Gary Neal Johnson http://kcur.org en Kansas City Actors Theatre's 'The Mousetrap' A Killer Show http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-actors-theatres-mousetrap-killer-show <p>When Kansas City Actors Theatre started fishing for a theme for the launch of its eighth season, the founders first picked one play, then tailored a similar one around that. They are now poised to give audiences what they're calling its "Summer of Mystery."</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:42:58 +0000 Steve Walker 22141 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Actors Theatre's 'The Mousetrap' A Killer Show How Scrooge Actor Keeps "A Christmas Carol" Fresh http://kcur.org/post/how-scrooge-actor-keeps-christmas-carol-fresh <p>In A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens depicted his iconic Ebenezer Scrooge as the original grumpy old man - someone whose mean streak is matched only by his unyielding pockets. That he becomes a gentler man by the close of the story is no surprise to anyone who's seen Kansas City Repertory Theatre's production of the play over the past 31 years.</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 18:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker 2352 at http://kcur.org How Scrooge Actor Keeps "A Christmas Carol" Fresh