February 18, 2016

Press coverage for Michelle T. Johnson's "Justice in the Embers"

In a rare intersection of journalism and theater, StoryWorks KC brings to The Living Room Theatre a play about the tragic 1988 explosion that killed six Kansas City firefighters, the resulting convictions, and lingering questions brought to the forefront by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Mike McGraw, who began this reporting while at The Kansas City Star.Written by MDC playwright Michelle T. Johnson.

Kansas City Star: 'Justice in the Embers' dramatizes lingering questions in 1988 disaster

Kansas City Star: Journalism on stage: ‘Justice in the Embers’ opens at the Living Room

Kansas City Star: Truth Onstage: An elusive goal, an infinite quest

The Pitch: An unusual collaboration takes an even stranger turn, thanks to the Supreme Court

Flatland KC: Commentary | ‘But The Questions Sure Do Linger.’

Flatland KC: Commentary | A KC crime, a Netflix doc, and justice 

Flatland KC: Commentary | Putting a 'Solid Rocket Booster' On My Journalism

KCUR: Journalists And Actors Collaborate To Re-Tell The Story Of A Legendary Kansas City Crime 

KCUR: Local Production Explores Mysteries Of Deadly 1988 Explosion