April 5+6, Opening April 7)
Performance Times:
Thursdays: 7:30pm
Friday-Saturday: 8pm
Sundays: 2pm

Through May 6-MET's 13th Anniversary Season:
ANNA IN THE TROPICS
, Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre at The Warwick, 3927 Main, KCMO 64111; MAP; www.metkc.org
Great plays. Passionate - Powerful - Personal.
By Cuban-born playwright Nilo Cruz
Won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Set in Florida in 1929
SYNOPSIS:
In a Cuban–American cigar factory, cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners, for whom Tolstoy, the tropics and the American dream prove a volatile combination.
SHOWTIMES: Thur-Sat - 7:30pm; Sun - 2pm
TICKETS: Box office - 816-569-3226; boxoffice@metkc.org
TICKETS ONLINE:
Individual tickets
Full Season Ticket
Multi-Show Season Ticket - purchase a package of 3-5 of our Flagship Shows

Through May 6-Spinning Tree Theatre Presents
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ♪, Just off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Dr, Kansas City, MO 64108 (in Penn Valley Park); MAP; Theatre: (816) 784-5020; www.justoffbroadway.org; Spinning Tree: (816) 569-5277; www.spinningtreetheatre.com
By Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime)
Directed by Nedra Dixon
SYNOPSIS:
This little gem of a Broadway musical tells the story of Ti Moune, a Caribbean peasant girl who falls in love with the wealthy Daniel and is aided in her quest to be with him by the gods and goddesses. Our rousing song-and-dance celebration of the power of love – even in the face of death – will lift your spirits and fill your heart.
REVIEW:
“Absolutely captivating...this show is, in every aspect, simply enchanting.” - TheatreMania
TICKETS: (816) 235-6222
SINGLE TICKETS on Sale January 29, 2018
SEASON TICKETS ONLINE with reserved seating in the Center

Through May 12-Theatre for Young America (TYA) presents
GOLDILOCKS & THE 3 BEARS ♪, H&R Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, Kansas City, 30 West Pershing, KCMO 64108; MAP; Union Station Website
SYNOPSIS:
In this lively, musical version of the beloved folktale, Mama, Papa and Baby Bear lead a very green “ecologically correct” existence until their lives are disrupted by the intruder Goldilocks, a modern show biz kid from the city, and her two upscale and clueless parents. Baby Bear learns how to sing, dance and act from his new human friend and together they bring peace to their feuding families with music and dance.

Through May 13-Unicorn Theatre's 44th Anniversary Season:
VIETGONE, On The Levin Stage, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St, KCMO; MAP; www.unicorntheatre.org
By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Cynthia Levin
Original Music by Shane Rettig
SYNOPSIS
HITTING THE ROAD. FALLING IN LOVE. AND KICKING ASS.
In Vietgone, award-winning pioneer of “geek theater” Qui Nguyen brilliantly chronicles the love story of his parents’ meeting in an Arkansas refugee center after fleeing Vietnam. It’s a buddy story, an all-American romance, and a motorcycle road-trip adventure that revisits how we think about the heroes and victims of the Vietnam War. Vietgone skips through time and roams the globe with snarky humor, hip-hop, and lots of sex. It's one ironic, foul-mouthed, bad-ass new play.
TICKETS: 816.531.PLAY (7529); TICKETS ONLINE
BOX OFFICE INFO
GROUP SALES: 816.531.7529 ext. 10; groupsales@unicorntheatre.org
PAY WHAT U CAN: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performance at 7:30pm
PARKING

Through May 20-BILLBOARD BLOCKBUSTERS ♪, Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 West 10 Street Kansas City, MO 64105; MAP; A tribute to the songs that ruled the Billboard Top 40 chart from the 1930s through 1950s; www.qualityhillplayhouse.com
TICKET INFORMATION
BOX OFFICE: 303 W. 10th Street; Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm; Fri 10am-1pm; 816.421.1700 - phone lines are also open evenings and weekends on performance days; Season Tickets and some special offers are not available online; MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express
SINGLE SHOW Tickets: call box office OR SINGLE SHOW Tickets ONLINE; $3.00 per ticket convenience fee
GROUP Discounts; Berni Riley: 816.421.1700; briley@QualityHillPlayhouse.com

Through May 20-JACK AND THE BEAN MÁGICO!, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
By Linda A. Carson
Directed by Kim Selody, Presentation House Theatre, Vancouver
This delightful production is both bi-lingual and interactive!
Length: 60 minutes
SYNOPSIS
The classic fairytale, “Jack and the Beanstalk,” is told with the audience’s help, who assist Jack as he climbs the beanstalk to the giant’s rich and fertile land. While there, Jack discovers the source of the trouble with his farmland, learning how to make it fertile again by understanding and balancing the life cycle. Young audiences will become tiny bugs in the giant’s garden. The giant loves the bugs because they help keep his soil and plants so healthy!

