On Shoulders Now

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Presented by KC MeltingPot Theatre at Just Off Broadway Theatre, Kansas City MO

Nov 30
Dec 15
On Shoulders Now

Christmas Theatre in Kansas City. “On Shoulders Now” playing Nov 30 – Dec 15 at Just Off Broadway Theatre. A powerful holiday family story about one man’s memory of life and resilience from beyond the grave. Tickets $25

Vernon is a homeless man from Kansas City who saw the good and bad in his community and still loved it even though community members never saw him as anything more than a homeless man without a job. After his recent passing, Vernon haunts the present unable to rest in peace until he shares his fondest reflection on a Christmas past that reveals the true meanings of the season: love, friendship and family. Flashing back to our undocumented, homeless and victims of the street in our community,

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General admission – $25.00

Seniors (60+)/Students – $20.00

Community Nights – $15.00 (Thursdays only)

Group pricing available

Doors open 1 hour prior to show time


Contact: 816-226-8087

Email: linda@kcmeltingpot.com

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This production is supported by the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Nicole Hodges Persley – Director

Robert Crone – Set Design and Co-set builder

Danny Kopitke – Co-Set Builder

Theresa Kelly – Lighting Designer

Timmia Hearn – Stage Manager

Nick Hazel – Assistant Stage Manager

Melonnie Walker – Dramaturg

Dishaun Phillips – Sound Board Operator

Marica Davis – Costumer

Sound Design – Jeremy McKinnies & Timmia Hearn

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Desmond Jones as Vernon


  • Interview of Harvey Williams, Founder of KC Melting Pot Theatre and writer of On Shoulders Now.


Just Off Broadway Theatre

3051 Central in Penn Valley Park , Kansas City, MO 64141

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