To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Washington, The MeltingPotKC presents a fictional piece, JFK–A Ghostly Evening, from Fri., Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. through Sun., Dec. 1.
MeltingPot KC, in association with Westport Center for the Arts (WCA), announces their upcoming theatrical production of JFK - A Ghostly Evening written by Kansas City playwright, Scott Myers, and presented at Just Off Broadway Theatre. The play is based on a historical time-line, JFK - A Ghostly Evening revolves around a fictional evening of dinner and conversation between the Kennedys (John Fitzgerald & Jacqueline) and the Kings (Martin Luther, Jr. & Coretta Scott ) shortly before Kennedy’s assassination. During the course of the evening, John F. Kennedy is visited by the ghost of Medgar Evers and speaks with J. Edger Hoover, Lyndon Johnson, and Bobby Kennedy. JFK - A Ghostly Evening premieres Fri., Nov. 22, the 50-year Anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Sun, Dec. 1, Harvey Williams, producer said.
“Kansas City's new theater company, MeltingPot KC, announces our first outside production of an original play by a local writer,” Williams said. “This November, in association with the Westport Center for the Arts, we will premiere JFK - A Ghostly Evening, by Scott Myers, presented at Just Off Broadway Theatre. The play is in honor of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and activist Medgar Evers, bringing back memories of one of the most popular presidents and civil rights leaders of our time. It is a story of reflection as we approach the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. JFK - A Ghostly Evening and future MeltingPot KC productions will be presented at Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central in Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, MO.”.
Tickets: Regular $25; Seniors $20; Group discounts and press comps are available. To Reserve or Purchase tickets online visit: kcmeltingpot.com/tickets. To Reserve or Purchase tickets by phone call: 816.226.8087 or 816.914.1520