June Theatre

By Diana Morton | May 31, 2024

Forum Theatre, at the Wilke Center, 1st United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Words & Music: Stayin’ Alive: The Bee Gees. Get ready for some “Jive Talkin” with this show featuring songs by brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibbs, who ushered in the era of disco and became the most successful trio in the history of contemporary music. 8 pm, May 25, 26. Tickets $30. 316-618-0444

Guild Hall Players, St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. I Never Sang for My Father by Robert Anderson. When Gene Garrison’s parents return from a winter in Florida, his mother’s health has deteriorated and Gene must take greater responsibility for his difficult father. Heartwarming story about family, aging and loss. 8 pm May 24-26 and 7 pm May 27. Tickets $12; Students $10. 316-683-5686

Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Picnic by William Inge. A handsome drifter shakes up a Kansas town, particularly its female inhabitants. 8 pm Fri–Sat, 2:30 pm Sun, June 7-30. Tickets $16-$17. 316-744-2152

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Reno County 911 by Carol Hughes, followed by a new musical review. Now – July 26. Tickets, dinner, & show $36-40; show only $26-30. 316-263-0222

Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall. 9 to 5. Featuring Dolly Parton’s music, this show celebrates the resilience, humor and camaraderie of strong women in the face of adversity. June 12-16. Contact box office for times and prices: 316-265-3107 

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. Legally Blonde. Elle Woods’ life is turned upside down when her boyfriend dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into the prestigious law school and sets out to prove herself to the world. 8 pm Thu – Sat, 2:00 pm matinee Sat, Now – June 8. Tickets $40. 316-265-4400

Next: The Sunshine Boys. Classic Neil Simon comedy follows two former vaudeville partners who reunite for a television special after years of estrangement. 7 pm Th; 2 pm and 8 pm Fri & Sat, June 20-29. Tickets $40. 316-265-4400

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. The Puzzle with the Piazza by Mark Dunn and directed by John Dalton-White. In this comedic drama, septuagenarian Althea Witlin has less than a day to finish a 3,000-piece jigsaw puzzle before she must move out of her house due to poor health. Then a stranger with a mutual love of puzzle shows up and decides to help her complete the puzzle. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, June 6-16. Tickets $16-18. 316-686-1282

Contact Diana Morton at dianamorton12@sbcglobal.net