Kansas City Actors Theater Announces Second Season of Radio Drama, Launching 05/14 on KKFI and Online
The Kansas City Actors Theater has announced Season 2 of Kansas City Actors Radio Theater (“KCART”) starting Friday, May 14. Featuring metropolitan area actors and theater performers, KCART airs on 90.1 FM KKFI on Fridays at noon and available online through most major podcast distribution platforms.
Following its 26-episode first season, KCART Season 2 will feature an eclectic mix of classic radio plays, original stories and a new debate and game show format featuring notable figures from the Kansas arts community. City.
The original stories for season 2 include a limited episodic series, “Ca $ h 4 Carnage”, a grisly noir thriller written by UMKC graduate Khalif Gillett, about the price two men are willing to pay to make their dreams come true. in the medical field. Two original pieces written by the winners of our young writers competition last season, “Amplify: BIPOC Edition”, are also premiering, under the direction of our core KCAT artists.
KCART Season 2 will also launch a new talk show format featuring games and fun with illustrious members of the Kansas City theater community. There will be delicate and enlightening questions to bring out the strange and lively side of our guests for the enjoyment of our listeners.
Finally, the season will feature several new productions of classic radio plays, including suspense, comedy and more.
“It’s been so healthy for our creative souls to have an outlet, during this pandemic, where we can actually work on scripts,” says KCAT Artistic Committee Chairman John Rensenhouse. “Hats off to Radio Theater for giving us a chance to keep our theater muscles flexed and engage a good chunk of the acting talent pool here at KC. The mix of classic scripts with new scripts has been invigorating and invigorating. informative and we hope to continue learning and moving forward and producing top quality entertainment. “
Like Season 1, Season 2 will feature top local actors, including members of KCAT’s main arts society, Hillary Clemens, Walter Coppage, Nedra Dixon, Brian Paulette, Shawna Peña-Downing, Victor Raider-Wexler, John Rensenhouse, Jan Rogge, Cinnamon Schultz and Matt. Schwader.