Piece of ‘Art’ Provokes Out-of-Tune Friends in Razor-Sharp Comedy

Piece of ‘Art’ Provokes Out-of-Tune Friends in Razor-Sharp Comedy

By Lynn VenhausAt times, friendship is not always the perfect ‘blendship.’ Case in point: “Art,” a razor-sharp comedy currently being staged outdoors by Stray Dog... Details
Prism Theatre Company Spotlights New Works by Women Aug. 13, 14

Prism Theatre Company Spotlights New Works by Women Aug. 13, 14

Prism Theatre Company announces the playwrights, directors, and cast of Prism’s first annual Spotlight On festival of new works, sharing the stories of women playwrights... Details
Goshen Theatre Project to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast This Weekend

Goshen Theatre Project to Disney’s Beauty and the Beast This Weekend

Goshen Theatre Project of Collinsville, Ill., will be performing Disney’s musical Beauty and the Beast this week at McKendree University’s Hettenhausen Center of the Arts... Details
Crowd-pleasing ‘The Sound of Music’ Delivers Comfort and Joy at Muny

Crowd-pleasing ‘The Sound of Music’ Delivers Comfort and Joy at Muny

By Lynn Venhaus This much I know is true: “The Sound of Music,” created during the golden age of musicals -- (and the reason it’s... Details
Emerson Teams with Stages St Louis to Offer Discount Student Tickets

Emerson Teams with Stages St Louis to Offer Discount Student Tickets

STAGES St. Louis is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Emerson, STAGES 2021 Season Education Sponsor, titled Emerson Educates. The new program, exclusively for... Details
24 Parks in 24 Nights: Free ‘Othello’ from St. Louis Shakespeare Festival

24 Parks in 24 Nights: Free ‘Othello’ from St. Louis Shakespeare Festival

Bringing the magic and artistry of Shakespeare in the Park to communities throughout the bi-state region On Tuesday, Aug. 3, the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival (Tom... Details
Max and Louie’s ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ Resonates In Mighty Waves

Max and Louie’s ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ Resonates In Mighty Waves

By Lynn VenhausHeart-tugging and hopeful, “Tiny Beautiful Things” strikes universal chords as it reverberates through a darkened theater. Now playing at The Grandel, the deeply... Details
The Muny Keys in on Nostalgic Songbook, Setting in its Joyous Return

The Muny Keys in on Nostalgic Songbook, Setting in its Joyous Return

By Lynn VenhausWith the nostalgic glow of scrapbook memories, the toe-tapping and hummable “Smokey Joe’s Café” opened The Muny’s eagerly anticipated 103rd season. In this... Details
Looking Back at 1964 and Talkin’ Baseball in St. Lou Is Hanrahan’s Insightful, Delightful One-Man Show

Looking Back at 1964 and Talkin’ Baseball in St. Lou Is Hanrahan’s Insightful, Delightful One-Man Show

By Lynn Venhaus1964 was a memorable year for Americans. Still reeling from President Kennedy’s assassination, an escalating war in Vietnam and civil rights struggles, the... Details
Tennessee Williams Festival St Louis Announces Casts for August Shows

Tennessee Williams Festival St Louis Announces Casts for August Shows

The Tennessee Williams Festival returns for its sixth year.  The headliner is a production of one of the playwright’s most important works, The Glass Menagerie, in the Central... Details