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

April 26-29-LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS ♪, Avila University, 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145; CAMPUS MAP; 816.942.8400 (Switchboard); Website
Little Shop of Horrors is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
SYNOPSIS:
Rhythm and Blues will rock the Goppert stage when a mysterious and bloodthirsty plant wants to take over the world. Can a nerdy florist and his girlfriend try to defeat it? Sweetness and hilarity abound in Little Shop of Horrors, one of Off-Broadway's longest running musicals. It's an appetizing and irreverently crude comedy complete with crazy characters, a colossal man-eating plant, and a contagious musical score.
Evening performances begin at 7:30pm
Sunday matinees begin at 2:00pm
TICKETS:
For more information/purchase tickets: Box Office 816.501.3699
TICKETS ONLINE

April 27-May 27-WORLD PREMIERE of
BROTHER TOAD
, KC Repertory Theatre, Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105 (13th St. and Walnut); MAP to Copaken Theatre; kcrep.org
Written by NATHAN LOUIS JACKSON, Mellon Foundation KCRep Resident Playwright and Kansas City, KS resident (Sticky Traps, Broke-ology, When I Come To Die)
SYNOPSIS:
An arresting new play about two families’ from different stations in life as they search for answers to gun violence right here on our own city streets.
TICKETS: Single Tickets Online
Box office hours and Locations
Ticket Pricing and Discounts
Buy a SEASON SUBSCRIPTION today! We offer a variety of different subscription packages to suit every patron. Reserving season passes gives you the best seats at the lowest prices – and great benefits from KC Rep and our partners!
SUBSCRIPTION BENEFITS! Free Ticket Exchanges...Baby-Sitter Rebates...Gift Shop Discount...BOGO tickets at performing arts groups throughout the city...Restaurant Partners...PLUS MORE!!
PARKING: Parking is always FREE for patrons of KC Rep! Patrons may park in the garage beneath the building (13th & Walnut) on Levels 2-5 via Main St. or Walnut St. between 13th and 14th streets. From the garage, take the elevator to the main lobby (Level L) and continue past the waterfall toward Copaken Stage. Power & Light District Parking Map
FAQs; 816.235.2700

April 27-May 27-WORLD PREMIERE of
WELCOME TO FEAR CITY, KC Repertory Theatre, Copaken Stage, 1 H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105 (13th St. and Walnut); MAP to Copaken Theatre; kcrep.org
Written by KARA LEE CORTHRON
SYNOPSIS:
It’s July 1977 and the South Bronx is HOT - from a heat wave, from this new thing that would come to be known as “hip-hop,” and from the number of fires burning throughout the borough; Takes a jarring, yet hopeful and funny, look at a community trying to get by in the midst of crime, apathy, poverty, and a whole new art form that’s about to electrify the world.
TICKETS: Single Tickets Online
Box office hours and Locations
Ticket Pricing and Discounts
Buy a SEASON SUBSCRIPTION today! We offer a variety of different subscription packages to suit every patron. Reserving season passes gives you the best seats at the lowest prices – and great benefits from KC Rep and our partners!
SUBSCRIPTION BENEFITS! Free Ticket Exchanges...Baby-Sitter Rebates...Gift Shop Discount...BOGO tickets at performing arts groups throughout the city...Restaurant Partners...PLUS MORE!!
PARKING: Parking is always FREE for patrons of KC Rep! Patrons may park in the garage beneath the building (13th & Walnut) on Levels 2-5 via Main St. or Walnut St. between 13th and 14th streets. From the garage, take the elevator to the main lobby (Level L) and continue past the waterfall toward Copaken Stage. Power & Light District Parking Map
FAQs; 816.235.2700



May 2-6-The Lyric Opera of Kansas City Presents
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
, Muriel Kauffman Theatre, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP; Website
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor: Leonardo Vordoni
Director: Michael Shell
Approximate running time of 3 hours with 1 intermission.
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
ONE OF THE FUNNIEST COMEDIES OF ALL TIME IS AN OPERA.
You know it. You just don't know it yet.
Check your powdered wigs at the door and join us in Seville, Spain for a Barber of a different color. While true to every character, every wink and every note, this vibrant performance of The Barber of Seville draws inspiration from the magical realism of filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar to stretch the opera’s Spanish setting into an experience that is as '60s psychedelic as it is laugh-out-loud hilarious. We promise, you have never seen Barber like this!
Saturday, April 28 - 7:30pm
Wednesday, May 2 - 7:30pm
Friday, May 4 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 6 - 2:00pm
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May 3-6-Culture House presents
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN ♪
, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; Website
TICKETS Tickets sold at the door- $17.00 General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Lyrics and music by Irving Berlin
Book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields
Director/Music Director: Kelsie Clark Massey
Assistant Director: Andy Massey
Choreographer: Nick Perry
SYNOPSIS:
A fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926), a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank E. Butler (1847–1926).
Songs that became hits include "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly", "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun", "They Say It's Wonderful", and "Anything You Can Do."

May 11-20-The Kansas City Ballet’s 60th (Diamond) Anniversary Season
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
, Muriel Kauffman Theatre, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP; From Septime Webre, creator of Alice (in wonderland), comes the world premiere of L. Frank Baum’s acclaimed story of family, friendship and courage. Join Dorothy on her fantastical journey to the Emerald City; www.kcballet.org
PRE-CURTAIN TALKS: informal discussions an hour before the performance are FREE for all ticket holders; hosted by Artistic Director Devon Carney
2017-2018 SEASON PACKAGES: Save 20% on this show by subscribing today and get tickets BEFORE they go on sale (January 8th)
BOX OFFICE: 816.931.8993; Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, 500 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO, 64108; MAP
--Regular hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
--During show weeks: Saturday 11am-4:00pm; Sunday 9am-noon
--Oct 21-Dec 24: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm
ACCESSIBILITY at Kauffman Center
PARKING at Kauffman Center
Visiting from out of town? Check out the Hotel Phillips package available!



