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Theatre (Live Stage)
The Fishtank Performance Studio in the Crossroads Arts District develops works from concept to concert by providing a low risk, low cost environment that nurtures and development of new work and inspires theatrical entreprenuership. The studio also produces evenings of original work by Fishtank Residents in playwriting, music composition and movement theatre as well as out of town theatre artists wishing to perform in an intimate venue. Call (816) 809-7110 for more information.
Where:
1715 Wyandotte,
Kansas City MO
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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 22 6:00 pm

    Bad Auditions

    It's every actor's nightmare! You show up fully prepared for an audition only to get completely derailed by an emergency phone call or absurd requests from the director. Witness the hilarious travesty of "Bad Auditions," featuring some of Kansas City's finest actors at their worst....

     

  • Jul 22 6:00 pm

    Bad Auditions

    Bad Auditions places audiences inside a hilarious audition process! It’s like A Chorus Line, but funny. And without all the singing. This night of collaborative theater will have the real-life cast presenting their favorite audition pieces gone wrong or crafting original works to awkwardly...

     

  • Jul 22 7:30 pm

    Glitch!

    Do you believe in the power of love? Do you wish you could hug every cat? One part posthuman romantic comedy and one part surrealist romp through digital life, Glitch! is about (mis)connection in the digital age, the trouble with virtuality and reality. Characters emily.exe and Zero_Override...

     

  • Jul 22 9:00 pm

    PathWays - the digital musical

    PathWays starts with Trixy, the tribal butterfly, looking for her brother who she lost years ago. She is talking to him in public and private places. Telling him stories about their past, our environment and shadows. Using spoken word, song, fine art, original music and live percussion to tell...

     

  • Jul 23 6:00 pm

    Shades of Love

    The show explores the different facets (shades) of love thru stories. It is meant for an audience that understands that the path of love is not always straight, not always "fair". That in addition to being the greatest moment in your life it can also cause the greatest heartbreak. While it is...

     

  • Jul 23 7:30 pm

    Behind the Beige Wall

    The simple and longtime janitor of the Center Theater arrives to work on morning to find that the theater has been abandoned. Through a series of fantastical reckonings and memories, he reconciles himself to a life without the expression of the actors, the applause of the audience, and the...

     

  • Jul 23 9:00 pm

    The Audio Cart

    The Audio Cart is the new form of communication. Plug in. Your thoughts are now audible. Feedback. Your inner reality is distorted. Your thoughts are not your own. What you hear is a construct of the Audio Cart. Your mind is an experiment. SoundTheater presents The Audio Cart, a new play starring...

     

  • Jul 24 6:00 pm

    Flipping Off Our Lord

    As a young boy, Robert Hubbard makes a name for himself as the playground atheist. In middle school, he enjoys mocking religion and making fun of his Christian friends who can’t sleep in on Sundays. But after his parents divorce, the teenage anti-hero of Flipping Off Our Lord finds himself...

     

  • Jul 24 7:30 pm

    Bad Auditions

    It's every actor's nightmare! You show up fully prepared for an audition only to get completely derailed by an emergency phone call or absurd requests from the director. Witness the hilarious travesty of "Bad Auditions," featuring some of Kansas City's finest actors at their worst....

     

  • Jul 24 7:30 pm

    Bad Auditions

    Bad Auditions places audiences inside a hilarious audition process! It’s like A Chorus Line, but funny. And without all the singing. This night of collaborative theater will have the real-life cast presenting their favorite audition pieces gone wrong or crafting original works to awkwardly...

     

  • Jul 24 9:00 pm

    PathWays - the digital musical

    PathWays starts with Trixy, the tribal butterfly, looking for her brother who she lost years ago. She is talking to him in public and private places. Telling him stories about their past, our environment and shadows. Using spoken word, song, fine art, original music and live percussion to tell...

     

  • Jul 25 6:00 pm

    The Audio Cart

    The Audio Cart is the new form of communication. Plug in. Your thoughts are now audible. Feedback. Your inner reality is distorted. Your thoughts are not your own. What you hear is a construct of the Audio Cart. Your mind is an experiment. SoundTheater presents The Audio Cart, a new play starring...

