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About Quality Hill Playhouse

Quality Hill Playhouse is dedicated to excellence in the live performance of works from music theatre and the evolving American Songbook, employing the finest local talent, and contributing to Kansas City’s cultural fabric and economic landscape. Quality Hill Playhouse produces six musicals and cabaret revues each year in a charming 153-seat theatre. J. Kent Barnhart serves as pianist and emcee for the cabaret revues, offering insight about the music as well as his unique, humorous anecdotes. Professional singers and the relaxed yet elegant atmosphere make for entertainment you won’t find anywhere else.

Discover why The Kansas City Star said it is “like being invited into someone’s home.”

Mission Statement

Quality Hill Playhouse is dedicated to excellence in the live performance of works from musical theatre and the evolving American Songbook, employing the finest local talent, and contributing to Kansas City’s cultural and economic landscape.

Staff

  • J. Kent Barnhart
    Producing Artistic Director
  • Rick Truman
    Managing Director
  • Linda Bowlen

    Box Office
  • Georgianna Londré Buchanan

    Resident Costume Designer
  • Brian Dykstra

    Patron Services Coordinator
  • Cheryl Farris

    House Manager
  • Jan Kohl

    Resident Stage Manager
  • Marc Liby

    Manager of Audience Services
  • Berni Riley

    Box Office
  • John Story

    Resident Sound Designer

Board of Directors

  • Michele Janson

    President
  • Tim Taylor

    Vice President
  • Anne Potter Russ

    Secretary
  • Steven Hill

    Treasurer
  • Greg Aldridge

    Director
  • Bruce Barr

    Director
  • Carolyn Henry

    Director
  • Rodney Hill

    Director
  • Jane Rutherford

    Director
  • Robert Rutherford

    Director

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