May 22-27-ON YOUR FEET! ♪ The Musical, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; open one hour prior to show time; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots)
Choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys)
Original book by Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman)
Suitable for all audiences
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.
Takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.
Features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century – and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

May 23-June 10-Kansas City Actors Theatre (KCAT) presents
SKYLIGHT
, H&R Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, Kansas City, 30 West Pershing, KCMO 64108; MAP; KCAT Website; Union Station Website
FEATURING: Katie Karel, John Rensenhouse, and Charlie Spillers
SYNOPSIS:
Abandoned love and clashing social views collide with wit and wisdom when an older, successful restaurateur comes to visit his much younger former mistress, a schoolteacher in a poor London neighborhood. Over the course of the evening (and the on-stage preparation of an actual meal), they revisit what brought them together and pushed them apart in this love affair that, strangely enough, reflects our world today. One of David Hare’s finer works, Skylight has won both the Olivier Award for best play and a Tony Award for Best Revival.
May 23-25 (Preview)-$30.00 General Admission, $15.00 Students (college), $25.00 Millennial (under 30)
May 26-June 10 $40.00 Adults, $35.00 Seniors 60+, $15.00 Students (college), $25.00 Millennial (under 30)

May 30-June 24-Unicorn Theatre's 44th Anniversary Season:
HIR, On The Jerome Stage, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St, KCMO; MAP; www.unicorntheatre.org
By Taylor Mac
Directed by Ian R. Crawford
SYNOPSIS
HERE ISN'T WHERE IT USED TO BE.
When a soldier returns from a war zone in the Middle East to his suburban home, he discovers a household undergoing a total upheaval. His mother has been liberated from an oppressive marriage after his father's stroke, and with the help of his newly out transgender brother, she is passionately dismantling the patriarchy. In Taylor Mac’s progressive and absurd comedy, this family may find that even the most radical changes can’t always free you from the weight of the past.
TICKETS: 816.531.PLAY (7529); TICKETS ONLINE
BOX OFFICE INFO
GROUP SALES: 816.531.7529 ext. 10; groupsales@unicorntheatre.org
PAY WHAT U CAN: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday performance at 7:30pm
PARKING

May 31-June 10-63rd Season of The Barn Players:
TORCH SONG TRILOGY
, The Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64106; MAP; www.thebarnplayers.org
WINNER! 1983 Tony® Award for Best Play
By Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Chris McCoy
SYNOPSIS:
Torch Song Trilogy is constructed of three moving plays told over three acts: International Stud, Fugue in a Nursery, and Widows and Children First! The life of Arnold Beckoff, a torch song-singing, Jewish drag queen living in New York City is dramatized over the span of the late 1970s and 1980s, through Stonewall, the AIDS crisis, and other ground-breaking milestones for the LGBT community. Told with a likable, human voice, Arnold struggles through love, disease, and the challenges of child-rearing. In the tradition of The Normal Heart and The Pride, and one of the pre-cursors for the seminal Angels in America, this award-winning and popular work broke new ground in the theatre: "At the height of the post-Stonewall clone era, Harvey challenged both gay and straight audiences to champion an effeminate gay man's longings for love and family."
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm
TICKET INFO

May 31-June 10-MET's 13th Anniversary Season:
THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN ♪
, Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre at The Warwick, 3927 Main, KCMO 64111; MAP; www.metkc.org
Great plays. Passionate - Powerful - Personal.
A 1960 musical
Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson
Book by Richard Morris
Setting: The turn of the century
SYNOPSIS:
Miners, brawls, pretty girls, love, romance, maritime disasters and Meredith Willson's music and lyrics – The Unsinkable Molly Brown is the rags-to-riches love story of Molly and Leadville Johnny Brown, owners of the richest mine in the U.S. at the turn of the twentieth century. A comedic, yet honest, commentary on the classes and the human spirit of the Colorado settlers, this grand musical is a tour de force with rousing and sentimental songs, as well as dances that are reminiscent of the times.
SHOWTIMES: Thur-Sat - 7:30pm; Sun - 2pm
TICKETS: Box office - 816-569-3226; boxoffice@metkc.org
TICKETS ONLINE:
Individual tickets
Full Season Ticket
Multi-Show Season Ticket - purchase a package of 3-5 of our Flagship Shows

June 5-10-DIRTY DANCING ♪ – The Classic Story On Stage, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Contains adult language and subject matter.
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
It’s the summer of 1963, and 17-year-old Frances “Baby” Houseman is on vacation in New York’s Catskill Mountains with her older sister and parents. Baby discovers her own entertainment when she stumbles upon the staff quarters where an all-night dance party is in full swing. Mesmerized by the raunchy dance moves and the pounding rhythms, Baby can’t wait to be part of the scene, especially when she catches sight of Johnny Castle, the resort dance instructor. Baby’s life is about to change forever as she is thrown in at the deep end as Johnny’s leading lady both on-stage and off with breathtaking consequences.
Featuring the hit songs, “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby, Do You Love Me?” and the heart-stopping “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.”
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING:$7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

June 7-24-CATS ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Winner of seven TONY Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score
The fourth longest running show in Broadway history
MTH’s reimagined production will feature evocotive street jazz choreography and highlight the spirit of the original poetry.
SYNOPSIS:
The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.

