Hello! Thank you for reaching out! Here is more information about the reading of Prisca Jebet Kendagor's new play "Family Spouses (A Christmas Story)".
When: December 2nd at 7:30pm
Where: Capsule 1664 Broadway Boulevard, Kansas City Missouri
What: "Family Spouses (A Christmas Story)"
Synopsis: This comedy takes a look at a close knit group of adult cousins that get together for christmas every year and the spouses that marry in to the family.
Tickets: Admission is free at the door and seating is first come first serve. If you would like to donate to KCPublic Theatre and become a "Friend" we will reserve you a seat.
Donation Link: https://kcpublictheatre.org/support/
About the playwright:
Prisca Jebet Kendagor is an African American female playwright and producer based out of Kansas City, MO. She has taught playwriting with The Coterie Theatre and The KC Black Rep. Having started writing when she was twelves years old she has 20+ years of writing experience, along with her acting experience on the stage. In 2018 her play “Adulting: A Parody” won Best of Venue at the Kansas City Fringe Festival, and ranked number three on the most attended list at the festival. In 2019 her play “T Money Is Cancelled” was critically acclaimed at the same festival. In the spring of that same year her play “Seven and Ten” was chosen to be part of The Last Frontier New Play Festival in Valdez, AK and her play “The Matriarchy” was received at the Women's Theatre Festival in Raleigh, NC that same summer. She is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild, and loves what she does.
Markeyta Young (Credits: KCPublic Theatre, U People)
Tinashe Mukoyi ( Credits: Inge Theatre)
Ai Vy Bui ( Credits:The Coterie, The Unicorn, KCPublic)
Liz Kerlin (Credits: The Fishtank, Heart of America Shakespeare Festival)
Bree Patterson (Credits: KCRep, Faust Theatre)
Terraye Watson (Credits: KC Melting Pot, KC Black Rep)
Nathan Bowman (Credits: KCPublic Theatre)
About Theatre Lab:
Every month, Kansas City Public Theatre presents new and experimental work in development by area artists as well as work which reflects the unique history and culture of Kansas City, MO. Experience the creation of new work and support area artists as they put new ideas to the stage! TO SUBMIT: Send your project idea/play and headshot to [email protected] with the subject “Theatre Lab.” All performances should be 30-90min in length.
Elizabeth Bettendorf Bowman
Executive Artistic Director
Kansas City Public Theatre