Welcome to the Press Room for Kansas City Repertory Theatre, our online resource for journalists. Here you will find press releases about this season, events and news. You may also access our production and rehearsal photos by visiting our Flickr page. For more information or additional information, please contact Tammy Cunningham at cunninghamt@kcrep.org. Thank you!

Press Releases

Sept. 2 Celebrated Latin American Actor Mauricio Martínez to star as Che in Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s EVITA

Aug. 16 Kansas City Repertory Theatre Opens 2016-17 Season with Evita

Mar. 21 Kansas City Repertory Theatre A Fearless Fête – KC Rep Rocks Friday, May 20 at The NEWLY RENOVATED Spencer Theatre

Mar. 2 Kansas City Repertory Theatre 2015-16 Season Continues with an innovative new production of The Fantasticks, the longest-running musical in Off-Broadway history

Jan. 11 Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Cast for World Premiere of D. Tucker Smith’s Roof of the World 

Jan. 7 KC Rep Announces Renewal of Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant in Support of Playwright-in-Residence Nathan Louis Jackson

Jan. 5 Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Acclaimed Cast for The Diary of Anne Frank 

Dec. 16 Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Additional Dates for Origin KC New Works Festival 

Nov. 9  Kansas City Repertory Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team of David Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries

Oct. 28 Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s A Christmas Carol in GRAND RE-OPENING of NEWLY RENOVATED Spencer Theatre

Oct. 28 Kansas City Repertory Theatre and UMKC Foundation Announce KC Rep Capital Campaign Goal of $5M EXCEEDED by $667,176

Oct. 7 Kansas City Repertory Theatre 2015-16 Season Continues with the WORLD PREMIERE of Michael Benjamin Washington’s Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin

Sept. 22 Burns & McDonnell CEO Greg Graves Named Chair of Kansas City Repertory Theatre Board of Directors (PDF)

Aug 18 KC Rep Opens 2015-16 Season with the legendary musical Sunday in the Park with George in Unique Partnership with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (PDF)

July 29  La Jolla Playhouse and KC Rep Announce Cast and Creative Team for Blueprints To Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin (PDF)

May 11 Kansas City Repertory Theatre and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Partner to Present Sunday in the Park with George

Apr 28: KC Rep Concludes with Innovative Staging of New Rock Musical Sticky Traps (PDF)

Apr 28 Kansas City Repertory Theatre 50th Anniversary Concludes with Innovative Staging of New Rock Musical Stillwater

Apr 27: KC Rep and UMKC Announce Spencer Theatre Groundbreaking Ceremony (PDF)

Apr 13: A Fearless Fête – The Next 50 Years Friday, May 29 at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland (PDF)

Mar 24: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with Sticky Traps (PDF)

Mar 10: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with HAIR: Retrospection (PDF)

Feb. 3: Spencer Theatre Renovation Fundraising Surpasses $4.7 Million (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Renovation renderings

Jan. 23: David Cromer’s Production of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America Continues KC Rep’s 50th Anniversary Season (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season art, headshots

Jan. 8: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with An Iliad (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season art, Rehearsal photos 

Jan. 6: Acclaimed Cast for David Cromer’s Production of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America Announced (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season art, headshots

Nov. 11: The Santaland Diaries Returns by Popular Demand (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Headshots & Photos

Nov. 4: KC Rep Announces Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation Matching Challenge for 50th Anniversary (PDF)

Nov. 3: KC Reps A Christmas Carol Kicks Off Holiday Season(PDF)
Related Multimedia: Production photos

Oct. 29: KC Rep Announces New Artistic Staff (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Headshots 

Oct. 14: Internationally Acclaimed Director David Cromer to Direct KC Rep’s Angels in America (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season art and headshots

Sept. 17: 50th Anniversary Season Continues with Ayad Akhtar’s The Who & The What  (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Production photos

Sept. 2: KC Rep and UMKC Co-Host FREE 50th Anniversary Block Party (PDF)

Aug. 12: KC Rep 50th Anniversary Opens with David Cromer’s Our Town (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season art, rehearsal photos

July 30: Tickets Now On Sale for All Productions of 50th Anniversary 2014-15 Season (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Season Artwork (album)

July 22: KC Rep Announces Our Town Heroes (PDF)
Nomination form (Link)

July 1: KC Rep Announces Changes in the Artistic Staff (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Photos of Kyle Hatley (album)

June 9: KC Rep Brings Back Cromer and Griffin for 50th Anniversary Season: 2014-15 Line-Up Presents Theatre That Transforms Cultural, Artistic, and Political Paradigms (PDF)

June 4: Hall Family Foundation Pledges $3 Million to Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s 50th Anniversay Project for Spencer Theatre Renovation (PDF)
Related Multimedia: Renderings of Spencer Theatre (album)