MYSTERYSCAPE CHAMBER THEATRE KICKS OFF NEW SEASON

Thursday, March 5, 7 pm at Mysteryscape 

Back by popular demand, Author Kerry Greenwood's sassy but classy sleuth Phryne Fisher makes a triumphant return in Mysteryscape Chamber Theatre's performance of Come, Sable Night, Thursday, March 5, 7 pm at Mysteryscape.

In this tale of women scorned and, of course, murder committed, a local lothario's behavior towards women is regarded as outrageous. Lawrence has been having a fling with Diane but dumps her to take up with her willful younger sister, Violet. Diane is infuriated. And there is Alexandra who's loved Lawrence for years. His passing her up once again is the last straw. Are this cad's days numbered?

Come find out when we kick off the new season of Mysteryscape Chamber Theatre. The performance is free and open to the public; however, an RSVP is required. A dessert and wine potluck follows, so please bring a bottle or a sweet to share.

Mysteryscape Chamber Theater performs short plays that involve minimal props and costuming. Our cast includes professionals and amateur actors alike directed by local professional playwright and director Stephen Booser. If you'd like to be cast in future performances, please contact us at 913-649-0000 or email us.

SISTERS IN CRIME SPEAKER: LOCAL ATTORNEY & AUTHOR LINDA GOLLUB

Saturday, March 7, 11 am at Mysteryscape 

Local attorney, author and law professor Linda Gollub shares research on domestic violence and the motives behind this often misunderstood crime during Sisters in Crime's monthly meeting March 7, 11 am at Mysteryscape.

Gollub, who has worked for years to raise awareness about domestic abuse, will discuss the different motives of batters and the connection they have to the brutality of their actions. She is the author of the psychological thriller, It's Never a Secret, which she hopes will push this important subject into the public eye.

Sisters in Crime meetings are free and open to the public. No RSVP necessary. Sisters in Crime is a nonprofit organization supporting women writing crime fiction. The Kansas City chapter, Border Crimes, meets 11 am the first Saturday of the month at Mysteryscape. They feature speakers on topics such as law enforcement, crime detection, writing, publishing and crime fiction in general.

AUTHOR EVENT: YA AUTHOR E.K. JOHNSTON

Saturday, March 14, 1 to 3 pm at Mysteryscape

Award-winning YA Author E.K. Johnston discusses and signs the newest in her Dragon Slayer of Trondheim series, Prairie Fire, Saturday, March 14, 1 to 3 pm at Mysteryscape.

In this sequel to her critically acclaimed YA contemporary fantasy novel The Story of Owen, the dragon slayer of Trondheim, his bard and their dragon-slaying team deploy to the prairies of Calgary to fulfill their mandatory time on the Oil Watch.

In this alternative history, dragons thrive on the burning of fossil fuels, and a special corporate fighting unit protects global oil resources and our carbon-belching industries. Fresh from their Trondheim triumphs, Owen and his team may meet their match this time as they face the deadliest dragon of them all. 

Prairie Fire goes on sale March 1. Pre-order your copy from us and receive 15% off. This author event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. 

AUTHOR EVENT: LOCAL FANTASY AUTHOR KENNETH KAPPELMANN

Saturday, April 4, 2 to 4 pm at Mysteryscape

Join local fantasy author Kenneth Kappelmann Saturday, April 4, 2 to 4 pm when he shares his The Hidden Magic fantasy series.

In the first book of the trilogy, The Hidden Magic: The Return of the Dragons, a group of companions face challenges, death, love and fate. The choices they make could save the world or lead it into dragon rule and tyranny forever.

In the next two books, The Dragon Unknown Part I and Part II, these companions seek to master the powers put before them and learn The Hidden Magic will either save them or end their trek for peace.

This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Pre-order or put these titles on hold ahead of the event by calling 913-649-0000 or emailing us at orders@mysteryscape.com. 

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