Ric Averill http://kcur.org en 'Complete History Of Kansas' Shrunk To Sixty Minutes At Lawrence Arts Center http://kcur.org/post/complete-history-kansas-shrunk-sixty-minutes-lawrence-arts-center <p>For more than 35 years, the <a href="http://www.lawrenceartscenter.org/">Lawrence Arts Center</a> has run Summer Youth Theatre, an intensive theater arts program for kids in grades three through 12. This summer, the troupe has already tackled <em>Macbeth</em> and Gilbert and Sullivan's <em>Pirates of Penzance</em>. Opening this weekend is a newly commissioned play that, as its title implies, claims to present <em>The Complete History of Kansas in Sixty Minutes</em>.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker 40180 at http://kcur.org 'Complete History Of Kansas' Shrunk To Sixty Minutes At Lawrence Arts Center In And Out Of The Labyrinth http://kcur.org/post/and-out-labyrinth <p>Greek mythology is considered one of the major touchstones of Western culture. And modern literature abounds with references. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 31449 at http://kcur.org In And Out Of The Labyrinth "Desperate Times" in New Theatrical Venture http://kcur.org/post/desperate-times-new-theatrical-venture <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce1ab546245-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce1ab546245-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce1ab546245-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-842671.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – One would think that the current economic climate would make it difficult at best to kick off a new theatrical venture. But a Kansas City playwright and actor are doing just that.</p> Thu, 11 Jun 2009 14:51:00 +0000 Steve Walker 1500 at http://kcur.org "Desperate Times" in New Theatrical Venture KC Fringe Festival Presents Clown Ballet with a Serious Message http://kcur.org/post/kc-fringe-festival-presents-clown-ballet-serious-message <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce01efa9647-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce01efa9647-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce01efa9647-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-734280.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – EXTENDED RUN: August 1 - 3, American Heartland Theatre. At performance spaces throughout the city, over 50 events make up this year's <a href="http://www.kcfringe.org/">KC Fringe Festival</a>, a celebration of the off-beat, nontraditional, and avant-garde.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2008 16:55:00 +0000 Steve Walker 1225 at http://kcur.org KC Fringe Festival Presents Clown Ballet with a Serious Message