Magic is waiting for you at KCRep this May! 🌟
The Old Man and the Old Moon is the whimsical new American fable, performed spellbindingly by a live indie-folk band, playing now thru May 22 on KCRep’s Spencer Theatre Stage. Charged with the otherworldly task of making the moon glow nightly, The Old Man embarks on an unexpected epic adventure of land, sea, and sky. In search of his missing wife, this magical swirling tale of love unfolds before your eyes as our hero endures apocalyptic storms, monsters of the deep, and the fiercest obstacle of all: change.
The Old Man and the Old Moon is a blend of resonant storytelling, spirited indie-folk music and inventive puppetry, creating a theatrical experience that will win over generations of theatregoers with its wit, style, and depth of emotion. Created by the endlessly imaginative PigPen Theatre Co., who were declared “a phenomenon” by the Boston Herald, and performed to sold-out houses across the nation, KCRep is thrilled to bring this uplifting and joyful production to Kansas City to close our 2021-22 Season.
Audiences are over the moon for The Old Man and the Old Moon. They rave:
“This was a super fun show!! I loved the story. It was presented in a very unique and imaginative way. I enjoyed the musical aspect of the show as well. This was an extremely talented and creative group of performers. You knocked it out of the park once again. Thank you!!”
“Wow. My husband and I left with happy tears. Tears not only from the talent and sweet story, but from the moment of joyful whimsy it brought our lucky corner of the world. Awed.”
“Kudos to a marvelous performance! It was as if I was able to experience the show as my child self and my grown self simultaneously. There was whimsy, friendship, love, loss, and longing. All things I have experienced in my life and was able to relate to. I adored the use of the instruments and manipulation of the set using the lights and props. It was exactly what my eyes wanted my heart to see and ears to hear to feel joy. It was a reminder of hope, loyalty, grace & healing.”
Want to experience theatre magic for yourself? This highly-original folktale casts its spell onstage now thru May 22. Featuring book, music, lyrics and co-direction from PigPen Theatre Co., direction from KCRep Artistic Director Stuart Carden, and a talented cast of actor-musicians, The Old Man and the Old Moon is a magical, mythical, musical adventure that all-ages will enjoy! Visit kcrep.org to book your tickets for this enchanting adventure!