Monthly Archives: April 2012

COVER STORY: MET’s “Pride and Prejudice”

I reviewed the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” for KCMetropolis.org. Read it here.

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REVIEW for KCStar: Lyric Opera’s “The Barber of Seville”

I reviewed the Lyric Opera’s production of Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” for The Kansas City Star. That damn “Largo” aria has been stuck in my head for days.

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REVIEW for KCMetropolis: “James and the Giant Peach” at Coterie Theatre

I reviewed an adaption of Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach” for KCMetropolis.org. The Coterie Theatre put on the production, with costumes that rivaled the whimsy of Dahl’s fantastic tale.  

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REVIEW for KCStar: Quixotic Fusion

I reveiwed the Kansas City-based multisensory performance ensemble Quixotic Fusion forThe Kansas City Star.They premiered their latest production “One,” which they will tour this summer. They performed in the Midland Theater, which is an amazingly beautiful building in an opulent, shabby-chic, Miss Haversham … Continue reading

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REVIEW for KCStar: Stefon Harris and Blackout

I reviewed Stefon Harris and Blackout for The Kansas City Star. They performed at the Gem Theater for the American Jazz Museum’s Jammin’ at the Gem series. This concert was also the part of the 18th & Vine Jazz Festival, … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK: Owen/Cox Dance Group

I watched part of the Owen/Cox Dance Group dress rehearsal on Thursday, since I’m unable to make any of their performances this weekend or next. Jack was with me, so I didn’t catch the first number, A Good Missouri Song, … Continue reading

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Figurehead based

For Round III of Spring for Music’s Great Arts Blogger Challenge the third question is: “Many countries have ministries of culture. Does America need a Secretary of Culture or Secretary of the Arts? Why or why not?” This is my … Continue reading

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