Meet the Cast of “13”

Meet the Cast of “13”

19 of Kansas City’s brightest stars-to-be are featured in the KC professional premiere of the Broadway musical “13”

 

Front row, L to R: Samuel Wise, Joshua L. Holloway, Cael Kuhn, Emerson Pereira, Janie Carr, Allison Banks
 Middle row, L to R: Holly Jackson, Darcie A. Hingula, Jordan Haas, Katie Hulla, Libby Terril, Sheridan Mirador, Callie Fabac
 Back row, L to R: Jackson Berland, Jared Berlin, Fisher Stewart, Jackson Tomlin, Jake Bartley, Devyn Trondson
(Photo: Grey Erin Rene)

 

(in alphabetical order)

Allison Banks (Patrice) Spinning Tree: A Little Night Music. Allison is a sophomore …

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REVIEW: The Pitch on “The Turn of the Screw”

REVIEW: The Pitch on “The Turn of the Screw”

Deborah Hirsch of The Pitch reviewed the October 16 performance:

Spinning Tree’s Turn of the Screw takes hold

The night I saw Spinning Tree Theatre’s Turn of the Screw, the Royals were in the third inning of the first ALCS game when the curtain went up. At the 80-minute show’s end, the home team was in the sixth — but I hadn’t given the game a thought during the play. I was too wrapped up in Jeffrey Hatcher’s two-actor adaptation of Henry James’ well-known ghost story…

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REVIEW: KCMetropolis on “The Turn of the Screw”

REVIEW: KCMetropolis on “The Turn of the Screw”

Nihan Yesil of KCMetropolis reviewed the October 17 performance:

Not your average ghost story

In author’s notes, Hatcher says that one of the goals in adapting the story was “to provide an opportunity for two bravura performances.” Two actors in this production, Nicole Marie Green and Charles Fugate, achieve just that.

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REVIEW: The Kansas City Star on “The Turn of the Screw”

REVIEW: The Kansas City Star on “The Turn of the Screw”

Robert Trussell of The Kansas City Star reviewed the October 18 performance:

Spinning Tree Theatre’s “The Turn of the Screw” is frightfully good

Two talented performers and a skilled director deliver a classy production of “The Turn of the Screw,” Jeffrey Hatcher’s two-actor adaptation of the classic ghost story by Henry James…

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REVIEW: BroadwayWorld on “The Turn of the Screw”

REVIEW: BroadwayWorld on “The Turn of the Screw”

BroadwayWorld.com reviewed the October 17 performance:

…Spinning Tree Theatre has again taken their productions to a new height, one that may be difficult for other companies to duplicate. Andrew Parkhurst, Managing Director, and Michael Grayman, Artistic Director, always bring entertainment of the highest quality to Kansas City stages. From lighting, scenic design, costuming and superb performances, everything in their productions helps to bring the magnetism of the stage to Kansas City audiences.

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PHOTOS: “The Turn of the Screw”

PHOTOS: “The Turn of the Screw”

Nicole Marie Green with Charles Fugate

 

Nicole Marie Green and Charles Fugate

 

Nicole Marie Green and Charles Fugate

 

Charles Fugate and Nicole Marie Green

 

THE TURN OF THE SCREW

Directed by Julie Shaw
Lighting Design by Shane Rowse
Costume Design by Georgianna Londré Buchanan
Scenic Design by Charles Moore
Photography by Manon Halliburton

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VIDEO: Kansas City Live welcomes “The Turn of the Screw”

VIDEO: Kansas City Live welcomes “The Turn of the Screw”

 

October 15, 2015

Actor Charles Fugate appeared on Kansas City Live to detail his multi-faceted role in Spinning Tree Theatre’s latest production.

 

To watch the video clip visit

Spinning Tree Theatre presents “The Turn of the Screw”

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Meet the Cast of “The Turn of the Screw”

Meet the Cast of “The Turn of the Screw”

Charles Fugate (The Man) Spinning Tree: A Little Night Music, Hello Again, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment. KC Rep: Sunday in the Park with George, Our Town, A Christmas Carol, The Foreigner, Cabaret, Carousel. KCAT: Journey’s End, Mousetrap, The Real Inspector Hound. The Living Room: Master Of The Universe, Carousel. Great Plains Theatre: Man of La Mancha (Quixote) & South Pacific (Emile); Metropolitan Ensemble: Ragtime (Father), Kander & Ebb’s Kiss of The Spiderwoman (Molina). Additional stage credits: The Unicorn, Starlight, The Coterie, QHP, AHT, HOA Shakespeare, New …

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“The Turn of the Screw” Single Tickets on Sale Now

“The Turn of the Screw” Single Tickets on Sale Now

TICKETS: CLICK HERE or call (816) 569-5277

TICKETS: CLICK HERE or call (816) 569-5277

A young governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently orphaned children, and realizes that they are not alone. Are they being haunted by ghosts, or by her fevered imagination? Henry James’ 1898 gothic thriller is brought to life with two of Kansas City’s finest actors in “a dazzling act of the imagination” (The New York Times).

Thursday, October 15 at 7:30pm
Friday, October 16 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 17 at …

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The Pitch Reviews “West Side Story”

The Pitch Reviews “West Side Story”

September 1, 2015

Deborah Hirsch, The Pitch

I confess I’m biased: I’ve always loved West Side Story. Fortunately for me — and for anyone else who cherishes the 1957 musical — Spinning Tree directors Andy Parkhurst and Michael Grayman do, too.

They met while appearing in a European tour of West Side Story in 1998. Grayman had worked under original choreographer and director Jerome Robbins (who won a Tony for this work) and Arthur Laurents, who wrote the book. They have both performed Robbins’ steps, and now they’ve …

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