NOMAD MOTEL by Carla Ching

World Premiere On the not-so-sunny side of California, teenage Alix bounces between motel rooms while taking care of her brothers for her absent mother. Her classmate, Mason, is a budding songwriter sent to America for high school by his father in Hong Kong. Together, they must learn to scrape by without giving up their dreams. […]

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THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe

Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama A Co-production with UMKC Department of Theatre Left Quad. Right Quad. Lunge. A fierce girl’s soccer team warms up for games and practice. From the safety of their indoor soccer field, the team kicks around everything from balls to politics. Each one struggles to hang on to […]

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SWEAT by Lynn Nottage

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama A group of close friends share everything: secrets, laughs, and drinks at the local watering hole in Reading, PA. But when layoffs begin at the factory where they work, friendships are shattered and loyalties are questioned in the fight for survival. This prize winning play by Unicorn […]

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THE EFFECT by Lucy Prebble

UK Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play A Chemical Romance Connie and Tristan are magnetically drawn to each other. Racing hearts, sleepless nights – they’ve fallen head over heels. But is their infatuation love or just a symptom of the new antidepressant they’re taking in a clinical trial? As two supervising doctors try to […]

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“The Grave” at The Living Room: A Comedy About Two Funerals and Generations of Bruised Love

The Living Room Theatre not so long ago recalibrated its mission: It would now be a company dedicated exclusively to producing work by playwrights currently or previously based in Kansas City. So I’m happy to report that director Rusty Sneary, co-founder of the Living Room, delivers a crisply performed production of Forrest Attaway’s “The Grave,” […]

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