Theatre

Right Between the Ears

Darrell Brogdon Show Information: Right Between the Ears is the award-winning sketch comedy series broadcast on public radio. It has been spoofing politics, celebrities, sports figures, lame TV shows and stupid commercials since 1985. The show’s been broadcast on NPR, Sirius-XM, BBC, Delta Radio and airs twice weekly on Kansas Public Radio stations. RBTE is…

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Ready or Not

Colin Sandall Show Information: You’ve got it all. You’re married, you’ve got a house, a steady job. Life is on track! Suddenly, it takes a turn. You’re pregnant! And it’s exciting. Scary, overwhelming, yes… but exciting! And then comes a twist. And another. How do you adapt? Who do you lean on? And why won’t…

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Radio Free Puppets

Justin Howe Show Information: Radio Free Puppets is a variety radio hour… with puppets. Featuring a diverse cast of characters, Radio Free Puppets takes you back to a time when entertainment was only limited by your imagination and your radio’s dial. Fall in love all over again with Fran and Frankie Valenstein! Find small town…

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Mama’s Boy

Blake Friis Show Information: Blake Friis grew up a proud, self-proclaimed mama’s boy. His mother was smart, funny, and the toughest person in town. After a devastating car accident, she made a recovery that exceeded everyone’s expectations…except her own. Three days after Blake’s 13th birthday, she ended her life. Set to original Americana music by…

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Poultry In Motion, or The Land of Oohs and Aahs

Tortoise Shell Productions Show Information: An unstoppable force meets an immovable object as a drinking group with a running problem comes to KCMO to tell but show. This modern retelling of King Midas and the golden touch zooms from the Buffalo Room, shuttles to the Nelson-Atkins and back, winds around a fountain of truth, and…

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The Devil on the Wall or, That Time I Got Kidnapped

Jamie Campbell Show Information: Jamie Campbell re-lives the time he was kidnapped as a child in this solo performance that is part comedy, part storytelling, and 100% true. Travel back to 1991 as Jamie relives what he calls the “greatest adventure of my life.”  Harrowing at points, and astounding in others, the veteran comedian deftly…

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Will The Circle

The Buffalo Room Show Information: Block parties have always been a neighborhood’s “beers-and-brats” version of “Keep Calm, Carry On.” But in a country as divided as ever, with violence simmering at the edge of every day, what better way to combat the stress than by trying to get to know your neighbors, one home invasion…

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Dances of India

Nritya School of Indian Dance and Music Show Information: Nritya and Anjali dance presents Vrikshasan: Where is your back?. It explores the issue of environmental degradation, taking our cue from climate change. Using the tree pose from yoga as the main motif, the dancers explore the tree’s relationship to people, its relationship to the tree cutter…

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Check Mate

David Hanson Show Information: Immersive cinematic play from the team who brought you Audience and Bird in the Hand. A brilliant young scientist was able to crack the fabric between alternate realities and ran away – devastated by the results. Based on a single, tantalizing clue, a wealthy industrialist forces the scientist to force the curtain open.…

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Lookin’ For A Fight

Relevance Productions Show Information: Jake lives in a small town where people talk and everyone knows each other’s business. It’s common knowledge that Jake has a reputation for solving problems with his fists. One day he is waiting outside the daycare for the father of a child who’s been bullying his daughter. Adamant that he…

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