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Theater: Comedy
Kansas City Actors Theatre: Sea Marks
Like KCAT’s production of My Old Lady last season, this romantic comedy examines loving relationships in all their complications. It’s the story of a fisherman from a remote Irish island who falls in love with a woman he’s seen only once. As he attempts to...
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 2pm
Mon 1/22/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 1/24/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/28/18 at 2pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
The Barn Players: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Barn Jr. Production
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and feat...
St. Pius X Catholic School
Mission, KS

Wed 1/17/18 - Thu 1/18/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 2pm
Theater: Musical
The Color Purple
Based on the award-winning novel by Alice Walker, "The Color Purple" is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman, who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. With...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/17/18 at 7:30pm
Thu 1/18/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 1/19/18 at 7:30pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 2pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Comedy
Funny Money
Henry A. Perkins, a mild mannered C.P.A., accidently picks up the wrong briefcase, one full of money. Henry assumes it is illicit cash and he decides to keep it. But later, a police detective is at his door, he thinks Henry was soliciting in the men's room...
New Theatre Restaurant
Overland Park, KS

Wed 1/17/18 at 11:50am and 6:30pm
Thu 1/18/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 6:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 12:15pm and 6:30pm
Tue 1/23/18 at 6:30pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 11:50am and 6:30pm
Theater: Play
Defying Gravity
This free structured look at the 1986 Challenger disaster places the teacher who died with six others as they hurtled into space at the center of an exploration of our need to reach beyond ourselves and dare the universe. "Defying Gravity" artfully interwe...
Metropolitan Ensemble Theater
Kansas City, MO

Thu 1/18/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 2pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/28/18 at 2pm
Theater: Musical, Revue
That Old Black Magic
From “Stormy Weather” and “Come Rain or Come Shine” to “Blues in the Night” and “Black Magic,” Harold Arlen brought the blues from his early days at the Cotton Club to Hollywood – and left the Songbook with a string of standards.
Quality Hill Playhouse
Kansas City, MO

Fri 1/19/18 - Sat 1/20/18 at 7:30pm
Sun 1/21/18 at 3pm
Mon 1/22/18 at 7:30pm
Wed 1/24/18 at 1pm and 7:30pm
Thu 1/25/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Variety Show
Ovation! USD 497 Talent Show
The Lawrence Schools Foundation and Lied Center of Kansas are proud to announce the second annual, district-wide talent show for middle and high school students. A wide range of talents will be represented, including dancers, contortionists, trapeze artis...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Sun 1/21/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Play
UMKC Theatre: The Secret of Courage
A world premiere production with magic and wonderment, the play begins with 13 year old Jack McCall learning some very bad news about his health. His best friend Waddy is not as concerned as he is, since you hear stories of people getting over this illness...
Coterie Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Tue 1/23/18 - Wed 1/24/18 at 9:45am
Thu 1/25/18 at 9:45am and 11:45am
Fri 1/26/18 at 9:45am, 11:45am, and 7pm
Sat 1/27/18 - Sun 1/28/18 at 2pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Thu 2/1/18 at 9:45am and 11:45am
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Play
Project Dawn
In this vital and surprisingly funny new play, seven actresses play fourteen characters on both sides of a radical new courtroom experiment. Every day these lawyers, judges, and social workers provide support for women desperate to escape the cycles of dru...
Unicorn Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Wed 1/24/18 - Thu 1/25/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 1/26/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 8pm
Sun 1/28/18 at 3pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Thu 2/1/18 at 7:30pm
Fri 2/2/18 - Sat 2/3/18 at 8pm
Theater: Children's Theatre, Musical
Freedom Riders
This new play, with original songs and music, explores the valiant and courageous personalities behind one of the most critical chapters in the history of the Civil Rights movement. Set in 1961, 15 years after the United States Supreme Court had outlawed s...
Johnson County Community College – Carlsen Center and Yardley Hall
Overland Park, KS

Thu 1/25/18 at 10am
Theater: Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play, Curious Incident tells the story of 15-year-old Christopher, a boy with an extraordinary brain who is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped for dealing with everyday life. When Christopher falls under suspi...
Kansas City Repertory Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Fri 1/26/18 - Sat 1/27/18 at 8pm
Sun 1/28/18 at 7pm
Tue 1/30/18 - Thu 2/1/18 at 7pm
Fri 2/2/18 at 8pm
Sat 2/3/18 at 2pm and 8pm
Theater: Comedy, Musical, Revue
Forbidden Broadway: National Tour
This fall-down funny, satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits features outrageous costumes, silly song spoofs and madcap impressions by a talented crew of comic chameleons.
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Tue 1/30/18 - Fri 2/2/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Musical
The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy and her dog Toto go on an adventure to Oz and meet a cast of characters along the way. The musical is based on the 1939 movie and contains both the Harold Arlen/ E.Y. Harburg songs made famous in the movie and new songs written for the 2011 stage v...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Wed 1/31/18 at 7pm
Theater: Children's Theatre
Theatre for Young America: The Toughest Kid in the World
A musical play about a boy named TK—short for Tough Kid—his peaceful friend Serena and their brave discoveries about ways to get along in today’s world with love and respect and without violence or bullying.
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Thu 2/1/18 at 10am
Fri 2/2/18 at 10am and 12pm
Sat 2/3/18 at 2pm
Tue 2/6/18 - Wed 2/7/18 at 10am
Theater: Children's Theatre
Theatre for Young America: Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
One of the funniest and most beloved characters in modern children’s literature, Junie B Jones, comes to life again on the TYA stage. She faces a crisis about Finders Keeper vs. Stealing with her usual spunk and humor.
Union Station
Kansas City, MO

Sat 2/3/18 at 2pm
Tue 2/13/18 - Thu 2/15/18 at 10am
Fri 2/16/18 at 10am and 12pm
Sat 2/17/18 at 2pm
Tue 2/20/18 - Thu 2/22/18 at 10am
Theater: Solo Performance
Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps
Irreverent and dynamic, graceful and playful, "Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps" engages the deep questions and the locker room jokes about what it means to “become” a man. Moving beyond the transgender narrative that focuses on the experience of transitio...
University of Kansas – Lied Center for the Performing Arts
Lawrence, KS

Fri 2/9/18 at 7:30pm
Theater: Museum, Staged Reading
Mustard Seeds – A Play by Michelle Tyrene Johnson
In conjunction with the Midwest Dramatists Center, the Nelson-Atkins presents a staged reading of “Mustard Seeds,” the newest play-in-progress by Kansas City Playwright, Michelle Tyrene Johnson. A Q & A with Johnson follows.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Fri 2/9/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Theater: Burlesque, Variety Show
Cirque de Risque Burlesque
Don't miss Cirque du Risqué's unique brand of burlesque and variety performances, fan-favorite acts, as well as new, never-before-seen routines by ever so talented performers.
Uptown Arts Bar
Kansas City, MO

Sat 2/10/18 at 10pm
Theater: For the Family, Children's Theatre, Play
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live
The legacy of the beloved "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" lives on with the award-winning television series from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS Kids. Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel embarks on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends ex...
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO

Sat 2/10/18 at 2pm
Theater: Comedy, Solo Performance
Dixie's Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull
She’s back! After her acclaimed one-woman show, "Dixie’s Tupperware Party," fast-talking, honky-tonking Dixie Longate is ready to take on the world once more. Learn what a jeweled crown, a cardboard cutout of Julie Andrews and a box of moon pies all have i...
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO

Tue 2/13/18 - Fri 2/16/18 at 7:30pm
    

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