WMM Shines a Light on the 19th Annual KC Fringe Festival + New & MidCoastal Releases

Wednesday MidDay Medley
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning
Wednesday, July 5, 2023

WMM Shines a Light on the 19th Annual KC Fringe Festival
Audrey Crabtree + Voler Flight Academy + Beth Byrd
+ New & MidCoastal Releases

Mark plays more New & MidCoastal releases from: Monta, Teri Quinn, Nathan Corsi & My Atomic Daydream, Claire Adams, Semper Viridis, Christena Graves, Janelle Monae, The Philistines, Caley Rose, Various Blonde, Quite Frankly, Cloud Nothings, Yaeji, Feeble Little Horse, and Sparks.

At 10:30, KC Fringe Executive Director – Audrey Crabtree joins us to share details about the 19th annual KC Fringe Festival, July 14-30, 2023, that will showcase 54 productions, 6 films, and 2 galleries featuring 35 visual artists featuring performers and creators from Kansas City, and across the country, and around the world. KC Fringe Festival will present a special preview offering a free sneak peek of family-friendly performances showcasing dance, live music, musicals, comedy, dance, and fun surprises! This one-night only event happens On Thursday, July 6 at 6:00 PM at the The Kansas City Public Library Plaza Branch – Truman Forum Auditorium. 4801 Main St, KCMO. More info at www.kcfringe.org

At 11:00 members of Voler Aerial Academy join us to talk about their KC Fringe production, DISCO DAISY SAVES THE CITY FROM ROCK & ROLL, July 21 – 29 at Union Station City Stage. Playwrights Chip Ashby and Stephanie Iszory share details about how Disco Daisy and her Defenders save the soul of the city from the dastardly Dr. Rock & Roll and his evil henchmen, Hardcore, Punk, and Heavy Metal. Disco Daisy is an aerial arts extravaganza, featuring several aerial elements including silks, lyra, trapeze, chandelier, and rope. It is a family-friendly romp set to favorite music from across the decades. More info at: www.thievesofflight.com

At 11:30 AM Mark welcomes Beth Byrd-Lonski of Byrd Productions Physical Theater who shares details abut her KC Fringe show, 2 MIMES IN A POD – Students of Marcel Marceau, featuring Beth Byrd-Lonski and Dean Hatton on July 21 – July 29, at The Center for Spiritual Living. Theses Two students of world re-known Mime artist Marcel Marceau, like to get together every few years and show their latest Mime pieces. This is one of those years. Beth and Dean will be bringing their latest, silliest, serious, most favorite numbers to the stage. Direction Assistance from Gregg Goldston. Light and Sound design by Roger Stoddard. More Info at: www.byrdproductions.org

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