The holiday season is in full swing in Kansas City. The holiday lights on the Plaza were turned on Thanksgiving night and the Mayor’s Christmas tree was lighted at Crown Center on Friday evening.
There are many happenings in Kansas City over the next week, some relating directly to the Christmas season. Check out these happenings in Kansas City:
Calvin Coolidge Kansas City native and nationally known comedian performs every Saturday at The Stonewall Inn in Lenexa.
A Christmas Carol performed by the Kansas City Repertory Theater, running now through December 26.
The Salvation of Iggy Scrooge at the Unicorn Theatre, co-produced by the UMKC Theatre Department, beginning December 3 and running through December 24. Iggy is a rock-n-roll superstar who is burned out until he is visited by the ghosts of Buddy Holly, Elvis and other rock greats.
The Writers Place Salon Monday November 28 at 7 PM at the Writers Place, the monthly open mic night. First Annual Phil Miller Scholarship and Holiday Open Mic, Sunday December 4 at 4 PM.
Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits Tour at the Midland December 4. Rick Springfield in concert, with special guest Drew6, December 3 at the Midland.
The Marvelous Wonderettes performed at the American Heartland Theater in Crown Center, now through December 24. This is a pop musical featuring songs from the 50’s and 60’s.
A Spectacular Christmas in Concert performed with the Musical Theater Heritage at the Off Center Theater in Crown Center. The show runs now through December 18 and features songs and stories of the season.
Charles Shaughnessy, is starring in Game Show at the New Theatre Restaurant now through January 22. The play is a comedy based on a live broadcast of a fictional television game show.
Christmas in Song, playing now through December 24 at the Quality Hill Playhouse and is the annual Christmas cabaret revue.
Seussical, at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, is running now through December 31. This is the critically acclaimed celebration of Dr. Seuss.
Holiday Glee featuring the Heartland Men’s Chorus at the Folly Theater in downtown Kansas City. This is the annual holiday show for the chorus. This year it is based on the popular television show Glee and will run from December 2 through December 4.
The Nutcracker performed by the Kansas City Ballet at the Kauffman Center. Magnificent sets and costumes for the holiday event.