Arts Corner

PRINCE SCHMINCE: Starlight hosts tour of Broadway ‘Cinderella’ that humanizes leads

By Paul Horsley
What if we made a Cinderella in which, instead of a noble prince rescuing a desperate girl, we tell a tale of two people sort of rescuing each other? That’s just what playwright Douglas Carter Beane set out to do in his new version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which was a hit on Broadway in 2013 and appears on tour as part of Starlight Theatre’s 2015 season starting July 7th.

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SUMMER IN THE CITY: KC arts flourish in the heat

By Paul Horsley
We selected some of the best KC summer events in music, dance and theater.
JUNE
Through 14: Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre; The Full Monty; The outrageous comedy concludes the group’s season. 816-569-3226 or metkc.org.
Through 14: Moonshine Variety Co.; Mother Freaking Hood; This musical comedy celebrates the joys and challenges of being a modern mom. Goppert Theatre, Avila University. mvtix.com.
Through 28: Quality Hill Playhouse; Judy Barbra Liza; J.

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