Take Ten: Ellie Schwetye Returns to Directing ‘Here Lies Henry’

Take Ten: Ellie Schwetye Returns to Directing ‘Here Lies Henry’

By Lynn VenhausAs an ever-busy presence in the St. Louis theater community, Ellie Schwetye has created a diverse body of work -- acting, directing, producing... Details
Take Ten with Cory Finley

Take Ten with Cory Finley

Writer-Director Helping Small Professional Theatre Sustainment Fund By Lynn VenhausCory Finley first came on my radar with "The Feast," his original play that was produced... Details
Take Ten with Colin Healy

Take Ten with Colin Healy

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor When composer and music director Colin Healy first heard the story of wealthy brothel madam and philanthropist Eliza Haycraft, he... Details
Take Ten with Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett of ‘Assisted Living The Musical’

Take Ten with Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett of ‘Assisted Living The Musical’

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor At Pelican Roost, an active senior living community, 70-something is the new 20-something, but with looser skin. “Assisted Living: The... Details
Take Ten with Patrick Blindauer

Take Ten with Patrick Blindauer

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Rain, heat, humidity and bugs. Acting on outdoor stages brings its own set of problems, which Patrick Blindauer knows first-hand.... 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
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
Take Ten with Edward Coffield

Take Ten with Edward Coffield

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Edward Coffield likes to make people laugh. As a director, his forte has been comedy, and this past year, he... Details
Take Ten with Jacqueline Thompson

Take Ten with Jacqueline Thompson

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Whether acting or directing, Jacqueline Thompson is drawn to characters who say something. She is currently in rehearsal for a... Details
Take Ten with Rachel Tibbetts

Take Ten with Rachel Tibbetts

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor So, how does one find inspiration to play Mother Teresa? Rachel Tibbetts thought of a popular TV sitcom. In “The... Details