March Theatre

By Diana Morton | February 25, 2022

Forum Theatre, at the Wilke Center, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Words & Music: Girls Sing Elvis. The Forum’s female performers interpret songs by Elvis Presley and early rhythm and blues performers, with plenty of dancing thrown in. 8 pm Sat, Mar 19, 2 pm Sun, Mar 20. Tickets $23-$25. 316-618-0444

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Titanic on the Plains by Carol Hughes. A new Musical Comedy Review follows featuring the music of Pink, The Beatles, Hall & Oates, Amy Winehouse and many more. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. now-Mar 19. Tickets $24-$38; Show only, $20. 316-263-0222

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 ½ E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre. THE COLOR PURPLE the Musical. With a score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, this is a story of hope and a celebration of life. It was nominated for eleven 2006 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score. Based on the Oscar winning movie of the same name, it spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of the story. Thu-Sat, 8:00 pm, Sun, 2 pm, Now – Mar 6. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

GRIDIRON, The annual satirical romp produced by The Society of Professional Journalists returns to Roxy’s Downtown. It remains the longest running Gridiron in the nation. Mar 17-19, 8:00 pm. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

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