New Plays Debut at LaBute Festival This Month

New Plays Debut at LaBute Festival This Month

St. Louis Actors’ Studio will produce the 7th LaBute New Theater Festival. The Theater Festival will run at the Gaslight Theater, 358 North Boyle, home... Details
Down in the Marrow – Opera Theatre’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ Breaks Hearts and Boundaries

Down in the Marrow – Opera Theatre’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ Breaks Hearts and Boundaries

By CB AdamsContributing WriterTo mix musical genres – and to begin with the finale of Fire Shut Up in My Bones – this new “opera... Details
Take Ten with John Flack

Take Ten with John Flack

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor One of the most versatile and lauded actors in St. Louis, John Flack is spending his summer working at what... Details
Vive la Revolution(ists) at Insight Theatre Company

Vive la Revolution(ists) at Insight Theatre Company

By Joe GfallerContributing WriterWho lives, who dies, who tells your story. It’s the refrain that ends Hamilton. Even though the revolution is different, the sentiment... Details
Comical and Cute, Stages ‘101 Dalmatians’ Is a Splendid Treat for All

Comical and Cute, Stages ‘101 Dalmatians’ Is a Splendid Treat for All

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor The dogs have their day in an inspired young audience production of Disney’s beloved “101 Dalmatians” at Stages St. Louis.... Details
Mid-Life Crisis Rages in Absurd Comedy ‘Sylvia’ — A Mix of Tricks and Treats

Mid-Life Crisis Rages in Absurd Comedy ‘Sylvia’ — A Mix of Tricks and Treats

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Oh, that puppy love. American playwright A.R. Gurney’s absurd comedy “Sylvia” presents a marital conflict caused by a pretty pooch.... Details
Aschs to Ashes: Max and Louie’s Brilliant ‘Indecent’

Aschs to Ashes: Max and Louie’s Brilliant ‘Indecent’

By Andrea BraunContributing WriterIndecent (2017) by Paula Vogel tells the story of a play written by the young Sholem Asch entitled God of Vengeance, first... Details
The Muny’s Flashy, Fun ‘Kinky Boots’ Will ‘Feed Your Fire’

The Muny’s Flashy, Fun ‘Kinky Boots’ Will ‘Feed Your Fire’

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor A powerhouse cast makes sure we fall head-over-high-heels about “Kinky Boots,” a flashy and fun musical that soars into the... Details
Sopranos in Love – Can’t Stop Believin’ in OTSL’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’

Sopranos in Love – Can’t Stop Believin’ in OTSL’s ‘Coronation of Poppea’

By CB AdamsContributing Writer Opera Theatre’s riveting production of Claudio Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea brings to mind some dubious advice from philosopher-cum-mob boss Tony... Details
Performers Light Up Stages’ Exuberant ‘The Boy from Oz’

Performers Light Up Stages’ Exuberant ‘The Boy from Oz’

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Although Peter Allen did not get a Hollywood ending, his remarkable true-life story of how he skyrocketed to fame through... Details