June 8-July 8-SINATRA'S SONGWRITER ♪, Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 West 10 Street Kansas City, MO 64105; MAP; The Genius of Sammy Cahn, the Pen behind the Voice; www.qualityhillplayhouse.com
TICKET INFORMATION
BOX OFFICE: 303 W. 10th Street; Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm; Fri 10am-1pm; 816.421.1700 - phone lines are also open evenings and weekends on performance days; Season Tickets and some special offers are not available online; MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express
SINGLE SHOW Tickets: call box office OR SINGLE SHOW Tickets ONLINE; $3.00 per ticket convenience fee
GROUP Discounts; Berni Riley: 816.421.1700; briley@QualityHillPlayhouse.com

June 12-17-Rodgers & Hammerstein's
THE KING AND I ♪
, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival
Suitable for all audiences.
Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
Set in 1860s’ Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, the British schoolteacher who the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
Features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” and “Something Wonderful.”
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

June 19-July 7-Theatre for Young America (TYA) presents
PETER PAN, H&R Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, Kansas City, 30 West Pershing, KCMO 64108; MAP; Union Station Website
J.M. Barrie created the character Peter Pan in a novel in 1902 and later a stage play titled Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, which premiered in London in 1904.
SYNOPSIS:
This classic adventure begins in the quiet home of the Darling children and ends up in Neverland with Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and a happy gang of boys and girls who never grow up. Danger, romance, magic and beauty appear and disappear like phantoms in a dream. Will these lost children stay lost or will they find the courage to grow up?

June 22-24-CHICAGO ♪, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, and a Grammy®
No. 1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history
Contains adult language and subject matter
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

June 25-26-Musical Monday & Tuesday:
Tunes from the 2018 Tony Awards! ♪ Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), MAP inside Crown Center; Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE

June 29-July 1-Rodgers + Hammerstein's
CINDERELLA ♪
, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical
From the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific
Suitable for all audiences.
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
Contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, glass slipper, masked ball and more – plus some surprising new twists!
Rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago.”
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

July 7-29-DISNEY'S NEWSIES ♪, White Theatre, Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, 5801 W 115 Street, Overland Park, KS 66211; MAP; (913) 327.8000; Website
TICKETS: Box Office (913) 327.8054; boxoffice@thejkc.org; TICKETS ONLINE
For the very first time, The Coterie and the White Theatre at The J join forces to create Kansas City’s first locally-produced production of the Broadway smash hit
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
SYNOPSIS:
They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. Inspired by the real-life ‘Newsboy Strike of 1899; The rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies,’ who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. High-energy with non-stop thrills, the stage version introduces eight brand-new songs by the original team of Menken and Feldman while keeping many of the beloved songs from the film, including “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” “King of New York” and “Santa Fe.”
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays: 7:30pm
Sundays: 2:00pm

July 13-15-The Barn KIDS production of
SEUSSICAL, KIDS
, Bishop Miege High School, 5401 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park, KS 66205; MAP; www.thebarnplayers.org
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Music Supervised, Adapted and Produced by Bryan Louiselle
Directed by Nancy Eppert
SYNOPSIS:
Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat, our narrator, tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child, who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton's challenge is twofold – not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!
Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm
TICKET INFO

July 27-Aug 2-HAIRSPRAY ♪, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical
Contains adult language and subject matter.
Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
Takes you back to 1962 Baltimore, as 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a big girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair!) change the world…and still have time to win the boy she loves?
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

July 30-31-Musical Monday & Tuesday:
Jukebox Musicals ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), MAP inside Crown Center; Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE

Aug 9-12 (Dates subject to change)-INVASION 2018 SERIES
H.G.Wells' THE TIME MACHINE
, by Central Standard Theatre (CST) showing at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre at The Warwick, 3927 Main, KCMO 64111; MAP; 816-635-0543; cstkc1@gmail.com; www.cstkc.com
A new and radical interpretation of the HG Wells classic from the creators of Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Christmas Gothic, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic and Austen's Women
Written & Directed by Elton Townend Jones
Produced by Rebecca Vaughan
Performed by Stephen Cunningham
SYNOPSIS
A Victorian time traveller transcends across the ages from 1900 to our own far future – from the fall of man to the end of the world – discovering the fate of our endeavours and uncovering our darkest fears. Can we change the future? Or has the end already begun? A philosophical journey, a nightmare adventure, a cautionary tale – this is the story of us all.
Showtimes to be announced
TICKETS: Regular - $30; Senior - $25; Student - $15
TICKETS ONLINE
2018 INVASION SERIES - through Nov 18!
Season Tickets to the 2018 Invasion Series
All Access Pass - Admission to ALL performances during the 2018 season
DONATE: CST is a 501c3 Non Profit. Donations are tax deductible.

Aug 9-26-THE PRODUCERS ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Book co-written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (Annie)
Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks
The original Broadway production won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards!
SYNOPSIS:
Max Bialystock, the onetime king of Broadway producers hungry to strike it rich, and Leo Bloom, an accountant with dreams of someday becoming a theatre producer, discover that they could get richer by producing a flop rather than a hit and start by finding the worst show, worst director, and worst actors.

Aug 14-19-LOVE NEVER DIES ♪, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Contains adult subject matter.
Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. A story of boundless love, full of passion and drama.
The year is 1907. It is 10 years after the Phantom’s disappearance from the Paris Opera House, and he has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives among the screaming joy rides and freak shows of Coney Island. While he has finally found a place for his music to soar in this new, electrically charged world, the Phantom has never stopped yearning for his one true love and musical protégée, Christine Daaé.
Now one of the world’s finest sopranos, Christine accepts an invitation to travel from Paris to New York to perform at a renowned opera house. Her marriage to Raoul is suffering at the hands of his drinking and gambling, and they desperately need the financial rewards that America can give.
In a final bid to win back Christine’s love, the Phantom lures her, Raoul and their young son, Gustave, from Manhattan to the glittering and glorious world of Coney Island… not knowing what is in store for them.
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

