Kansas City premiere! The Catskills, 1962. Nestled in the land of dirty dancing and borscht belt comedy sat an inconspicuous inn that catered to a very special clientele: heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was dressing and acting as women. Harvey Fierstein’s “fascinating and timeless new play” (New York Magazine) – following a hit when it opened on Broadway in 2014 - is based on real events.
Kansas City premiere! Before Anna Wintour or The Devil Wears Prada, there was Diana Vreeland: larger-than-life doyenne of American taste. “The Empress of Fashion,” just fired as Editor of Vogue, holds court in this witty one-woman tour-de-force. By Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson, starring Cheryl Weaver.
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Single tickets on sale January 29, 2018
The Caribbean-influenced musical folktale tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who falls in love with the well-born Daniel and is aided by the gods and goddesses of earth, water and love in her quest to be with him. A rousing song-and-dance celebration of the power of love, storytelling and the strength of the human spirit. Book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty.