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A Moon for the Misbegotten

by Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Mark Robbins
September 12 – 30, 2018
City Stage at Union Station

Featuring
Brian Paulette
Ashley Pankow
Victor Raider-Wexler
Chris Roady
Charlie Spillers

Kansas City Actors Theatre returns to the Tyrone family from our 2013 production “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” in Eugene O’Neill’s final play, “A Moon for the Misbegotten.” KCAT artist Brian Paulette re-inhabits the role of Jamie Tyrone as he visits a recently-inherited tenement farm. There he connects with the salty Irish farmer Phil Hogan and his larger-than-life daughter, Josie. In a moving exploration of humanity at its basest and most beautiful, Jamie fights to come to grips with what he perceives to be his wasted life, while Josie faces her own long hidden desires, and the two lost souls spend an evening under the moonlight where the raw intensity of their true feelings is revealed. A rare sympathetic turn from the Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning O’Neill, this play offers powerful reflections on desire, family and sacrifice.

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Blithe Spirit

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A Moon for the Misbegotten

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Blithe Spirit

by Noel Coward
Directed by Doug Weaver
August 8 – 26, 2018
City Stage at Union Station

Featuring
Cinnamon Schultz
Coleman Crenshaw
Vanessa Severo
Jan Rogge
Matt Rapport
Cheryl Weaver
& Margaret Shelby

When successful novelist Charles Condomine hires a psychic as research for his new book, he ends up encountering the unexpected – the ghost of his first wife! Now he must balance his new (and very much alive!) wife with an increasingly incensed ghost in this witty comedy of manners from Noel Coward. Widely considered a theatrical masterpiece, and certainly Coward’s spookiest story, this smart and supernatural comedy is filled with rich characters, as well as a few spirited and theatrical surprises.

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Formed by a veteran collective of artists, the Actors Theatre brings professional drama to Kansas City, in a vibrant presentation for the virtual age.  Each production is an experience, bringing the actors and their words into focus.

Our mission is to showcase the finest talents of Kansas City’s professional theatre community by bringing our audiences exceptional, artist-driven productions of classic and modern classic plays.

Nearly all income goes to pay the best local actors, designers and technicians, so that the art of theatre can flourish in Kansas City.