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Copaken Stage: Copaken Friday Opening


Friday, October 20, 2017   ·   More Info »

Friday, October 13, 2017 – Sunday, November 12, 2017

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The winner of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play that same year, Fences is set in 1950s Pittsburgh against the backdrop of a rapidly changing America. Perhaps the most highly-regarded of Wilson’s soaring ten-play cycle, it tells the gripping story of an African-American father and son and the hopes and dreams to which they desperately cling. Powerful and poetic, Fences is a true American classic.

Sex with Strangers

Friday, March 9, 2018   ·   More Info »
<h3>Sex with Strangers</h3>

Friday, March 2, 2018 – Sunday, March 25, 2018

Copaken Stage | H&R Block Headquarters

Olivia is an obscure novelist on the cusp of 40; Ethan is a famous 28-year old blogger. When these two strangers collide at a remote B&B, a steamy romance erupts as a winter storm rages outside. Passion, intellect and secret agendas clash in this smart, tantalizing take on modern love and the ever-blurring line between public and private in our digital age.

Brother Toad

Friday, May 4, 2018   ·   More Info »
<h3>Brother Toad</h3>

Friday, April 27, 2018 – Sunday, May 27, 2018

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A World Premiere

Mellon Foundation KCRep Resident Playwright and Kansas City, KS resident, Nathan Louis Jackson (Sticky Traps, Broke-ology, When I Come To Die), brings us an arresting new play about two families’ from different stations in life as they search for answers to gun violence right here on our own city streets.

Spencer Theatre: Spencer Friday Preview

Between the Lines

Friday, September 15, 2017   ·   More Info »
<h3>Between the Lines</h3>

Friday, September 8, 2017 – Sunday, October 1, 2017

Spencer Theatre | University of Missouri-Kansas City

A World Premiere

BETWEEN THE LINES is the story of seventeen year old Delilah McPhee, whose life is turned upside down by her parents’ divorce. Forced to move to a new town and start a different school, Delilah finds herself escaping into fiction, developing a literary crush on a handsome prince whose circumstances really… speak to her. This empowering new musical based on the bestselling book by Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer asks: what happens when the line between fiction and fantasy becomes blurred with reality? Is it possible to live the story you want, if it’s not the story you’re in?

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Friday, February 2, 2018   ·   More Info »
<h3>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</h3>

Friday, January 26, 2018 – Sunday, February 18, 2018

Spencer Theatre | University of Missouri-Kansas City

A Kansas City Premiere

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 suspicion for killing the neighbor’s dog, he sets out on a journey to find the real culprit that will change his life forever.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Friday, March 30, 2018   ·   More Info »
<h3>Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street</h3>

Friday, March 23, 2018 – Sunday, April 15, 2018

Spencer Theatre | University of Missouri-Kansas City

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street tells the story of the obsessively vengeful barber Benjamin Barker and his twisted partnership with the outrageous Mrs. Lovett who together, devise a devilish plot to add a special ingredient to a recipe that has all of London dying for their pies. Sondheim’s gloriously gruesome musical combines melodrama and murder and features one of the most chilling, thrilling scores ever written for the stage.