William Carl Ferleman

William Carl Ferleman is a professional music journalist and Shakespearean. He has written for the Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance, Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, and The Kansas City Star. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from The University of Kansas. A Kansas City native, Ferleman now is based in South Florida.

Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 45 Articles
Blogs // 43 Articles

Ave Anna: Anna Nicole Smith and Celebrity Culture | 27 Mar 2007 // 6:00 PM

Lost in the media's sensationalizing of Anna Nicole Smith was any sense of the human being behind the myth.


Chrissie Hynde: Kansas City - 16 November 2014 | 3 Dec 2014 // 11:00 PM

Chrissie Hynde’s stout-hearted, superb Kansas City show made a Sunday feel like a wild Saturday night. It’s no mystery as to why Chrissie Hynde still has skin in this rock and roll game.

Paul McCartney: 16 July 2014 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri | 29 Jul 2014 // 10:00 PM

Paul McCartney commanded the stage in Kansas City with an astonishing degree of seemingly effortless finesse. A most glorious concert.


Bill Maher: 13 April 2014 - Kansas City, Missouri | 1 May 2014 // 4:00 AM

Doubtless, Bill Maher’s stand-up concert was mordant, hard-hitting, and spectacular, and yes, subsequent to the dreadful -- but comic gold -- Bush years.

Lorde: 21 March 2014 - The Midland, Kansas City, Missouri | 11 Apr 2014 // 7:00 AM

Lorde crowns herself as a pop princess at riveting, polished Kansas City show.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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