From four different prisons over 27 years of confinement, Nelson Mandela penned a multitude of letters to prison authorities, government officials, compatriots and, most memorably, his wife Winnie and his five children.
Kansas City is at the vanguard of what Jeremy Nowak, and his co-author Bruce Katz, see as a positive trend in societal problem solving: a shift from increasingly dysfunctional models of national governance to more flexible, multi-stakeholder forms of local authority.
After five weeks of drama classes the Young Actors Workshop participants in the need an audience.
Enjoy comedic and dramatic performances by children ages 3-17 taught by theatre instructor John Mulvey, who holds a Bachelor of Theatre Arts degree from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.
Adapted from the award-winning picture book by Janell Cannon, this production follows the adventures of a lost baby bat – Stellaluna – who is separated from her mother and lands in a nest full of birds. It’s a clever variation on the ugly duckling’s lesson of acceptance.
Doors open: 8 pm • Program: 8:45 pm
Sad-sack Seymour (Rick Moranis) works at Mushnik’s, a Skid Row flower shop, crooning and crushing on his coworker Audrey (Ellen Greene), girlfriend to a dastardly dentist (Steve Martin). While shopping during a solar eclipse, Seymour picks up a mysterious plant. He names it “Audrey II,” and soon discovers it has a... unique appetite. As the greenery -- and business at the flower shop -- grows, the hungry plant begins singing for a more substantial supper.