Life is a Highway: ‘Leaving Iowa’ Leaves You Smiling Wistfully

Life is a Highway: ‘Leaving Iowa’ Leaves You Smiling Wistfully

By C.B. AdamsContributing WriterAct Inc.’s family-friendly production of Leaving Iowa, written by the multi-talented team of Tim Clue and Spike Morgan, feels like an adaptation... Details
‘The Mueller Report’ Event: Read, Sing, Resist in CWE

‘The Mueller Report’ Event: Read, Sing, Resist in CWE

Free beer. Free truth. Free participation.A diverse array of artists, activists, elected officials and community people will come together Saturday, June 22 from 2-5 p.m.... Details
Charles Glenn to Entertain at The Rep’s Summer Block Party

Charles Glenn to Entertain at The Rep’s Summer Block Party

Charles Glenn, an iconic performer and recently retired St. Louis Blues anthem singer, will provide the musical entertainment at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ Summer Block... Details
The Lions In Winter: ‘Lewis & Tolkien’ Peeks At Real Friendship Between Fantasy’s Old Boys

The Lions In Winter: ‘Lewis & Tolkien’ Peeks At Real Friendship Between Fantasy’s Old Boys

By C.B. Adams Contributing Writer The title of the play, “Lewis & Tolkien of Wardrobes and Rings” might imply that attendees will be privy to... Details
Take Ten with Shannon Geier

Take Ten with Shannon Geier

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor When Shannon Geier plunged into playwrighting about 10 years ago, she unlocked a passion for characters and dialogue, which has... Details
Three Metro-East Groups and Veteran Youth Program Win Big at 20th Annual AFL Best Performance Awards

Three Metro-East Groups and Veteran Youth Program Win Big at 20th Annual AFL Best Performance Awards

By Lynn VenhausManaging EditorThree metro-east community theater groups and a veteran youth program won multiple awards at the 20th annual Best Performance Awards sponsored by... Details
Jaunty and Joyous ‘Guys and Dolls’ Opens Revitalized Muny’s 101st Season

Jaunty and Joyous ‘Guys and Dolls’ Opens Revitalized Muny’s 101st Season

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Broadway’s glorious past merges with The Muny’s dazzling state-of-the-art present in “Guys and Dolls” for a sensational start to the... Details
Act Inc.’s ‘Travels with My Aunt’ Proves It’s Not Easy Being – or Playing – Greene

Act Inc.’s ‘Travels with My Aunt’ Proves It’s Not Easy Being – or Playing – Greene

By CB AdamsContributing Writer “Travels With My Aunt,” a 1969 novel by Graham Greene and adapted into this play by Scotsman Giles Havergal, is 10... Details
A Play in Two Parks – ‘Love’s Labors Lost’ a Comic Jewel at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

A Play in Two Parks – ‘Love’s Labors Lost’ a Comic Jewel at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

By Andrea BraunContributing WriterLove’s Labor’s Lost is a “play” in the strictest sense of the word, and it’s fun to watch the characters pontificate, read... Details
No Mansplaining Allowed – Opera Theatre’s Excellent ‘Rigoletto’ Still Relevant After All These Years

No Mansplaining Allowed – Opera Theatre’s Excellent ‘Rigoletto’ Still Relevant After All These Years

By CB AdamsContributing Writer In a cultural marketplace that is embracing new operatic works such as “The Central Park Five” and “The Handmaid’s Tale,” is... Details