Shakespeare http://kcur.org en The Weekend To-Do List: April 25-27, 2014 http://kcur.org/post/weekend-do-list-april-25-27-2014 <p></p><p>Got a case of the blahs? Brian McTavish has just the thing to spice up your weekend at get you out of that funk with his Weekend To-Do List for&nbsp;April 25-27.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://www.midlandkc.com/" target="_blank">Diana Ross</a></strong> (Pop), 7 p.m. Sunday at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Tickets: $58 to $178&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:44:24 +0000 Steve Kraske, Brian McTavish & Beth Lipoff 54705 at http://kcur.org The Weekend To-Do List: April 25-27, 2014 [VIDEO] In This Scene...'The Merchant of Venice' http://kcur.org/post/video-scenethe-merchant-venice <p>In this scene from the Alcott Arts Center's production of Shakespeare's<em> The Merchant of Venice,</em> Bassanio (Aaron Gotzon), with borrowed money, plans to woo the wealthy Portia.&nbsp;Gratiano (Khalid Johnson) implores Bassanio to allow him to come along.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 43479 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] In This Scene...'The Merchant of Venice' Shakespeare Camp Encourages Girls To Find Their Own Voices http://kcur.org/post/shakespeare-camp-encourages-girls-find-their-own-voices <p>For 18 of its 21 seasons, the <a href="https://www.kcshakes.org/">Heart of America Shakespeare Festival</a> has been running <a href="https://www.kcshakes.org/?page=education_summer_programs">summer camps for kids</a> in conjunction with the play or plays in Southmoreland Park.</p><p>This summer, camps were held at nine different locations, where a three-week session called <a href="https://www.kcshakes.org/full_content.php?article_id=871&amp;full=yes&amp;pbr=1">Shakespeare Unbound</a> is reserved exclusively for girls ages eight to 15.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker & Julie Denesha 40620 at http://kcur.org Shakespeare Camp Encourages Girls To Find Their Own Voices Feeling Groovy At The Heart Of America Shakespeare Festival http://kcur.org/post/feeling-groovy-heart-america-shakespeare-festival <p>This year's<a href="http://www.kcshakes.org/index.php"> Heart of America Shakespeare Festival</a> production of <em>As You Like It</em>, one of the Bard's romantic comedies, is set in 1967. And it's been at least 15 years since the festival presented a "full modern dress production," according to the festival's executive artistic director Sidonie Garrett who recalls it was <em>Measure for Measure</em> in 1998.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:10:10 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 38505 at http://kcur.org Feeling Groovy At The Heart Of America Shakespeare Festival [VIDEO] In This Scene... 'As You Like It' http://kcur.org/post/video-scene-you-it <p>The <a href="http://www.kcshakes.org/">Heart Of America Shakespeare Festival</a> celebrates its 21st season in Southmoreland Park with the comedy <em>As You Like It</em>. This year, the production is set in 1967 and the costumes and music hearken back to the Summer of Love.</p><p><strong>Act Three, Scene Two, In The Forest of Arden</strong></p><p>In this scene, Rosalind, played by Carla Noack, is banished from her uncle's court. She takes refuge in the Forest of Arden disguised as the boy, Ganymede. There she meets Orlando, played by Todd Carlton Lanker.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 38586 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] In This Scene... 'As You Like It' [VIDEO] Developing Character Through Dance http://kcur.org/post/video-developing-character-through-dance <p>The Kansas City Ballet’s "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is a Shakespeare comedy performed in dance. The process of developing a character through movement and pantomime is one that often takes a close collaboration between dancer and choreographer. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 33236 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] Developing Character Through Dance Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-june-19-2012 <p>The Kansas school finance trial enters its third week. A plan to replace Medicaid in Kansas drew criticism at its first public hearing.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a double dose of Shakespeare in Kansas City.&nbsp; That &amp; more news from KCUR.</p><p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 14:06:20 +0000 Maria Carter 19631 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, June 19, 2012