September Theatre

By Diana Morton | September 1, 2023

Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E Douglas Ave. Dreamgirls. Inspired by Motown and R&B legends of the 1960s-70s, Dreamgirls follows the rising stardom of the Dreamettes, an all-girl singing trio from Chicago. 8 pm Fri, Sat; 2 pm Sun, Aug 25-Sept 10. Tickets  $30-$50. 316-612-7696

Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Slow Night. Set in the lobby of Hole-in-the-Wall Motel during third shift, this comedy is the debut play of local performer Dawn DeProspo. 8 pm Fri–Sat, 2:30 pm Sun, Sept 1-24. Tickets $15-16. 316-744-2152

Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Fresh Prince of Bel Plaine by Carol Hughes. Billy has been hired by his Uncle Carl to find out why all the money from his business has been vanishing. Family and friends are the chief suspects. A new musical comedy revue follows. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. Now-Sept 2. Tickets, dinner & show $26-$30; Show only $20. 316-263-0222  

Nightmare on Mosley Street by Kyle Vespestad & Monte Wheeler. New musical revue follows. Dinner 6:15 pm, show begins 7:50 pm. Sept 15-Oct 28. Tickets, dinner & show $26-$30; Show only $20. 316-263-0222  

Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall, Cats. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s megahit Cats won seven Tony Awards including Best Musical. Sept 6-10. Tickets, call 316-265-3107 

Roxy’s Downtown, 412 E. Douglas, cabaret-style theatre, The Last Five Years. A powerful musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. 8pm Fri-Sat, Now-Sept 2. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

The Golden Girls, a Parody. Wichita theatre favs Tom Frye, Scott Noah, Kyle Vespestad, Monte Wheeler and Christine Tasheff star in this send-up of the TV show. 8pm Fri-Sat, Sept 15-11/4. Tickets $20-$30. 316-265-4400

Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. The Wild Women of Winedale. Comedy focused on three women at crossroads in their lives—sisters Fanny and Willa and their frustratingly quirky sister-in-law Johnnie Faye. Performances are at 8 pm Thursday through Saturday with a Sunday matinee on Sept. 17 and Sept. 24 starting at 2 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for military/seniors/students. There is a special ticket price of $14 for everyone on Sept. 14 and 21. 316-686-1282