To get a new musical on Broadway, it seems producers have to adapt a familiar movie, even an animated one, to get the show in front of an audience. Still, there are composers who shun what's popular for what's interesting or even strange. Two Kansas City theatre companies are about to stage shows whose subject matter lands far afield from/of The Lion King.
By Steve Walker
Kansas City, MO – The productions of Side Show at Barn Players in Mission and No Way to Treat A Lady at Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in Midtown both close March 1, 2009.
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