2017-18 Season Tickets On Sale Now!

2017-18 Season Tickets On Sale Now!

2017-18 Season Tickets On Sale Now

$129 Early Bird Discount available through March 31 only!

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ASSASSINS Tickets On Sale Now

ASSASSINS Tickets On Sale Now

TICKETS HERE
or call Central Ticket Office at (816) 235-6222

directed by Michael Grayman

music direction by Gary Green

Widely considered the most controversial musical ever written, ASSASSINS premiered off-Broadway in 1990 at Playwrights Horizons and won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. A unique vision of America told through its villains instead of its heroes, ASSASSINS imagines the meeting and interaction of 4 successful and 5 would-be presidential assassins from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald.

May 24 – June 11, 2017 at Just …

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Announcing Jan 30 Spinning Tree Sings!

Announcing Jan 30 Spinning Tree Sings!

TICKETS HERE
or Central Ticket Office at (816) 235-6222

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Holiday Gift Certificates On Sale Now!

Holiday Gift Certificates On Sale Now!

Spinning Tree gift certificates are perfect for the holidays!
Treat your friends, family and co-workers to
Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (January 19 – February 5, 2017)
or Assassins (May 24 – June 11, 2017)

To order, call Spinning Tree Theatre at (816) 569-5277

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Meet the Cast and Director of SHIPWRECKED!

Meet the Cast and Director of SHIPWRECKED!

Charles Fugate (Louis de Rougemont) Spinning Tree: The Turn Of The Screw, A Little Night Music, Hello Again, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment 2013; 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. Living Room: Annapurna, Master Of The Universe, Carousel. Great Plains Theatre: Man of La Mancha (Quixote) and South Pacific (Emile); Metropolitan Ensemble: Ragtime (Father), Kander and Ebb’s Kiss of The Spiderwoman (Molina). Additional stage credits: Unicorn, Starlight, Coterie, Quality Hill, American …

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SHIPWRECKED! Tickets On Sale Now

SHIPWRECKED! Tickets On Sale Now

TICKETS Here
or call Central Ticket Office at (816) 235-6222

New production of an audience favorite! Original KC premiere by Spinning Tree in 2013. ‘The adventures of Louis de Rougemont – as told by himself’ was the publishing phenomenon of the 1890s. In his autobiography, which was serialized in Wide World magazine, Englishman de Rougemont described his incredible thirty-year adventure lost in the vast, unexplored wastes of the Australian outback. He sailed the high seas and met exotic islanders, flying wombats, giant sea turtles and an enormous …

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NINE Photos

NINE Photos

Vigthor Zophoniasson as Guido Contini conducting “Overture”

 

Vigthor Zophoniasson as Guido Contini

 

Lauren Braton as Luisa Contini

 

Judy Simmons as Guido’s Mother and Christian Harris as Young Guido

 

Angela Hagenbach as Liliane La Fleur with Ladies of “Folies Bergere”

 

Leah Swank-Miller as Carla Albanese

 

Taylor Harvey as Claudia Nardi

 

Ryan Tucker as Sarraghina

 

NINE pianists Pamela Baskin-Watson and Gary Green

 

The company of NINE

 

NINE photography by J. Robert Schraeder

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Feature: Kansas City Star on NINE

Feature: Kansas City Star on NINE

Theatre’s ‘Nine’ offers some firsts for Kansas City

by Harrison Hipp, The Kansas City Star

November 2, 2016

A week before the first dress rehearsal of “Nine,” cast members huddle around a piano wielded by Spinning Tree Theatre musical director Gary Green.

It’s an unusual group for a musical: All but one of the performers in the room are women.

“It is very rare to find so many strong female roles in a show,” says director Michael Grayman, explaining why he and Spinning Tree co-founder Andrew Parkhurst chose this Broadway …

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Meet the Cast of NINE

Meet the Cast of NINE

Vigthor Zophoniasson (Guido Contini) Spinning Tree: A Little Night Music, Master Class, The Fantasticks. Vigthor is a cross-over artist performing in opera, musical theatre and puppetry. Locally, he has appeared in shows for Quality Hill Playhouse, Theatre for Young America, Musical Theater Heritage, Chestnut Fine Arts, Springfield Regional Opera, Great Plains Theatre and Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Recently, Vigthor appeared as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables with Hope Summer Repertory Theatre. Last year, he made his professional directorial debut with The Legend of Sleepy …

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REVIEW: Kansas City Star on LADY DAY

REVIEW: Kansas City Star on LADY DAY

Spinning Tree Theatre’s ‘Lady Day’ Makes for a Memorable Night

August 14, 2016

Christine Pivovar, The Kansas City Star

…The tale of the sad performer whose substance abuse issues led to an untimely death is perhaps one of the most well-trodden modern myths, and “Lady Day” certainly fits into the genre. But this production feels authentic and independent, thanks to the strength of Dixon as a performer and the liveliness of her stories.

Read the full review here

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