Aug 23-Sept 2-63rd Season of The Barn Players:
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
, The Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64106; MAP; www.thebarnplayers.org
WINNER! 2014 Tony® Award for Best Score and Orchestrations
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Robert James Waller
Directed by Eric Magnus
Musical Direction by Michelle McIntire
SYNOPSIS:
Francesca Johnson, a beautiful Italian woman who married an American soldier to flee war-ravaged Italy, looks forward to a rare four days alone on her Iowa farm when her family heads to the 1965 State Fair. When ruggedly handsome, National Geographic photographer, Robert Kincaid, pulls into her driveway seeking directions, though, what happens in those four days may very well alter the course of Francesca's life.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm
TICKET INFO

Sept 13-30-MY FAIR LADY ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Six Tony Awards (including Best Musical)
Eight Oscars (including Best Picture)
Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion
Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning story
SYNOPSIS:
A chance meeting between two noted British linguists, Prof. Henry Higgins and Col. Hugh Pickering, leads to a wager that will test Higgins' skills. After they hear a cockney flower girl caterwaul in the street, Higgins proposes to transform the girl, Eliza Doolittle, into a refined Victorian lady with an aristocratic accent. After some hesitation Eliza agrees to become their test case.

Sept 18-Oct 21-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
BECOMING MARTIN
, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
A Coterie World Premiere
By Kevin Willmott
Directed by Chip Miller
Produced in community partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
For families ages 12+
Length: 75 minutes
SYNOPSIS
Centers on the mentorship Martin Luther King, Jr., receives when he enters Morehouse College at age 15. Through debate over civil disobedience concepts, Morehouse College President, Dr. Benjamin Mays, sets young MLK on a path towards fighting for civil rights.

Sept 28-30-THE ILLUSIONISTS - Live From Broadway, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; Gate Time: 7:00pm, Show Time: 8:00pm; Broadway National Tour; kcstarlight.com
RESERVE DINING ONLINE
Suitable for all audiences.
Duration: 2 hours, with intermission
SYNOPSIS:
Showcases the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. This magical production has shattered box office records across the globe as it dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever seen on stage. A non-stop show packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions!
TICKETS: Starlight Ticket Services; TICKETS ONLINE / INFO;
SEASON TICKETS: 816-363-7827
PARKING: $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.
RESERVE PARKING ONLINE

Oct 1-Oct 2-Musical Monday & Tuesday:
Make 'Em Laugh, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), MAP inside Crown Center; Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE

Nov 1-18-SHOW BOAT ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Landmark collaboration between Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
SYNOPSIS:
Follows the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat, over 40 years from 1887 to 1927

Nov 6-Dec 30-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER:

THE MUSICAL ♪, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
Based on the animated television special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
Directed by William J. Christie
Music Direction Anthony Edwards
Choreography Marc Wayne
ALL ages
Length: 60 minutes
SYNOPSIS
Back by popular demand, the beloved television classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Rudolph and his friends, Clarice, Hermey the Elf, and Yukon Cornelius learn what makes you different makes you special. As one reviewer put it, “If adorable is at the top of your Christmas list, save an afternoon or evening for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical... as rich as eggnog!"

Nov 8-18-63rd Season of The Barn Players:
ROCK OF AGES
, The Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64106; MAP; www.thebarnplayers.org
NOMINEE! Five Tony® Awards Including Best Musical!
Music & Lyrics by Various Composers
Book by Chris D'Arienzo
Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp
Directed and Choreographed by Guy Gardner
Musical Direction by James Levy
SYNOPSIS:
It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can Drew, Sherri, and the gang save the strip–and themselves–before it's too late? Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm
TICKET INFO

Nov 15-18 (Dates subject to change)-INVASION 2018 SERIES
JANE EYRE: an Autobiography
, by Central Standard Theatre (CST) showing at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre at The Warwick, 3927 Main, KCMO 64111; MAP; Told through Jane's eyes, English literature's most celebrated autobiographical novel shocked the Victorians; Charlotte Bronte's gothic subversion of fairy-tale romance; 816-635-0543; cstkc1@gmail.com; www.cstkc.com
From the creators of: Austen's Women, I, Elizabeth, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic and Dalloway.
By writer/director Elton Townend Jones
Performer Rebecca Vaughan embodies everywoman Jane – and several other characters
SYNOPSIS
​Struggling to think, live and love beyond the stifling expectations of duty, class and convention, governess Jane Eyre and Master Edward Rochester take a dark journey towards sensual and intellectual liberation.
Showtimes to be announced
TICKETS: Regular - $30; Senior - $25; Student - $15
TICKETS ONLINE
2018 INVASION SERIES - through Nov 18!
Season Tickets to the 2018 Invasion Series
All Access Pass - Admission to ALL performances during the 2018 season
DONATE: CST is a 501c3 Non Profit. Donations are tax deductible.

Nov 19-20-Musical Monday & Tuesday:
The Pulitzer Prize Winners ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), MAP inside Crown Center; Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE

Dec 6-23-A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW ♪, Musical Theater Heritage (MTH), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; musicaltheaterheritage.com
TICKETS General Admission; BOX OFFICE: 816.221.6987; TICKETS ONLINE
Holiday tunes from Musical Theater, innovative arrangements of Holiday classics and more!
SYNOPSIS:
Singing • Dancing • Show Tunes
Christmas: These are a few of our favorite things! A jam-packed Holiday treat sure to fill you with the Christmas spirit.

