Opening This Weekend: The Laramie Project

Opening This Weekend: The Laramie Project

The dialogue and monologues which comprise The Laramie Project are taken from interviews, news reports, courtroom transcripts, and journal entries. It is an amazing theatrical collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.
KAT Announces 2016-2017 Season

KAT Announces 2016-2017 Season

Opening the season this fall will be the 1998 revival version of Kander and Ebb’s CABARET, followed by a play, to be announced at a later date, in the winter. Closing the season next spring is the world’s longest running musical, THE FANTASTICKS.
Production Help Needed

Production Help Needed

KAT is seeking production members for The Who’s Tommy. We are looking for Lighting Designer, Sound Designer, Costumer, Props Master, Set Dresser/Decoration, Projection Design, Stage Manager and run crew. Anyone interested should e-mail productionmanager@katonline.org and state what aspect of the production you are interested in working on. We look forward...
Call for Auditions: The Who's TOMMY

Call for Auditions: The Who’s TOMMY

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing, and the human psyche. After witnessing the accidental murder of his mother’s lover by his father, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia, and as he grows up, he suffers abuse at the hands...
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THE LARAMIE PROJECT: A Letter from Judy Shepard, Matthew's Mother

THE LARAMIE PROJECT: A Letter from Judy Shepard, Matthew’s Mother

“The Laramie Project with its powerful messages, unfortunately, continues to be relevant in the world today as you have unfortunately seen recently very close to home. Bullying, hate crimes, young people committing suicide because they are harassed and targeted for being who they are; all of these events surround us on a daily basis and...
KAT Junior Closes with a Great Run of SHREK

KAT Junior Closes with a Great Run of SHREK

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film. Tickets available at kat.ticketleap.com or at the door (cash only) on the day of performance.
A Great Run for Jesus Christ Superstar

A Great Run for Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar tells the biblical story of Jesus Christ's final days of life.
Thanks for making 2nd Stage's Disney's Aladdin JR a big success!

Thanks for making 2nd Stage’s Disney’s Aladdin JR a big success!

Performance Dates: October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 (CLOSED) Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle Directed by Fred Zirm Music Direction by Arielle Bayer Produced by Doe B. Kim Based on the 1992 Disney film, Aladdin...
Thanks for Making CHESS a Success

Thanks for Making CHESS a Success

From Bangkok to Budapest the players, lovers, politicians, and spies manipulate and are manipulated to the pulse of a monumental rock score that includes “One Night in Bangkok” and “Heaven Help My Heart.”
Launch of KAT Junior

Launch of KAT Junior

KAT Junior provides a safe learning environment with positive role models teaching open-mindedness and acceptance of others, while helping artists to be in tune with their emotions to inspire both individual expression and ensemble teamwork. KAT Junior teaches the positive impact of commitment and focus on a specific task, to accomplish something lasting and memorable,...
Willy Wonka JR at the Arts Barn

Willy Wonka JR at the Arts Barn

Thanks to everyone who came to see the show, and thanks to the production staff, cast, and crew for their hard work! Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these...
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul crushing, pout inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a...
Thanks for coming to see The Addams Family!

Thanks for coming to see The Addams Family!

Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering, the way they always have. But then there is a change in plans. Their eldest child, Wednesday, has fallen in love with a strange boy, Lucas Beineke. To the Addams, strange is normal. Happy is sad. The Addams believe life revolves around...
Record Breaking Run for Les Miserables

Record Breaking Run for Les Miserables

Set in early 19th-century France, Les Misérables is the story of Jean Valjean, a burly French peasant of abnormal strength and potentially violent nature, and his quest for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his starving sister’s child. Valjean decides to break his parole and start...
Successful Run for Spring Awakening

Successful Run for Spring Awakening

It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening (1891) by Frank Wedekind which was banned in Germany for some time due to its frank portrayal of abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. Set in late-19th century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality....
Thanks for coming to see Winnie the Pooh!

Thanks for coming to see Winnie the Pooh!

Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship,...