Olathe Civic Theatre Association is gearing up for next year’s New Works Playwright Competition (NWPC). Interested playwrights should check here for upcoming details. They will be announcing their spring competition
When Harry S. Truman suddenly became president in 1945, he inherited not just a world war and tumultuous global situation, but he also soon discovered that the White House he and his family moved into was on the brink of collapse. Floors swayed, joints popped and rats scurried across the floor through holes in the walls. Something had to be done, and Truman was just the president to do it.
Local playwright Michelle Tyrene Johnson, winner of Olathe Civic Theatre Association’s inaugural New Works Playwright Competition, returns for the Winner Workshop of the competition’s wildly popular script, The Green Book Wine Club Train Trip. Last fall, local playwrights were invited to submit teasers of never-before-seen scripts, with the top five performed as script-in-hand readings during the March semi-finals.
Guests have been enjoying Stems: A Garden Soirée since 2008. If you have not attended before, we hope this information answers your questions. What do we wear? Comfortable shoes! Women wear sundresses, Capri pants, etc.—anything you’d wear to a patio party or other dressy outdoor event. The photos in the Stems Photo Galleries will give […]
Maker Faire Kansas City is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. […]
Enjoy the party of the summer – a starry night filled with laughter, food, & drink. Celebrate 10 years of sight, scents and sounds at Stems: A Garden Soirée, June 24th at Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. ENJOY…bite-sized tastings and small plates from the kitchens of 24 of our community’s finest restaurants and caterers. […]
Taps, a musical piece sounded at dusk and at funerals, has a rich and storied history in the United States. It has long been associated with the U.S. Military, and is often played at civilian events around the country. Fourth the fourth consecutive year, the National World War I Museum and Memorial presents Taps at […]