Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Oct 8Oct 27, 2024
Located atCopaken Stage
Written byLanie Robertson
Step into the smoky allure of this Tony Award-winning play and go on a spellbinding journey through the life and music of the iconic Billie Holiday.

Broke-ology

Broke-ology
Broke-ology
Feb 11Mar 2, 2025
Located atCopaken Stage
Written byNathan Louis Jackson
Celebrating the legacy of Nathan Louis Jackson, we revisit this smart, enduring, and quietly powerful play fifteen years after it first moved audiences on our stage.

Representatives for Those at Peace

Representatives for Those at Peace
Dec 2, 2023
A full-length play byMadeline Easley

In partnership with The Great Plains Theatre Commons (GPCT), Tofte Lakes Center, and Tulsa Artists fellowship, KCRep has inaugurated the Four Directions Playwright Residency for Native and Indigenous playwrights. In collaboration, each organization created a weeklong residency for Madeline Easley, over a one-year timeframe.

The culminating workshop and reading will take place on December 2nd at 5pm at Copaken Stage.

A panel discussion and project …

KCRep Gala 2024

Gala 60
KCRep Gala 2024
Apr 5, 2024

Thank you!
Thank you for sharing the evening with us in celebration of KCRep’s 60th anniversary; your generous support raised over $600,000!
Save the date: our 2025 Gala
will be on March 29th, 2025!

Make a donation

Event Photos by Rivas Media
Photobooth Gallery by Photo Bus

A Christmas Carol 2023

A Christmas Carol 2023
Nov 21Dec 24, 2023
Based on the book by:Charles Dickens
Adapted for the Stage by:Geoff Elliott
Directed by:Jason Chanos
Located at:Spencer Theatre
For over 40 years, Kansas City’s beloved tradition has created holiday memories for families all around our community, with all the heart and spectacle you’ve come to love… start your family tradition this year and create memories that will last for many Christmas’s to come!

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors
Apr 30May 19, 2024
Book and lyrics by:Howard Ashman
Music by:Alan Menken
Directed by:Artistic Director Stuart Carden
Located at:Spencer Theatre
Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant.

Nina Simone: Four Women

Nina Simone Four Women
Nina Simone: Four Women
Feb 13Mar 3, 2024
Written by:Christina Ham
Directed by:Malkia Stampley
Co-Produced withMilwaukee Repertory Theater
Mark Clements, Artistic Director, Chad Bauman, Executive Director
Located at:Copaken Stage
Described as “riveting, relevant and oh so real” (Broadway World), this deeply personal play with music imagines how the iconic chanteuse forged her true calling–and gave voice to countless other Black women fighting to overcome stereotypes and racism.

What the Constitution Means to Me

What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me
Oct 24Nov 12, 2023
Written by:Heidi Schreck
Directed by:Amy Anders Corcoran
Regional Premiere
Located at:Copaken Stage
Direct from Broadway, playwright Heidi Schreck’s boundary-breaking play breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans.

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac
Sep 5Sep 24, 2023
Written by:Edmond Rostand
Freely Adapted by:Martin Crimp
Directed by:Associate Artistic Director Nelson T. Eusebio III
Located at:Spencer Theatre
With all the timeless passion of the legendary Cyrano, this “breathtakingly exciting” (Evening Standard) theatrical tour-de-force is the celebratory kick-off to our 60th Anniversary Season.

KCRep Gala 2023

KCRep Gala 2023
Mar 31, 2023
Celebrate transformative theatre experiences with us at KCRep Gala: March 31, 2023!
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