Man in Love - Kansas City Repertory Theatre

Man in Love

Apr 29 - May 28 at Copaken Stage

In a segregated Depression-era city, rent parties rage above, while men hungry for work and love roam the streets. A string of murders occurs but no one suspects the killer is the quiet, charming librarian, Paul Pare Jr. Reactions vary across the city, and as we watch the word spread from person to person, we wonder if the killer’s violence will extend to those closest to him. Written by Kansas City native Christina Anderson the story examines a world where a criminal and his victims can get lost in the crowd.

Adult content and language. Appropriate for ages 16+

Written By
CHRISTINA ANDERSON Directed By
MARISSA WOLF Sponsored by Copaken Family Fund

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at Copaken Stage

Preview Performance
Opening Night
  1. Apr
    23
  2. Apr
    24
  3. Apr
    25
  4. Apr
    26
  5. Apr
    27
  6. Apr
    28
  7. Apr
    29
    8:00PM
  8. Apr
    30
  9. May
    1
  10. May
    2
    7:00PM
  11. May
    3
  12. May
    4
    7:00PM
  13. May
    5
  14. May
    68:00PM
  15. May
    72:00PM
  16. May
    8
  17. May
    9
  18. May
    107:00PM
  19. May
    11
  20. May
    128:00PM
  21. May
    132:00PM
  22. May
    14
  23. May
    15
  24. May
    167:00PM
  25. May
    17
  26. May
    187:00PM
  27. May
    19
  28. May
    208:00PM
  29. May
    212:00PM
  30. May
    22
  31. May
    23
  32. May
    247:00PM
  33. May
    25
  34. May
    268:00PM
  35. May
    273:00PM
  36. May
    287:00PM
  37. May
    29
  38. May
    30
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    31
  40. Jun
    1
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    3

Meet the Cast & Company

About the writer

Christina Anderson

Christina Anderson’s plays include "The Ashes Under Gait City," "Good Goods," "Blacktop Sky," "Hollow Roots," "How to Catch Creation" and "Drip." Her work has appeared at The Contemporary American Theater Festival, Penumbra, Yale Rep, A.C.T., The Public Theater, Crowded Fire and other theaters all over the country. American Theater Magazine selected her as one of the 15 up-and-coming artists 'whose work will be transforming America’s stages for decades to come.' For two consecutive years, her plays have appeared as one of the top recommendations on The Kilroy’s List, an annual industry survey of excellent new works by female playwrights. Born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, Anderson obtained her B.A. from Brown University and an M.F.A from the Yale School of Drama’s playwriting Program.