Dec 7-9-63rd Season of The Barn Players:
THE 11TH ANNUAL
6 x 10 TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
, The Arts Asylum, 1000 E 9th St, Kansas City, MO 64106; MAP; Six original scripts, six directors, six casts, one great weekend of theatre! www.thebarnplayers.org
Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm

2019

Jan 22-Feb 10-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
SECRET SOLDIERS: HEROINES IN DISGUISE
, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
A co-production with UMKC Theatre
Written by Wendy Lement
For families ages 11+
Length: 70 minutes
SYNOPSIS
True accounts of four women who, for different reasons, served as men in the Civil War. Woven into this unique and interactive play: early suffrage movement as well as the formation of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment (the first African American regiment in U.S. history) and Harriet Tubman.

Feb 26-Mar 31-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS ♪
, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
Book by Robert Kauzlaric
Music & Lyrics by George Howe
A musical of the Newbery Honor Book by Richard & Florence Atwater
For families ages 7+
Length: 65 minutes
SYNOPSIS
In this charming musical adaptation of the beloved book, Mr. and Mrs. Popper’s lives take an adventurous turn when a mysterious box arrives on their doorstep with a penguin inside. Not long after, the local aquarium sends over a female penguin and soon, the Poppers are hearing the patter of 20 little feet. What starts for Mr. Popper as a giant bill for canned shrimp leads to an imaginative journey across America – one that ends in the Antarctic to place the penguin colony in a “life they were meant to lead.”

April 16-May 19-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
BEAT BUGS ♪
, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
Based on the Netflix Original Series “Beat Bugs”
Created by Josh Wakely
With the music of THE BEATLES
For families ages 3-7
Length: 60 minutes
SYNOPSIS
A brand new musical featuring five young anthropomorphized insect pals who live in an overgrown suburban backyard. Using music of THE BEATLES to learn life lessons while having adventures, one little independent bug learns the value of friendship with “A Little Help From My Friends.”

June 11-Aug 4-The Coterie is Celebrating 40 years!
ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE'S "WE ARE IN A PLAY!" ♪
, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.thecoterie.org
PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office
Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
ALL ages
Length: 60 minutes
SYNOPSIS
One of the most popular & beloved shows The Coterie has ever done returns to the stage! Gerald the Elephant is cautious and Piggie is not. Along with the three nutty Squirrelles, these “bestus” friends might get invited to a swimmy fancy costume dancey pool party or decide to spend the day playing ping-pong in silly hats. This lively and irresistibly charming musical look at friendship has become one of the best-selling and loved young readers’ series of the past decade.

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NEW! GO TO THE MOVIES!
brought to you by: kansascity.mrmovietimes.com
33 theaters found within 30 miles of KCMO

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Belton
Belton Cinema 8 1207 East North Avenue; map
Blue Springs
Blue Springs 8 1901 North 7 Highway; map; Seating: Stadium
Independence
AMC Independence Commons 20 19200 E 39th St. South; map; Seating: Stadium
Englewood 10917 Winner Road; map
Noland Fashion 13520 East 40 Hwy; map
Pharaoh Cinema 4 114 West Maple; map
Twin Drive-In 1320 N. MO 291 Hwy; map
Kansas City
AMC BarryWoods 24 8101 Roanridge Rd, I-29 and Barry Road; map; Seating: Stadium
AMC Ward Parkway 14 8600 Ward Parkway; map
Boulevard Drive-In Theatre 1051 Merriam Lane; map
Cinemark Palace at the Plaza 500 Nichols Road; map; Seating: Stadium, High back rocking chairs
Dickinson Northglen 14 4900 NE 80th Street; map; Seating: Stadium, Balcony
I-70 Four Screen Drive-In 8701 East 40 Hwy; map
Metro North Cinema 220 NW Metro North Drive; map
Phoenix Theatres Legends 14 1841 Village West Parkway; map; Seating: Stadium
Regal Kansas City 18 3200 Ameristar Drive; map; Seating: Stadium
Screenland Theatre at the Crossroads 1656 Washington St.; map
Tivoli Manor Square 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue; map
Leavenworth
Landing 4 Theatres 225 Delaware map
Plaza Cinema 6 3400 South 4th Street Trafficway; map; Seating: Rockers
Leawood
AMC Town Center 20 11701 Nall Avenu; map; Seating: Stadium
Leawood Theater 3707 West 95th St; map
Lee's Summit
Dickinson Eastglen 16 1451 Northeast Douglas Stree; map; Seating: Stadium
Liberty
B & B Liberty Cinema 12 2101 West Kansas; map; Seating: Stadium
Merriam
Cinemark Merriam 5500 Antioch; map; Seating: Stadium
North Kansas City
The Screenland Armour 408 Armour Rd; map; Seating: Stadium, Love Seats
Olathe
AMC Studio 30 12075 So Strang Line Rd; map; Seating: Stadium
Dickinson Great Mall 16 20060 W. 151 St; map; Seating: Stadium
Overland Park
Dickinson Palazzo 16 Theatre 8601 W. 135th Street; map; Seating: Stadium + Balcony
Glenwood Arts 9575 Metcalf; map
Rio Theatre - Overland Park 7204 West 80th Street; map; Seating: Rockers
Shawnee
Trail Ridge 7456 Nieman Road; map
Westglen 18 16301 Midland Drive; map; Seating: Stadium + Balcony

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THEATRE REFERENCES

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American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand St., KCMO; MAP;
Tickets: 816.842.9999; www.ahtkc.com
Group Sales - Ellen Barnes: 816-842-0202 ext. 218; ebarne2@hallmark.com
Interpreted Performances:

