MST’s ‘Well’ Examines Mother-and-Daughter Dynamics with Charm and Humor

MST’s ‘Well’ Examines Mother-and-Daughter Dynamics with Charm and Humor

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Unexpectedly charming and heartfelt, the experimental but relatable “Well” breaks the fourth wall just enough to easily win over the... Details
‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Embraces Freedom — and Sparkle

‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Embraces Freedom — and Sparkle

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor There is a sparkle that emanates, not just because of the outward snazzy sequined outfits and shimmery set in New... Details
‘Rock of Ages’ – That Other (Dirtier, Louder, Hairier) ’80s Show

‘Rock of Ages’ – That Other (Dirtier, Louder, Hairier) ’80s Show

By CB AdamsContributing Writer “Rock of Ages” showed up at The Fabulous Fox on its tenth anniversary tour for a three-day run starting March 1.... Details
The Rat Pack Is Back! – A Nostalgic, Boozy Take on a Starry Night in Vintage Vegas

The Rat Pack Is Back! – A Nostalgic, Boozy Take on a Starry Night in Vintage Vegas

By CB AdamsContributing Writer The old Bell Systems advertising slogan about long distance service, “…It’s the Next Best Thing To Being There,” could certainly be... Details
Cagey ‘Farragut North’ Pulsates with Passion and Purpose at STLAS

Cagey ‘Farragut North’ Pulsates with Passion and Purpose at STLAS

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor What price glory? St. Louis Actors’ Studio’s savvy state-of-play production of “Farragut North” sketches a fascinating world that we have... Details
Carole King’s Joyous ‘Beautiful’ Is Voice of Generation

Carole King’s Joyous ‘Beautiful’ Is Voice of Generation

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Legendary singer-songwriter Carole King’s joyous and wistful music is the sound of a generation and her remarkable life story parallels... Details
Brilliantly staged and acted ‘District Merchants’ triumphs at New Jewish Theatre

Brilliantly staged and acted ‘District Merchants’ triumphs at New Jewish Theatre

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor A brilliantly staged and acted “District Merchants” raises timely questions on oppression in a modern reworking of Shakespeare’s 420-year-old “Merchant... Details
A Kinder, Gentler Scrooge in Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s Fox Show

A Kinder, Gentler Scrooge in Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s Fox Show

By CB Adams Contributing Writer We are living in the age of the Christmas-industrial complex. Never before have we had such a wealth of holiday... Details
Jolly ‘A Christmas Story’ Travels Heartwarming Memory Lane at The Rep

Jolly ‘A Christmas Story’ Travels Heartwarming Memory Lane at The Rep

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor As comforting as a cup of cocoa, “A Christmas Story” is bathed in the golden glow of nostalgia, evoking warm... Details
R-S Theatrics’ ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ Bittersweet and Profound

R-S Theatrics’ ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ Bittersweet and Profound

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Something so simple yet so profound, “Every Brilliant Thing” harnesses the euphoria of a fresh outlook, the childlike wonder of... Details