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HOT TOWN: BEST IN SUMMER MUSIC, THEATER AND DANCE

By Paul Horsley
These days the arts scene during KC’s summer is about as active as it is during the regular season. Plus you don’t have to dress up. Here are our some of our tips for the warm months.
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MAY
Through June 11: Kansas City Actors Theatre: The Realistic Joneses; Will Eno’s haunting comedy tells of two couples who believe their odd, sudden appearance in the same rural town is a coincidence (but it’s not). John Rensenhouse directs a cast of top KC actors.

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THE WAY WE TALK: KCAT presents stern, witty play about life, ennui, dying

By Paul Horsley
If we were to write out our conversation the way we actually speak, it might look like the scrawled musings of a child. Or it might look a bit like Will Eno’s play The Realistic Joneses, a striking piece of theater that had its Broadway premiere in 2014 and was proclaimed, by Charles Isherwood in The New York Times, as “far and away … the most stimulating, adventurous and flat-out good play to be produced on Broadway this year.

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