May 19 - 22

The Ruby Room Series

Piece Of My Heart

Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix

Celebrating the women of rock and the most innovative electric guitarist of all time, Piece of My Heart is sure to be your one stop shop for blues, rock and everything in between.

The Space

Ruby Room

More about the show

Celebrating the women of rock and the most innovative electric guitarist of all time, Piece of My Heart is sure to be your one stop shop for blues, rock and everything in between. Join us as we honor the Artists who made their mark on American Music by defining a style that was unmistakably theirs and loved by all those who witnessed it.

The Ruby Room series is hybrid nightclub/theater experience that celebrates Artists who have made a significant impact on American culture. The evening begins at the bar, where cocktails are curated to coincide with the evening’s performance. Join us for martinis, music, and mood…

Cast & Creative Team

Shanna Jones

Just Angel
Keshana Cook
Stephonne Singleton

Desmond Mason

Shelbi Arndt

Jon Robertson

Curated  by Linnaia McKenzie


Keshana Cook

Read Bio

Keshana Cook is a singer and actor who has performed locally in a number of musicals and concerts. She most recently showcased her talents at sea as a Singer/Dancer for Carnival Cruise Line. When not performing, Keshana enjoys listening to podcasts, learning about astrology, and the journey of self-discovery. IG: @keshanacook

Shanna Jones

Read Bio

Shanna is a singer, actor, and musician who has performed in major cities across the US for the last 20 years. She is now based in Kansas City where she has had the joy of performing in many productions at Kansas City Rep Theatre, The New Dinner Theatre, the Coterie, and MTH. She is also part of the up and coming musical duo THOSE GIRLS. When she’s not rocking out on stage, Shanna is at home in her garden surrounded by chickens or out having adventures with her beloved partner and their 3 kids.  “It is a true and deep honor to be performing in this show celebrating 3 of my all time, greatest musical heroes!”

Stephonne Singleton

Read Bio

Stephonne is an up and coming Alternative Rock/R&B artist, showman, actor, writer and a 2023 Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Fellow from Kansas City, Missouri. Inspired by the sounds of Prince and Billie Holiday, Stephonne has an unmistakable sultry and soulful voice that sends his listeners on a visceral and experiential journey. In 2015, Stephonne released his first single “I Want To Hold Your Hand”, followed by “Unworthy” and several other singles throughout the years. He released his first full length album, Caged Bird Sings Songs About Red Beard in 2018 and an EP titled SIS: Side A in 2020. He released its companion EP, SIS: Side B in Summer 2022 and singles, “Deja Vu” and “Rocket in My Pocket”. Stephonne is always pushing boundaries with his music and provides his listeners with new experiences audibly and visually. New art is on the way!

Just Angel

Read Bio

Just Angel” is a creative singer, musician and author, hailed as “Passionate … Soulful… and an Inspiring Voice.” She’s an Earthy Vocalist, whose voice finds its home in rock, jazz, and alternative music, but has found a way to incorporate those genres within her love of soul and r&b.  Just Angel, and her band, The Wades can be found playing her original songs from her EPs, Part 1 & 2, along with rocking stages with her original and eclectic takes on popular  music!


Desmond Mason


Tod Barnard


Daniel Watson


Meet the Makers

Join us as we take our creative team out into the community for these free neighborhood events.

More about Meet the Makers »