Trevor McChristian, a 2013 Maize High graduate, is playing the role of Jack Kelly in Music Theatre Wichita's "Newsies." On Thursday he visited his former choir teacher, Doris Prater, and talked to students about what it takes to be successful in theater.
A look at Century II from the air. While the city of Wichita grapples with what to do with the aging Century II – either renovate or scrap and start over, we take a drone flight over the 48-year-old building that opened in 1969. (Video By Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
It’s home to the Keeper of the Plains, Exploration Place, parks, paths and – finally – new residential development. Yet few would argue that Wichita has fully capitalized on the potential of the Arkansas River. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
A 737 fuselage with airplane seats and a screen was delivered to Exploration Place by Spirit AeroSystems on Tuesday. The “fuselage theater” is a key piece of Exploration Place’s “Design, Build, Fly" exhibit opening on Dec. 2.
From first rehearsals to final build and opening night, MTWichita employs 300 seasonal employees to make Broadway-scale musical entertainment possible right in the heart of downtown Wichita. (Courtesy of Music Theatre Wichita / Steven C. Smith / Digital Brand)
Ruben Acosta returns to his restaurant for the first time after being shot twice during a robbery almost two months ago. He was greeted with applause from his loyal patrons at his Delano restaurant Thursday. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)