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Review: SHOTSPEARE is Literally Shots + Shakespeare, and It’s Hilarious

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 2:17 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

To drink, or not to drink? That is the question! Wouldn’t it be crazy if there were a version of Romeo and Juliet where the cast would go out into the audience, and poor shots of vodka straight into your mouth from the bottle? Or what if members of the audience could yell out, “SHOTSPEARE” in […]

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Review: DISENCHANTED! Offers a Unique Spin On Happily Ever After for Disney Princesses

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 9:23 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

I’m an enormous fan of the Disney animated classics. In fact, the first movie I ever saw in theaters was The Little Mermaid. My favorites include: Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and Cinderella. Combine that with my love of musicals, and tell me that there is a show about the most famous […]

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Interview: Kevin Conroy, the Voice of Batman, Coming to St. Louis in April

Posted: February 28, 2017 at 10:14 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

I am vengeance. I am the night. I am Batman. Any fan of the Dark Knight worth their weight in shark repellent bat spray just heard that line in the voice of legendary voice actor Kevin Conroy. For almost 25 years, Conroy has been the sound of Batman and Bruce Wayne in television, movies, and video […]

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‘Graeme of Thrones’ is Brilliant Tribute to Swords, Sex and Dragons (Review)

Posted: February 25, 2017 at 8:02 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Do you miss Game of Thrones? Need a refresher before the new season starts? Then do I have the show for you! Originating in London, Graeme of Thrones is a show about a man (aptly named Graeme, played by Ali Brice) who is courting investors for his theatrical adaptation of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. With him are fellow actors […]

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Interview: Comedian Gary Owen Comes to the Pageant on March 24

Posted: February 15, 2017 at 3:10 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

For 20 years now, Gary Owen has been a fixture in the stand-up comedy scene. His big break came in 1997 on BET’s Comic View. While Owen is white, he has garnered a strong African-American following.  He has headlined BET shows, as well as Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam Tour. Owen has landed feature roles in […]

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Review: “Something Rotten!” Offers Fresh Take on Shakespeare, and Lots of Laughs

Posted: February 8, 2017 at 9:29 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

The name Shakespeare isn’t generally synonymous with a laugh riot. Star crossed lovers, taking their own lives at the thought of living without one another. A prince whose father is murdered by his own uncle. A murderous king consumed by paranoia and power. These are only a few examples of his most famous tragedies, for which “The Bard” is […]

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Nelly Performs Symphonic Hip Hop With the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall

Posted: February 6, 2017 at 2:57 pm   /   Concert Reviews, St. Louis Events

St. Louis’ own Nelly achieved a career first on Friday night, playing with the St. Louis Symphony in front of a sold-out crowd at Powell Hall. The show, which sold out in five hours months ago, featured conductor David Robertson and appearances from Nelly’s fellow St. Lunatics Ali and City Spud. From the start, it […]

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‘Something Rotten!’ Plays Fabulous Fox Feb 7-19! Interview With Leah Hofmann, St. Louis Native

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 10:02 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

The Tony Award-winning musical Something Rotten! is heading to the Fabulous Fox Theatre February 7 – 19! The musical comedy is set in the late 1500s, where the two Bottom Brothers (Nick and Nigel) are competing to create the next great play against none other than William Shakespeare. We had the pleasure of speaking with […]

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Interview: KISS’ Gene Simmons Coming to Town for Wizard World Comic Con (Apr 7-9)

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 10:43 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

Rock Icon and Kiss-founder Gene Simmons will be appearing at Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis on Saturday April 8 and Sunday, April 9. Simmons will also play a concert on Friday, April 7 to celebrate his appearance at the convention.   Simmons co-founded KISS 42 years ago. KISS is America’s #1 Gold Record Award Winning […]

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This Weekend Only: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ at the Peabody Opera House (Jan 27 – 29)

Posted: January 27, 2017 at 6:49 am   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Don’t miss the Tony Award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch as it comes to the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis for one weekend only! Directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening, American Idiot) and starring Tony and Olivier Award-nominee Euan Morton, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH is the winner of four […]

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