HEATHERS THE MUSICAL opens June 15 at the Arts Asylum, 824 E. Meyer Blvd.

Summer Theater in South KC

By Kady Cramer

The Trip to Bountiful

Belton’s Main Street Theater, 510 Main Street, presents the touching story about an elderly woman’s journey to return home one last time before she passes. The Trip to Bountiful opens Friday, June 3 and runs through June 19.  The play was made into an award-winning movie in 1985. Admission is $17 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), youth and students. Reservations are strongly encouraged; all tickets sales are at the door. Call 816-406-9422 to save your seat.

The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote opens Friday, June 3 rd for three weeks on the historic Main Street
Theater stage in Belton.

Heathers: The Musical 

The Arts Asylum, 824 E Meyer Blvd, concluded their season with Heathers: The Musical on June 15-25. The play is produced by Faust Theatre. The musical is based on the cult classic 1989 film and tells of a misfit young woman who wants to be part of the Heathers, a popular yet cruel clique of girls. When her dreams of popularity come true, she is reminded that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder to be a somebody. Tickets run $20 at lickitupbaby.eventbrite.com and at the door.

The Addams Family Musical 

The Leawood Stage Company will be featuring The Addam’s Family Musical at Ironwood’s Park, 14701 Mission Rd., July 14-17 and 21-28 at 8pm. The musical is based off of the popular 1960s sitcom that depicted a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre. In the play, the Addams host a dinner for their daughter Wednesday and her normal boyfriend and his parents. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.leawoodstageco.org.

Theater in the Park 

The Light Performing Arts Center & Flex Theater will be presenting two outdoor productions this year at Belton’s Memorial Park on June 17 and 18.  The Peculiar based entourage will feature Shrek the Musical on Friday, June 17 and Cinderella on June 18.  Both shows are free. Concessions will be available, no coolers allowed. For more information, visit www.beltonp

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