Avila University’s Goppert Theatre; Campus Map; 816-501-3753; Jeremy Lillig; www.avila.edu/theatre

The Barn Players Theatre, NEW ADDRESS for 2018: the Arts Asylum, 1000 East 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106 (Old address: 6219 Martway, Mission, KS); Map; www.thebarnplayers.org
Performances:
Friday and Saturday-7:30pm
Sunday Matinees-2pm
TICKETS: Reservation line: (913) 432-9100; Box Office open one hour prior to curtain; Purchase Tickets Online

Blue Springs City Theatre, 2000 N.W. Ashton Drive, www.bluespringscitytheatre.com; 816-228-0137

Carlsen Center, Yardley Hall, 12345 College Blvd., OPKS; 913.469.4445; www.jccc.edu/carlsencenter

City Theatre of Independence, Roger T. Sermon Center, 201 N. Dodgion; www.citytheatreofindependence.org; 816-325-7367

Chestnut Fine Arts Center, 234 N Chestnut, Olathe, KS 66061; Ticket Information and Reservations: 913-764-2121; chestnutfac@comcast.net ; www.chestnutfinearts.com
ComedyCity, 300 Charlotte St., KCMO; 816-842-2744

Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd, Suite 144, Kansas City, MO 64108-2520; Map TO Crown Center; PARKING is free for patrons with ticket validation at the Coterie Box office; Map INSIDE Crown Center; www.coterietheatre.org
Spotlight Club Member with FLEXIBLE Season pass tickets...10 tickets for $90.00!!! (plus one-time service charge of $3.00 per order)
Box Office: (816) 474-6552, press 5 for box office attendant during business hours
Fax: (816) 474-2225
Box Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 10am- 4pm
Sat and Sun: noon to the end of the final performance of the day (performance days only)

Egads Theatre Company; 816-842-9999; www.egadstheatre.com

Folly Theater, 300 W 12th St., KCMO; 816-474-4444; laura@follytheater.com; ticket@follytheater.com; www.follytheater.com

Gladstone Theatre in the Park Amphitheatre, Oak Grove Park, 76th and North Troost, North Kansas City; In order to preserve the grass, blankets and lawn chairs may not be set out on performance nights until after 3:00pm. Anything placed before that time will be removed; 816-436-2200; gladstonetip@sbcglobal.net; www.heartoftheweb.net/gladstonetip

H&R Block City Stage, Union Station Kansas City, 30 West Pershing, KCMO 64108; MAP; GET TICKETS ONLINE; (816) 460-2020; www.unionstation.org

The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Southmoreland Park, Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd and Oak St, KCMO; MAP; Admission to the Festival is FREE ~ DONATIONS ACCEPTED!
NO SHOW July 4.
Signed performances for the deaf or hearing challenged
We have just a few rules - no photography, no smoking, no pets; www.kcshakes.org
PARKING
• Become a FAN of the Festival and receive a parking pass that allows you to park on Oak Street, just steps from the Festival stage.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art $5.00 (Friends of Art Members – Free)
Secure Covered Parking just across the street from Southmoreland Park
45th & Oak (check for availability at site)
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (North Lot) - FREE
44th & Warwick Blvd. (check for availability at site)
Kauffman Foundation Memorial Garden Parking
48th & Rockhill

Johnson County Community College, Yardley Hall or Polsky Theatre, 12345 College Boulevard, Overland Park, KS 66210; JCCC Website
Purchase Tickets: (Box Office: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday and 1 hour before curtain)
• By phone – 913-469-4445 (913-469-4485 deaf and hard of hearing TDD/TTY)
Online
• By fax – 913-469-7648
• In person – in the Carlsen Center lobby
• By mail – JCCC Box Office, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210
Campus PARKING Map; The closest place to park is in either the East or West Carlsen Center parking garage

Just off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central St, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP; (816) 784-5020; www.justoffbroadway.org

Just off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Penn Valley Dr, (address on bldg is
3051 Central St,) Kansas City, MO 64108 (in Penn Valley Park); MAP; Theatre: (816) 784-5020; www.justoffbroadway.org

Kansas City Ballet, Tickets: Kansas City Ballet Box Office at 816-931-2232 or ONLINE; www.kcballet.org

Kansas City Repertory, Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, UMKC campus, 4949 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO; MAP; 816.235.2700; TTY: 800-735-2966 or Voice: 800-735-2466; Accessibility and Special Services; www.kcrep.org
FREE PARKING
There are two lots immediately to the east of Spencer Theatre and you may also park in levels 5 & 6 of the newly constructed Cherry St. Garage. Although signs may indicate that a faculty/staff permit is required, this is NOT SO during Rep performances. The elevated covered walkway to cross the street to Spencer Theatre is located on level 5; Parking Map
Please note that buses are not permitted to park on the UMKC campus. However, they may park on residential streets surrounding the campus

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Copaken Stage, One H&R Block Way (13th and Walnut), KCMO; MAP; 816.235.2700; TTY: 800-735-2966 or Voice: 800-735-2466; Accessibility and Special Services; www.kcrep.org
PARKING for Rep patrons is in the H&R Block parking garage, under the building; Park on level 2 through 5 (there is no elevator on level 1); enter the building through the H&R Block center elevator which will take you up to the lobby. The garage is accessible from both Main and Walnut between 13th & 14th streets. Patrons may park in the H&R Block garage starting at 5:00 pm on weeknights and all day Saturday and Sunday on performance days only and only if you have tickets for that performance! If you arrive before 6:00 on weeknights, please press the button at the gate and announce that you are there for the Rep performance
SIGNED PERFORMANCES: The third Saturday matinee of each production for hearing impaired
AUDIO-DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES: With advance notice, audio description is available for groups of 15 or more for any Rep production. Large-print and Braille programs available for each performance; House Manager: 816.235.2780

