March Theatre

By Diana Morton | February 28, 2023

Forum Theatre, at the Wilke Center, 1st United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Murder on the Orient Express. Ken Ludwig’s clever adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic boasts all the glamour, intrigue and suspense of her celebrated novel, with a healthy dose of humor to quicken the pace. 8 pm Thu-Sat, 2 pm Sun, now-Mar 5. Tickets $23-$25. Opening night ticket $18, Feb 16 only. 316-618-0444

Guild Hall Players, St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov. One of Chekhov’s four major plays, it chronicles three and a half years in the falling fortunes of the four children of a recently deceased colonel in the Russian army. 8 pm Thu-Sat, Mar 23-25, 7 pm Sun, Mar 26. Tickets $12, students $10. 316-683-5686

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Beauty School Melodrama by Carol Hughes. It’s time again for the Dippity-Do Off, the annual contest hosted by Mr. B’s Beauty School of Beauty. With their careers on the line, Barry, Bonnie, Pixie and Paul must survive three very tough competitions. A new musical comedy review, “Sock Hop and Soda Shop,” follows. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. now-Mar 18. Tickets $24-$38; Show only, $20. 316-263-0222

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 ½ E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. Two Gentlemen from Verona. Winner of Tony and Drama Desk Awards, this rock musical is a bawdier look at Shakespeare’s comedy of the same name. It beat out Grease and Stephen Sondheim’s Follies for Best Musical. Thur-Sat, 8:00 pm, Sun, 2 pm, now-Mar 3. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Radium Girls by DW Gregory. Tragic yet ultimately inspiring story of American female workers in the early twentieth century who endured some of the worst corporate negligence imaginable. 8 pm Th-Sat, 2 pm Sun, Mar 16-26. Tickets $15 or $13 for military/seniors/students. Opening night ticket $11, Mar 16 only. 316-686-1282

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