Welcome to Fear City - Kansas City Repertory Theatre

Welcome to Fear City

Apr 28 - May 27 at Copaken Stage

In this electrifying and alive story, a South Bronx boy searches for his poetic voice and wrestles with his identity. His neighborhood fights to survive following the 1977 blackout that rattled New York City and jump-started the hip-hop revolution.

Step inside the play thru music! Director Chip Miller has created this WELCOME TO FEAR CITY playlist to help set the mood:

Sponsored by…








William J. & Frances Lynn




Copaken Stage Series Restaurant Sponsor:


Written by
Kara Lee Corthron Directed by
Chip Miller Scenic Design
Brittany Vasta Costume Design
LA Clevenson Lighting Design
Michelle Harvey Sound Designer
Jessica Paz Projections Designer
John Narun

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at Copaken Stage

Preview Performance
Opening Night
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  1. Apr
    22
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    28
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    8:00PM
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    7:00PM
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    2:00PM
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    2:00PM
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    7:00PM
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    8:00PM
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    3:00PM
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    7:00PM
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Christopher Reed Brown

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Walter Coppage

KCRep: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Fences, A Raisin in the Sun, A Christmas Carol, Carter’s

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Rat, Ensemble
Nedra Dixon

KCRep: A Raisin In The Sun. Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tours: Bubblin’ Brown Sugar; Tintypes; Hair; Jesus Christ Superstar; Godspell; By

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Jamal James

KCRep: debut. New York: Jericho (Attic Theater Company); For Vixens Who’ve Considered Homicide When the Video Was Too Much (American

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Jacques, Vagrant, Benji
Brandon J. Pierce

KCRep: debut. Off-Broadway: Exit Strategy (Primary Stages). Regional: Troilus and Cressida, The Taming of the Shrew (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival); Exit

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Brianna Woods

KCRep: Between the Lines, A Raisin in the Sun, A Christmas Carol. Local: Garfield: A Musical with Cattitude (The Coterie);

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