The Butler Did It, the final production of the Summit Theatre Group’s 2018-19 season, takes the stage Friday, June 14. A twist on the tried and true theatrical classic, the Bulter (Jenkins) and the fiery maid Sarah Jane are preparing the home for one of the world’s greatest mystery authors, Edwina Corry. Guests begin to arrive, but the party is thrown into mayhem when an eavesdropping neighbor, Trevor, is found stabbed to death in the kitchen.Read More
Due to many weather related issues affecting rehearsals and the impending weekend storm, Summit Theatre Group's performances of Disaster! The Musical has been canceled for Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2.
To accommodate patrons, the group has added a show for March 7. With the changes, performance dates are as follows:
- 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7
- 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 8
- 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 9
- 2:30 p.m., Sunday, March 10
Summit Theatre Group will honor tickets already purchased for this weekend’s performances for any of the remaining performances.
If tickets cannot be used at one of the other performance dates, Summit Theatre Group will offer a voucher to any future production. Either of these can be done by calling 816-463-2654 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
In what is considered Shakespeare’s most urban play, “Measure for Measure” features a cast that are of the city, dealing with many issues topical to today’s American culture, including elected power, injustice and sexual harassment. The play tackles morality, ethics, mercy, justice and all the gray areas in between.Read More
Broadway songs performed by the opposite gender will be the calling card of a local theater troupe’s upcoming trivia night.Read More
“Shrek the Musical” runs Aug. 10-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Lee's Summit West High School. Tickets are...Read More
Summit Theatre Group has teamed up with Lee’s Summit West High School and MCC College for Kids to present Disney’s ‘The Lion King, Jr.’ — a musical that concludes the two-week theater camp put on by the groups.
“Next to Normal” is an award-winning musical brought to life by the Summit Theatre Group. A winner of three 2009 Tony Awards – as well as a 2010 Pulitzer Prize – critics from around the country, from the New York Times to Rolling Stone, called this performance the year’s top 10 shows to see.Read More
Summit Theatre Group’s sixth season on stage begins with a familiar ogre, ends with a murder mystery and, in between, features performances for all audiences and ages.Read More
Summit Theatre Group in Lee’s Summit is searching for musical talent, opening up auditions to its two summer musicals coming up in June and August.Read More
A gripping tale of life, loss and labor play out in the upcoming Summit Theatre Group performance of “The Triangle Factory Fire Project.” Based on actual events in 1911 Manhattan, the play follows the gripping tale of the Triangle Waist Factory fire of Saturday, March 25, 1911 in the downtown Washington Square district. In that building, 500 immigrant workers from Russia, Poland and Italy labored for 14-hour days...Read More
The Little Sisters of Hoboken have a TV special in mind. And from that concept, the hysterical story of ‘Nuncrackers’ was born. ‘Nuncrackers’ — a dinner theater production of the Summit Theatre Group — is the story of an inaugural special put on through cable access television.Read More
Summit Theatre Group’s latest production will take audience-goers on an emotional ride that showcases strength and perseverance during trying times in our lives.‘Wings’ features a 70-year-old aviator named Emily Stilson (played by Ellie DeShon of Lenexa, Kan.) who has suffered a stroke and is struggling to regain some of the basic functions of her life and livelihood...Read More
“Well Played” will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, and Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 1-3. Tickets are $30 and include dinner at Neighborhood Café. Tickets can be purchased online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/well-played-2017-tickets-32102114288.Read More
Tickets for Cellular Cenes are available through Downtown Lee's Summit and Martin encourages people to buy tickets in advance because the roving show can accommodate up to only 30 guests. Guests initially meet at 6:45 p.m. at Red Door Wine Store (229 SE Main Street) to check in and prepare for the show. Guests download and install the groupme app on their phones and show producers log each guest's phone number into group on the app.Read More
Summit Theatre Group’s new season kicks off March 17 as the STG players will take the audience back in time to 1953 in Buffalo, New York. “Moon Over Buffalo” is the story of an acting couple that are a little “past their prime.” The couple are on tour in Buffalo, N.Y. in 1953 with their repertory company consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac and Private Lives.Read More