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What We Can Learn From Hamilton

Hamilton. You’ve heard about it – the show that turned Broadway on its ear, winning eleven Tony Awards, and moving audiences to pay thousands – yes THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS – for a single ticket is a lesson for us all – from the kids who are learning to love American history again to theater lovers […]

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EVITA – IN HISTORY AND THEATRE

The working people of Argentina stand on the ground in masses looking up at the First Lady, their savior, on the balcony as she sings to them “Don’t cry for me Argentina. The truth is I never left you.” Argentina was dominated by men, yet one woman rose from the slums to change it forever. Her […]

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TIMELINE – ROOF OF THE WORLD

In KC Rep’s latest production, Roof of the World, the events that take place are fictitious, yet are based around the events of the historical Great Game. Click the image below to view the timeline and discover the history behind Roof of the World.     The Roof of the World will be performed at […]

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ROOF OF THE WORLD – SCENE SHOP

Set in the late 1800’s, both a spy adventure story and a drama of a British family caught in a political crisis, Roof of the World is a sweeping romance that takes place on two continents during Queen Victoria’s rule. The action follows a young British explorer and an Indian spy in disguise as they […]

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 Know Before You Go – Roof of the World – The Great Game

What’s the Real Story behind Roof of the World? With a unique aesthetic built from a Victorian-era landscape of spies, romance, and adventure comes an enticing series that will not only entertain you, but will ask you; what is the real story behind Roof of the World? Roof of the World is an extraordinary story […]

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Know Before You Go: Anne’s Life

Before attending KC Rep's The Diary of Anne Frank, take a look at Anne's timeline to help bring into perspective the events that took place during her life. The top portion of the timeline explores the national and global events, and below is the history of the Frank family. From the end of World War I, to the publishing of Anne's diary, follow the life of Anne and her family in Nazi Germany.

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SPENCER THEATRE TO HOST ANNE FRANK EXHIBITION

KC Rep is honored to be a stop on the 2016 world tour of The Anne Frank Center’s exhibition entitled “Anne Frank: A History for Today’.  This specially-designed traveling exhibit is used to educate visitors of all ages about the dangerous consequences of intolerance to all communities. Examining World War II and the Holocaust through the […]

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KC REP ANNOUNCES ROOF OF THE WORLD CAST

Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Eric Rosen is pleased to announce the cast of the World Premiere of D. Tucker Smith’s Roof of the World. Both a spy adventure and a drama of a British family caught in a political crisis, Roof  is a sweeping romance that takes place on two continents during Queen […]

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