(816) 784-5020
3051 Central in Penn Valley Park
Kansas City, MO 64141


Just off Broadway Theatre

3051 Central in Penn Valley Park
P.O. Box 411653
Kansas City, MO 64141

(816) 784 - 5020 Donate

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Just Off Broadway Theatre maps.pdf 2016 Past Performances El-Jay Williams Jr. Entertainment Presents:

Rufus Dysfunctional Family

January 8 & 9
Doors open at 6  |  Show at 7

Tickets are $20 Buy Them Here or at the Door.

Marilyn Lynch starring in: The River’s Trembling Edge

January 2016

A Chorus Line

A Retrospective Concert!

January 28, 29, 30, 31

Book by: James Kirkwood and Nichols Dante

Music by: Marvin Mamitsch

Lyrics by: Edward Kieban


February 11 - 28

Evan Goldman just moved from NYC to small-town Indiana and has to deal with his parents’ divorce and his Bar Mitzvah, all while navigating the complicated social circles of a new school.

Script to the Bone

March 4 - 6

A comedy you will be laughing about for a long time!

2 Acts of giggles and goofiness!

Tickets only $10

Into the Woods

March 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26

The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk.

The Session

April 1 - 16, 2016

Diverse women of different backgrounds coping with

personal issues are ordered by a judge to seek counseling

for their anger problems. “The Session” is an expression of

issues women face and deal with.

The Life and Times of  Barbara Jordan

April 20 - 23 28 - 30, 2016

Written and performed by Jacqueline L. Gafford Directed by Fran Farah

A Night With the STARS

May 7, 2016

Live DJ, Dancing, Games, Pictures, Catered Dinner, Door Prizes, and much much more!

Admission is FREE


May 20 & 21, 2016

S.B.G. Production Company with Trouble Heart Production

Directed by Pamela L. Johnson

Goat Song

June 3, 4, 5, 8 - 12

Westport Center for the Arts Theatre presents:
Goat Song: A drama of the 2008 Great Recession

Project Playwright 5.0

June 18 & 19, 25 & 26

5 Playwrights,
9 Actors and 3 directors create four nights of theatre in just twenty-four hours!

Title of Show

June 21 - 24

Negative Space Theatre Company Presents:
Title of Show

Book by  Hunter Bell
Music & Lyrics by Jeff Bowen

KC Fringe Festival

Coming July 22 - July 31

Get ready for the following shows @JOBT:

“Been Finn”    “Gilda”    “Desperate Acts”    “Script to the Bone”    “Stackers”    “Bumps & Grinds”    “The Toymaker”

Is There a Murder Here

August 18, 19, 20 @ 7:30
August 20 @ 2:00

InPlay, Inc. presents a by the book staged reading of a play by Penelope Weiner in collaboration with Frances E Farah

A Soft Escape

August 26 - September 10

Written by SM Shepard-Massat Directed by Nicole Hodges Persley

As they work to escape the ghosts of their past, they are reminded of what really matters in the life and home they have built together.

Kansas City’s Got Talent

September 16, 2016

Dance Routine, Singing Comedy, Magic, Musical Performance, Juggling, Choirs, Acting Skits, Cheerleading, Miming TALENT SHOW!!

Grand Prize $200

Crying Out

September 29 - October 1

Youth are crying out daily.

Does anyone hear them or even care? One young lady attempts to conquer her reality of Heartbreak and pain.

Bye Bye Birdie

October 20 - 23

A musical comedy.
Mid-Life Players present Bye, Bye Birdie in Concert.

Book by: Michael Stewart
Music by: Charles Strousse
Lyrics by: Lee Adams
Originally Produced by Edward Padula


October 15

One Night Only!
Claira Bell, Caramel Knowledge, Scarlet Harlot, Cher D. Blame, Ivanna Rockafella, Luna Flare, Mary Magdalene



October 15

One Night Only!
An end of the world burlesque showdown.

Cher D. Blame, Claira Bell, Caramel Knowledge, Scarlet Harlot, Hank E. Panky, Kater Tot, Kinsey Scale, Anya Neeze

Physical Theatre Festival

October 24 - 30

Workshops: Physical Storytelling, An Intro to Commedia dell'Arte, Mime for every BODY, A Physical Comedy Workshop

The Battle is the Lords

November 25, 26, 27

Night of Thanks Nov. 23 5 -7pm

benefit concert tribute to Sam Cook Tickets $15


November 10 - 20

Rachel Loving, a hopeful young woman coming of age who imagines a life helping others and raising a family. Rachel’s life is never the same after she discovers the devastating effects of racism.

The Park Bench

December 2, 3, 4

A heart-warming comedy from Denny Dey-Directed by Warren Deckert

Presented by Microbudgetprojects and Denny Dey

Secrets Behind Closed Doors

December 30

An Encore Performance.

Tickets are $25 in advance, and $30 at the door.

Screwing  Shakespeare

October 7, 8, 9

A comedy from Denny Dey.

Imagine a world class Theater Director challenged with the task of preparing two fledgling actors for a $100,000 grand prize.