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The SYTE students and teaching artists in rehearsal
SYTE Class of 2017 in To Be Human
Students from the SYTE Class of 2017 in To Be Human
Students from the SYTE Class of 2017 in To Be Human
Students from the SYTE Class of 2017 in To Be Human


OriginKC


2017-18 Season

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Between the Lines

Arielle Jacobs
Curt Hansen
Emily Shackleford
Shanna Jones
Daryl Roth
Jodi Picoult
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Jeff Calhoun, Colleen Grate, Lindsay Davis
Timothy Allen Mcdonald, Daniel Green, Elyssa Samsel, Kate Anderson, Jodi Picoult
Jeff Calhoun
T. Eric Morris, Emily Shackelford, Shanna Jones, Arielle Jacobs
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Fences

Coming Soon

A Christmas Carol 2017

Eric Rosen
Eric Rosen
Eric Rosen
Eric Rosen

A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Coming Soon

Sex with Strangers

Chip Miller

Sweeney Todd

Coming Soon


2016-17 Season

Evita

The Invisible Hand

The Invisible Hand PR

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A Christmas Carol

The Santaland Diaries

Santaland Diaries 2016

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Side by Side by Sondheim

Oliver Thornton
Oliver Thornton
Jenny Ashman
Jenny Ashman
Orville Mendoza
Orville Mendoza
Shanna Jones
Shanna Jones
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Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim.
Oliver Thornton and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim.
Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman and Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman and Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones, Orville Mendoza, Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones, Orville Mendoza, Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones, Orville Mendoza, Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones, Orville Mendoza, Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman and Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman and Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones and Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Jenny Ashman, Shanna Jones and Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Orville Mendoza, Jenny Ashman, and Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Orville Mendoza, Jenny Ashman, and Shanna Jones in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones, Oliver Thornton, Jenny Ashman, and Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones, Oliver Thornton, Jenny Ashman, and Orville Mendoza in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones, Oliver Thornton, and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Shanna Jones, Oliver Thornton, and Jenny Ashman in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Shanna Jones, and Jenny Ashman (behind) in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver
Oliver Thornton, Shanna Jones, and Jenny Ashman (behind) in Side by Side by Sondheim. PHOTO: Cory Weaver

Constellations

Bree Elrod
Tuc Watkins
Eric Rosen
Eric Rosen
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Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard
Bree Elrod and Tuc Watkins in CONSTELLATIONS. Photo by Ken Howard

A Raisin in the Sun

Rufus Burns
Carwin Cooper
Walter Coppage
Nedra Dixon
D'Andre McKenzie
Tosin Morohunfolo
Reonan Nelson II
Greta Oglesby
Lanise Antoine Shelley
Craig S Thompson
Brianna Woods
Donovan Woods
Chip Miller
Marissa Wolf
Marissa Wolf
Marissa Wolf
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Walter (Tosin Morohunfola) and Beneatha (Brianna Woods) dance. Photo by Cory Weaver
Travis (Reonan Nelson II) sits with Mama (Greta Oglesby). Photo by Cory Weaver
Walter (Tosin Morohunfola) pleads with Mama (Greta Oglesby). Photo by Cory Weaver
Travis (Reonan Nelson II), Mama (Greta Oglesby), and Ruth (Lanise Antoine Shelley) receive the life insurance check. Photo by Cory Weaver
The cast of A Raisin in the Sun Photo by Cory Weaver

What Would Crazy Horse Do?

Amy Attaway
Christopher Reed Brown
Jason Chanos
Roseanne Supernault
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Calvin (Christopher Reed Brown) and Journey (Roseanne Supernault) Photo by Cory Weaver
Rebel (Jason Chanos) and Calvin (Christopher Reed Brown) Photo by Cory Weaver
Rebel (Jason Chanos) and Journey (Roseanne Supernault) Photo by Cory Weaver
Rebel (Jason Chanos), Calvin (Christopher Reed Brown) and Evan (Amy Attaway) Photo by Cory Weaver
Journey (Rosanne Supernault) Photo by Cory Weaver
Calvin (Christopher Reed Brown) and Journey (Roseanne Supernault) Photo by Cory Weaver
The cast of What Would Crazy Horse Do?: Christopher Reed Brown, Rosanne Supernault, Jason Chanos and Amy Attaway. Photo by Cory Weaver

Man in Love

Rufus Burns
Justin Barron
Bianca Leigh
Michael Pauley
Emily Shackleford
Dianne Yvette
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Leigh (Justin Barron) and Hazel (Emily Shackleford) Photo by Cory Weaver
Darlynn (Dianne Yvette) and Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver
Leigh (Justin Barron) and Hazel (Emily Shackleford) Photo by Cory Weaver
Bernice (Bianca Leigh) and Walker (Michael R Pauley) Photo by Cory Weaver
Leigh (Justin Barron), Hazel (Emily Shackleford) and Walker (Michael R Pauley) Photo by Cory Weaver
Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver
Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver
Walker (Michael R Pauley) and Leigh (Justin Barron) Photo by Cory Weaver
Darlynn (Dianne Yvette) and Bernice (Bianca Leigh) Photo by Cory Weaver
Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver
Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver
Paul Pere Jr. (Rufus Burns) Photo by Cory Weaver

Anthony and Cleopatra

OriginKC: Monday Night Playwright Series



Past Seasons

2015-16

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
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
July 29  La Jolla Playhouse and KC Rep Announce Cast and Creative Team for Blueprints To Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin
May 11 Kansas City Repertory Theatre and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Partner to Present Sunday in the Park with George



2014-15

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
Apr 13: A Fearless Fête - The Next 50 Years Friday, May 29 at Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland
Mar 24: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with Sticky Traps
Mar 10: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with HAIR: Retrospection
Feb. 3: Spencer Theatre Renovation Fundraising Surpasses $4.7 Million
Jan. 23: David Cromer's Production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America Continues KC Rep's 50th Anniversary Season
Jan. 8: KC Rep Continues 50th Anniversary Season with An Iliad
Jan. 6: Acclaimed Cast for David Cromer's Production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America Announced
Nov. 11: The Santaland Diaries Returns by Popular Demand
Nov. 4: KC Rep Announces Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation Matching Challenge for 50th Anniversary
Nov. 3: KC Reps A Christmas Carol Kicks Off Holiday Season(PDF)
Oct. 29: KC Rep Announces New Artistic Staff (PDF)
Oct. 14: Internationally Acclaimed Director David Cromer to Direct KC Rep's Angels in America
Sept. 17: 50th Anniversary Season Continues with Ayad Akhtar's The Who & The What 
Sept. 2: KC Rep and UMKC Co-Host FREE 50th Anniversary Block Party
Aug. 12: KC Rep 50th Anniversary Opens with David Cromer's Our Town
July 30: Tickets Now On Sale for All Productions of 50th Anniversary 2014-15 Season