June 8, 2016

Michelle T. Johnson's "Final Arrangements" Reading June 13

Playwright Michelle T. Johnson's latest play finds a funeral director having to figure out what to do when he has one dead husband and two unsuspecting widows to bury him. It's a drama. No, it's a comedy. Well, it's kinda both.

Starring Donette Coleman, Sherri Roulette-Mosley and Harvey Williams with stage directions by Rasheedat Badejo. Directed by Elizabeth Herron.

Monday, June 13 at the Midwest Dramatists Center, 3607 Pennsylvania. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The reading is at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a talkbalk to discuss the reading.

As with all MDC readings, no reservation required and it's FREE!

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May 11, 2016

KC Repertory Theatre Reading of "Rights of Passage" by Michelle T. Johnson May 14






After killing an unarmed black man, a white cop seeks representation at a small law firm, only to find himself caught in an explosive power struggle. KC playwright Michelle Johnson’s work has been seen at KC Melting Pot Theater and NYC’s Rhymes Over Beats Theater Company.
Directed by Sidonie Garrett.

The Kansas City Repertory Theatre will give a stage reading of Michelle T. Johnson's Rights of Passage as part of their OriginKC New Works Festival Industry Weekend. 5pm Saturday, May 14 at the Copaken Stage.Free to the public.

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May 9, 2016

Ry Kincaid's "Death of a Moose" Reading May 9

In Ry Kincaid’s Death of a Moose, three actors portray beloved storybook characters in a children’s play. At intermission, they discuss nihilism, Wild Turkey, and public television. Will the moose, chicken, and skunk finish the play before an act of caribouicide?

Starring Hannah Freeman, Mike Ott, and Timothy Russell

Monday, May 9 at the Midwest Dramatists Center, 3607 Pennsylvania. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The reading begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a talkback to discuss the play. As with all MDC readings, no reservations required and it's FREE!