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Capital City Productions

  • Today's show is all about the theatre! First up, ADAM BRIETZKE and NATALIE BOTKINS are the only two actors in Talking Horse Productions' 'Brilliant Traces', opening this Friday and running for two weekends in Columbia. And then, SARAH SICHT and TROY DONEHUE invite area youths to become one of 'Theo's Thespians' at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City. "Anything you can think of with theatre, these kids will at least get their feet wet." (3:40) June 15, 2022
  • Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Actor TROY LUDWIG in the title role of "The Spongebob Musical" - opening this Thursday at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City - that's who! Additional guest: MICHAEL BRAND | Also, LELA KOSTECK BUNCH and RITA ESTERLY invite you and your friends to tour "six beautifully landscaped gardens in the Jefferson City area" during the 22nd annual Bittersweet Garden Tour, a fundraiser for the Bittersweet Garden Club! (4:11) June 7, 2022
  • Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger - as Virgil Tibbs and police chief Gillespie, respectively - are two very compelling leads in 1967's 'In the Heat of the Night', but we think you'll also like DINGANI BEZA and BEN MILLER. They star in the same roles in Capital City Productions' stage version of ITHOTN that opens May 12 and runs for one weekend only in Jefferson City! Also, don't let your picnic spoil your food or your food spoil your picnic by following these these simply safety tips from dietitian KRISTEN EIFFERT, PhD, RD, LD, from the Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (3:38) May 9, 2022
  • Sets collapsing, actors collapsing, wrong props on the table - some might say it's just another day in the life at a community theatre, while others might say you're watching 'The Play That Goes Wrong', and you are if you're at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City March 31-April 9! Guests: PETER LYSKOWSKI and BRANDON McELWAIN | Also, MU College of Veterinary Medicine's C.B. CHASTAIN gives us the pros and cons of kissing Fluffy and Fido. Did you know your age plays a role in whether or not you should? (4:04) March 30, 2022
  • Meet world-renowned tribute artist TED TORRES MARTIN! He's starring as Elvis in 'Elvis: The Musical' this month at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City! Actor BEN MILLER, who plays Elvis's manager, Col. Tom Parker, says this is the first time this musical is being performed in Missouri, maybe anywhere. Also, MARILYN McLEOD invites everyone to a climate change-themed 'Lunch and Learn' next Tuesday via Zoom sponsored by the League of Women Voters. (4:44) February 3, 2022
  • According to director ROB CROUSE, all the iconic moments from the beloved film are in the musical adaptation of 'A Christmas Story', on stage now at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City! Tickets are selling very fast, so don't wait to get yours. Additional guest: "Ralphie" actor JACK BUNDY | Also, MARILYN McLEOD is here to tell us what will be discussed at this month's (still virtual) 'Lunch and Learn' event, happening next Tuesday at noon on Zoom. Marilyn also touches on redistricting. (4:19) December 6, 2021
  • For one weekend only, Capital City Productions is putting the spotlight on Broadway courtesy of Curtain Call Theatre! Actor/director ADAM SHEILDS and actor STEVE KRETZER tell us that this show is perfect for someone who says they enjoy musicals, but really they just like the showstoppers. Also, KAREN HOGAN, PhD, and the team at Concentric by Ginkgo feel like Covid testing in schools should be 'as simple as A-B-C, 1-2-3', and they've got a plan to make it happen. (3:56) November 4, 2021
  • Rumor has it that 'Young Frankenstein' is Mel Brooks' favorite out of all of his musicals, and after seeing Capital City Productions' version, guests ROB CROUSE and BEN MILLER think you'll agree! Tickets are sure to go fast for this "show that moves," opening this Thursday in Jefferson City. Also, SCOTT JONES wants MoDOT's Buckle Up Phone Down Day - October 22 - to really be an every day pledge by motorists both young and old. (4:00) October 12, 2021
  • If you're a firm believer in happily-ever-afters, then maybe don't see the musical 'Disenchanted' at Capital City Productions in Jefferson City next weekend. But if you're curious about what happens after your favorite fairy tale heroes ride off into the sunset, this could be your kind of show! (For mature audiences only.) Guests: NATALIE EICKHOFF and JORDYN SCHNIEDERS | Also, BETH HENDREN encourages everyone to register for this year's Out of the Darkness Walk and support AFSP's efforts to prevent suicide. (4:44) September 1, 2021
  • The 'Vegetables, Butterflies and Flowers (Oh My!) Field Day' is happening next Thursday at Jefferson Farm and Garden in Columbia. TIM REINBOTT, director of field operations, says come for the gardening tips, stay for the tomato tasting! Also, Oliver! is coming to the Capital City Productions stage starting tomorrow night and running for two weekends. ROB CROUSE and MICHAEL BRAND tell us why you're gonna love their version of this classic show! (3:47) August 11, 2021