City Theatre of Independence would like to invite you to attend our banquet in celebration of the completion of our 38th year of the production of live community theatre. Saturday, July 28th, 2018 6PM In the gym of the Roger T. Sermon Community Center Independence, Mo. catered by Nadlers ...
Saturday, July 28 2018 6:00 PM — 9:30 PM
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two “mature” cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on a TV show called The Kitchen Witches, the insults are flung harder than the f...
Thu, May 31 2018 7:30 PM — Sun, Jun 10 2018 4:00 PM
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251–183 BC), specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus, and Mostellaria, the musical tel...
Thu, Apr 5 2018 7:30 PM — Sun, Apr 15 2018 4:30 PM
Amanda Wingfield, a faded Southern belle of middle age, shares a dingy apartment with her son Tom and his slightly older sister, Laura. Amanda worries, especially about the future of her daughter Laura, a young woman with a limp. She has created a world of her own symbolized by her collection of ...
Thu, Jan 11 2018 7:30 PM — Sun, Jan 21 2018 4:00 PM
In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman, is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds, Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape, but she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller'...
Thu, Nov 2 2017 7:30 PM — Sun, Nov 12 2017 4:30 PM
Elwood P. Dowd is an affable man who claims to have an unseen (and presumably imaginary) friend Harvey — whom Elwood describes as a six-foot, three-and-one-half-inch tall pooka resembling an anthropomorphic rabbit. Elwood introduces Harvey to everyone he meets. His social-climbing sister, Veta, i...
Thu, Sep 7 2017 7:30 PM — Sun, Sep 17 2017 4:30 PM
Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house....
Thu, Jun 1 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, Jun 11 2017 4:00 PM
Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D’Illyria where a sci-fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by a sinister scientist, Dr. Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates; a...
Thu, Mar 30 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, Apr 9 2017 4:00 PM
Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determinedly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, arousing Livingstone’s suspicions further. Who killed...
Thu, Jan 5 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, Jan 15 2017 4:00 PM
This psychological drama is a thinking person’s Gothic thriller, a dark comedy that is both funny and frightening. On a snowy night, Inspector Ruffing is called to a remote house to investigate the headlong plunge of Patrick Roarke down the main staircase.
Thu, Nov 3 2016 8:00 PM — Sun, Nov 13 2016 4:30 PM