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Vintage drama about Henry David Thoreau is dated but provocative

“The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail” was written by the authors of “Inherit the Wind”

The play shows its age but the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre production makes an impression

Written in the late 1960s, it played to draft-age college students during the Vietnam War



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Enter to Win 4 tickets to Kansas City Ballet’s All-New production of The Nutcracker on Friday, Dec 11 at 7:30pm at the Kauffman Center.

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Kansas City flips the switch on holiday events

The performing arts will take center stage for the holidays the next two weeks

Author Gillian Flynn turns on the Plaza lights on Thanksgiving night

Things will really heat up Friday and Saturday, with Santa’s arrival and the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting at Crown Center.