“Nowhere will you see a better version of Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. Every aspect of the production excels,” Early reviews of The Arts Asylum and This Happy Breed’s first co-production, Jesus Christ Superstar have pronounced. The show opened on Sept 22 and runs through October 12 at the James and Marjory Russell Theatre at The […]
We chatted with Steven C. Kemp, the set designer for our first opera of the season, Mozart’s comedy The Abduction from the Seraglio. This new-to-Kansas City production comes to the Kauffman Center September 21-29 and was first seen at New Orleans Opera in April 2019.
Cab Calloway. Bessie Smith. Lena Horne. Duke Ellington. For a couple decades starting in the 1920s, these legendary performers put on some of their greatest shows in a Harlem nightclub that proved to be a dichotomy – both a celebration of African American art and one of the most racially exclusionary and offensive landmarks of […]
Library Lets Loose is Saturday, September 28, 6-10pm at Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212. Honorary Hosts – Asher & Audrey Langworthy A party at the Library with local music, artists, makers, experiences, local food and drink to benefit the Johnson County Library Foundation Audience Makeup – Civic leaders, […]
Stonehenge. Standing in silence for five thousand years. An impossible creation from the ancient past. Mysteries that have remained unsolved…until now! Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries & Modern Discoveries only at Union Station MUST CLOSE Sept 29. This is your final opportunity to answer all the questions you’ve always had about Stonehenge and discover answers you never […]
The Kansas City area has a rich music scene, capped by the Kansas City Symphony and its performances at the beautiful Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Several times a year, many of us suburbanites happily drive downtown, find a parking spot and pay premium prices for the privilege of hearing one of America’s outstanding […]