Kansas playwright James Still hasn't lived in this area in years, but his plays make regular appearances here and throughout the U.S. He has a new one about Abraham Lincoln, opening at the Ford Theatre in D.C. in February for the 200th birthday anniversary; but tonight (Friday, January 30), another play, The Velvet Rut, receives its world premiere right here in Kansas City at the Unicorn Theatre.
Kansas City, MO – New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam recently visited with James Still to find out what shaped him as a playwright.
The Velvet Rut,
January 30-February 22, 2009
Directed by Joseph Price
Featuring Jim Korinke and Matthew Jayson Weiss
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