by William Crum
Michelle Johnson is a local playwright. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., and has written numerous plays.
For this year’s Kansas City Fringe Festival, she came up with a new play, “Best Light.” This play deals with the trials and tribulations of life. The new play made its debut at the Just Off Broadway Theater in Kansas City, Mo., at this year’s Kansas City Fringe Festival. The play sold out and those who saw it say it is the best play that she has ever written.
Additional showings of “Best Light” are at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 24, and 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25. The 60-minute show contains adult language.
The Fringe Festival first started in Scotland. The term fringe means outside. The Kansas City Fringe Festival is known as one of the best in the nation and this year it is even bigger and better than ever.
Many people remember the days of vaudeville where entertainers would come to the city and perform. A lot of people view the Fringe Festival as modern-day vaudeville.
The Kansas City Fringe Festival has various places where you can see some of the best entertainment. They have all types of entertainment, including music, dance, theater and poetry.
There are a lot of people from Kansas City, Kan., and Wyandotte County who volunteer at the Fringe Festival. If a person volunteers for the Kansas City Fringe Festival, they earn “fringe bucks” which allow them to see various shows and performances.
If you want to see some of the best entertainment, you should go to this year’s Kansas City Fringe Festival. The ticket office is located in the lower level of Union Station in Kansas City, Mo. Or you can order tickets on the website www.kcfringe.org.