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP
Kauffman Center Audience Services: (816) 994-7222; orders@kauffmancenter.org; www.kauffmancenter.org

Lakeside Nature Center, located in Swope Park, 4701 East Gregory Blvd, KCMO 64132; Map; Tues-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, noon-4pm; 816.513.8960; www.lakesidenaturecenter.org

Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, KS; www.theatrelawrence.com; 785-843-7469

Lied Center, University of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence, KS; (785) 864-3469; www.lied.ku.edu

The Living Room Theatre, 1818 McGee, Kansas City, MO 64108; MAP; What makes The Living Room unique is that the audience lounges in vintage chairs and couches while enjoying progressive and provocative performances; Rusty Sneary; info@thelivingroomkc.com; www.thelivingroomkc.com

Lyric Theatre, 1029 Central (11th and Central), KCMO 64105; (816) 471-7347

Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Company, Main Stage, Metcalf South Shopping Center; Reservations essential; 913-642-7576; www.martincitymelodrama.org

KC MeltingPot Theatre; www.kcmeltingpot.com
TICKETS ONLINE (squareup.com/market)

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre at The Warwick, 3927 Main, KCMO 64111; MAP;
SYNOPSIS:
TICKETS: 816-569-3226; office@metkc.org; www.metkc.org; All seats are General Admission
Thu, Fri and Sat at 7:30pm
Sun Matinees at 2:00pm
REVIEWS:
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Midland Theatre, 1228 Main Street, KCMO, 64105; Map; (816) 471-8600

New Theatre Restaurant, 9229 Foster, OPKS; 913.649.7469; www.newtheatre.com

Musical Theater Heritage (Previously called the Off Center Theatre), Crown Center Shops, Level 3, 2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108 (The old movie theatre); MAP to Crown Center; MAP inside Crown Center; 816-274-8444; www.crowncenter.com

Olathe Community Theatre, 500 E. Loula, Olathe; www.olathetheatre.org; 913-782-2990

Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St., KCMO; 816.421.1700; www.qualityhillplayhouse.com
River City Community Players, Fifth and Delaware, Leavenworth; 1-913-682-7557

Spinning Tree Theatre; 816-842-9999; www.SpinningTreeTheatre.com

Stanford and Sons, Legends at Village West, (2nd floor next to Dave and Busters) 1867 Village West Parkway, KCKS 66111; Map; 913-400-7500; stanfords@sunflower.com; www.stanfordscomedyclub.com

Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64132; MAP; (816) 363-7827; www.kcstarlight.com
A new catering partner and new dining options are coming to Starlight! Pre-show dining will include delicious lighter fare menus, extensive salad options, hot buffet items and enhanced desserts; Details and menus for each show
PLUS, for each adult Dine Card purchased, guests receive a $25 gift card to Cinzetti’s Italian Market Restaurant! That’s only $13.30 per dinner!
To add a Dine Card to your order call 816.363.7827
The Theatre in the Park Amphitheatre, Shawnee Mission Park, Renner Rd & Mable Fitch Memorial Dr, Shawnee, Johnson County, KS 66217; MAP; Stacey Kelsey: 913.236.1237; stacey.kelsey@jocogov.org; www.theatreinthepark.org

Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603; Get directions; (785) 234-2787; www.tpactix.org

UMKC Theatre, Studio 116, Olson Performing Arts Center, UMKC Campus, 4949 Cherry, KCMO 64110; MAP; Central Ticket Office: 816-235-6222; Tickets Online: www.umkctheatre.org

Unicorn Theatre, The Mainstage or Jerome Stage, 3828 Main St., KCMO; MAP
Tickets: 816.531.PLAY (7529); www.unicorntheatre.org
Group Sales: 816-531-7529 ext. 21; groupsales@unicorntheatre.org

Union Station, HandR Block City Stage; 816-460-2020; www.unionstation.org

Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, KCMO; 816-753-8665; www.uptowntheater.com

VooDoo Lounge, Harrah's Casino North Kansas City, One Riverboat Drive, NKCMO 64116; www.voodookc.com

Westport CoffeeHouse, 4010 Pennsylvania Ave, KCMO 64111; (816) 756-3222; www.westportcoffeehouse.com

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Indefinite run every Monday-"The Breakfast Club," Westport CoffeeHouse, 4010 Pennsylvania Ave, KCMO 64111; part of the Coterie at Night Series; (816) 756-3222; www.kcimprov.com

On The Spot! The Improv Comedy Game Show, 7pm; $8; The contestants make up the answers as they go along and the audience wins the prizes! KC's best improvisers compete in super-funny, family-friendly games and scenes

Fakers Improv Comedy, 9pm; $5; a high-energy, no-holds-barred comedy troupe that performs improv games and an improvised one-act play

Every Saturday morning - Mother Nature Reads, Lakeside Nature Center, located in Swope Park, 4701 East Gregory Blvd, KCMO 64132; Map; 10am; free; children of all ages are read a story, talk about an animal, do a craft; If large groups want to attend, please call in advance; Ctr hours: Tues-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, noon-4pm; 816.513.8960; www.lakesidenaturecenter.org

Third Saturday of every month- "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", Screenland Crossroads, 1656 Washington St., KCMO; Tickets $8, prop bags $3; Pre-show starts at 10pm; www.kcrockyhorror.com; www.screenland.com
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