"The Book of Genesis, among its many themes, is about family - many, many families, and the challenges they face. Spinning Tree Theatre's Children of Eden Jr., a compilation of family-centered Genesis stories (streaming July 16-18), is a fitting reflection of the theater's new focus." - Deborah Hirsch
by Julie Denesha
December 30, 2020
"It’s almost become a Covid cliché: if a business or organization wanted to weather the pandemic, the only path was to 'pivot.' Or, in the case of Spinning Tree Theatre, to 'reimagine'—and not just find new ways to build audiences, but to broaden opportunities for the next generation.
"Two short pieces—a world premiere by a Kansas City playwright, and a Kansas City premiere from a world-famous artist—offer a glimpse of what already is, and what could be.
"The talent may be young, but the theatre they make is not; both works entertain while confronting difficult ideas..."