Kyle Hatley

Arts & Culture
8:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Parting Questions For The Rep's Kyle Hatley

The Rep's associate artistic director, Kyle Hatley, is moving to Chicago in August.
Credit courtesy: Kansas City Repertory Theatre

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced this month that Kyle Hatley, associate artistic director, plans to relocate to Chicago in August.

Hatley, a 33-year-old native of Memphis, started working at the Rep in 2008. During his time in Kansas City, Mo., he's earned a reputation as an energizing force in the theater community — as an actor and director, as well as the creator of innovative new works at the KC Fringe Festival and The Living Room.

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12:00 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

'The Death Of Cupid' Reinterprets The Sex Strike Of Aristophanes' 'Lysistrata'

Katie Gilchrist, as Khaos/Reconciliation, belts out a number with the chorus.
Julie Denesha KCUR

With the opening this week of The Death of Cupid at the downtown performance space The Living Room, author and director Kyle Hatley is revisiting a play he's been refining since 2008. Its eternal themes of peace, war and sex have its roots in ancient Greece but still maintain a relevance to what the world looks like today.

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5:00 am
Wed March 13, 2013

The Living Room's Minimalist 'Carousel' Revived At KC Rep

The cast of 'Carousel'
Don Ipock Kansas City Repertory Theatre

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical Carousel is revered by many for its artfully woven tapestry of story, song and dance  -  including Time magazine, which in 1999 named it the best musical of the 20th century. Currently at Kansas City Repertory Theatre is a re-creation of a production that premiered nearly two years ago at a downtown performance space, where Carousel was viscerally staged in a way that both respected the material and deconstructed it to pieces.

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Central Standard
12:05 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

A Christmas Carol

The annual holiday production of Dickens' classic returns to the KC Rep.

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5:00 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Blood And Sonnets Fuel The Living Room's 'Titus Andronicus'

Mark Robbins and cast members of "Titus Andronicus" at The Living Room
Paul Andrews

For twenty years, Shakespeare in the park has been as reliable a part of a Kansas City summer as the heat and humidity.

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The Theater
5:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Man-Eating Plant Rocks KC Rep's 'Little Shop of Horrors'

Joseph Medeiros as Seymour.
Don Ipock Courtesy of Kansas City Rep

When first introduced in 1960, Little Shop of Horrors was a cheesy, low-budget movie about a meek floral shop apprentice who accidentally cultivates a man-eating plant.

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Central Standard
10:02 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Christmas Carol #31

Kansas City loves their winter dose of A Christmas Carol, and the KC Rep is always coming up with new ways to present the classic tale.

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12:30 pm
Thu February 4, 2010

'Broke-ology' at the Rep

An upcoming play at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre studies the art of being broke and staying alive.

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