Dan Cameron treated the last few days in July like he was training for the Olympics. He found time for the gym. He tried to get to bed on time. He ate his veggies. All of this in preparation for Open Spaces KC, a brand new cultural event that will take place over nine weeks in several usual and not-so-usual arts destinations in the city. “There are going to be lots of surprises between now and Oct. 28,” the artistic director of Open Spaces said the other day.
Assessing a theater season before it starts is tricky business because the best you can do is draw conclusions based on what looks good on paper. There’s also the question of just where theater companies are in the planning process. Most theaters have their 2017-2018 seasons in place, but at press time the Living Room, which is dedicated to producing work by local artists, had two shows in place for the fall but nothing to announce for the spring.