     

  • Jul 25 7:30 pm

    The Girl is Neither Home Nor Missing

    The body bears the weight of trauma, in the sharp inhale before the moment of story. How can we articulate the strained movement of hands, heart, and mouth under the constraint of so heavy a burden? This show deals with that moment-- between initial shock of sexual violence and the moment when...

     

  • Jul 25 7:30 pm

    Flipping Off Our Lord

    As a young boy, Robert Hubbard makes a name for himself as the playground atheist. In middle school, he enjoys mocking religion and making fun of his Christian friends who can’t sleep in on Sundays. But after his parents divorce, the teenage anti-hero of Flipping Off Our Lord finds himself...

     

  • Jul 25 9:00 pm

    Glitch!

    Do you believe in the power of love? Do you wish you could hug every cat? One part posthuman romantic comedy and one part surrealist romp through digital life, Glitch! is about (mis)connection in the digital age, the trouble with virtuality and reality. Characters emily.exe and Zero_Override...

     

  • Jul 25 10:30 pm

    Shades of Love

    The show explores the different facets (shades) of love thru stories. It is meant for an audience that understands that the path of love is not always straight, not always "fair". That in addition to being the greatest moment in your life it can also cause the greatest heartbreak. While it is...

     

  • Jul 26 3:00 pm

    Shades of Love

    The show explores the different facets (shades) of love thru stories. It is meant for an audience that understands that the path of love is not always straight, not always "fair". That in addition to being the greatest moment in your life it can also cause the greatest heartbreak. While it is...

     

  • Jul 26 4:30 pm

    Glitch!

    Do you believe in the power of love? Do you wish you could hug every cat? One part posthuman romantic comedy and one part surrealist romp through digital life, Glitch! is about (mis)connection in the digital age, the trouble with virtuality and reality. Characters emily.exe and Zero_Override...

     

  • Jul 26 6:30 pm

    Behind the Beige Wall

    The simple and longtime janitor of the Center Theater arrives to work on morning to find that the theater has been abandoned. Through a series of fantastical reckonings and memories, he reconciles himself to a life without the expression of the actors, the applause of the audience, and the...

     

  • Jul 26 6:30 pm

    Cellular 'Cenes

    Cellular 'Cenes is a 5 scene play about an hour in length that uses 4 different small business locations to tell the quirky first-meetings story of a guy and a girl. The audience follows the pair from location to location by receiving texts on their cell phones giving them directions on where...

     

  • Jul 26 7:30 pm

    PathWays - the digital musical

    PathWays starts with Trixy, the tribal butterfly, looking for her brother who she lost years ago. She is talking to him in public and private places. Telling him stories about their past, our environment and shadows. Using spoken word, song, fine art, original music and live percussion to tell...

     

  • Jul 26 9:00 pm

    Bad Auditions

    It's every actor's nightmare! You show up fully prepared for an audition only to get completely derailed by an emergency phone call or absurd requests from the director. Witness the hilarious travesty of "Bad Auditions," featuring some of Kansas City's finest actors at their worst....

     

  • Jul 26 9:00 pm

    Bad Auditions

    Bad Auditions places audiences inside a hilarious audition process! It’s like A Chorus Line, but funny. And without all the singing. This night of collaborative theater will have the real-life cast presenting their favorite audition pieces gone wrong or crafting original works to awkwardly...

     

  • Jul 26 10:30 pm

    Flipping Off Our Lord

    As a young boy, Robert Hubbard makes a name for himself as the playground atheist. In middle school, he enjoys mocking religion and making fun of his Christian friends who can’t sleep in on Sundays. But after his parents divorce, the teenage anti-hero of Flipping Off Our Lord finds himself...

     

  • Jul 27 4:30 pm

    Best of . . . The Fishtank

    It’s not over until Best of. . . The show with the best average attendance at each venue will receive a bonus performance at that venue on Sunday, July 28. Come back on closing day to catch the most popular shows at Fringe, then join us for the big closing party at Fringe Central. The Fringe...

     

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