Based on the book by Lois Lowry and real Holocaust events, Number the Stars tells the story of one family helping another escape to safety during World War II. Part of the Coterie Theatre’s Preteen/Young Adult Series. 816-474-6552 or CoterieTheatre.org.
Events for Feb. 21, 2013
An annual tradition. The Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey presents Setting the Stage, a series of live performances alternating with a narrated slide show that walks through African-American dance history as it relates to black history in honor of Black History Month. 816-471-6003 or kcfaa.org
Vocal ensemble Cantus comes to town courtesy of the Harriman-Jewell Series. 816-415-5025 or hjseries.org
Acclaimed soprano Christine Brewer joins the Kansas City Symphony for a program of Tchaikovsky & Strauss. With an Inside Music Series: Vocal Master Class With Christine Brewer Feb. 20. 816-471-0400 or kcsymphony.org
Waiting for You on the Corner of (13 and Walnut) is an original play commissioned by the Kansas City Repertory Theatre and created in partnership with Portland’s Sojourn Theatre Co. and New York’s The TEAM that examines how we listen to each other and form consensus in today’s media-driven culture. 816-235-2700 or kcrep.org