Theater Reviews

Spinning Tree Offers “Caroline, or Change,” a Rich Musical with a Lot on its Mind

Kudos to Spinning Tree Theatre for staging the first Kansas City-area production of “Caroline, or Change,” a challenging, innovative musical from Tony Kushner (book and lyrics) and Jeannine Tesori (music) that places intimate human relationships against a sprawling social and political backdrop.  As usual with Spinning Tree, the production raises an obvious question: How is […]

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KCAT Turns to a Modern Classic: Athol Fugard’s ‘Master Harold’

Kansas City Actors Theatre tackles Athol Fugard’s “‘Master Harold’. . . and the Boys,” a psychological pressure-cooker set in a provincial South African tea shop on a rainy afternoon, with commendable results. Fugard has called this his most autobiographical play, which is another way of saying everything dramatized onstage — love, respect, fear, betrayal, racial […]

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