We are excited to announce that after a comprehensive national search, Stuart Carden has been selected as Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s next artistic director. He will join Angela Lee Gieras, Executive Director of KCRep, as co-leader of our region’s flagship theatre and professional theatre in residence at UMKC.

Stuart boasts an outstanding record of artistic excellence and leadership experience at theatres like ours across the country, and we are thrilled that he will soon join us in our work to produce theatre that reflects the passions, curiosity, and stories of the diverse communities that make up our vibrant city.

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