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Theatre: Muny’s ‘Annie’ Has Audiences Fully Dressed With Smiles, Ear to Ear

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Annie made its Broadway debut in 1977, nominated for ten Tony Awards and winning seven of them – including best musical. The show is based on, of all things, a comic strip from 1924 – Little Orphan Annie, by Harold Gray. With music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and a book by Thomas […]

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Photos: The Pretenders w/ The Rails at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 3:59 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

The Pretenders played the Stifel Theatre (formerly known as The Peabody Opera House) on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The Rails opened the show at 7:30pm. Photos by Arliss Davis.

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TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES Opens July 27th! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 3:37 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” finds our egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza—a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete […]

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Review: ‘Jersey Boys’ Delights Muny With Frankie Valli and Four Seasons Story

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 11:09 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

“Oh, what a night” indeed! The story of Frankie Valli, and his hit ’60s group The Four Seasons, makes for the perfect musical. Writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice have taken the true-story, and crafted a delightful show – full of plenty of laughs and of course numerous hit songs. It’s the kind of show that […]

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Photos: Lindsey Stirling + Evanescence at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in St. Louis

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 1:41 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

On a gorgeous Saturday night in St. Louis, Lindsey Stirling and Evanescence packed the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. Cellogram opened the show with a twenty-minute set. Lindsey Stirling went on-stage at 7:45 pm, and put on an incredible hour-and-fifteen-minute performance, full of amazing choreography and beautiful costumes. her backup dancers, dressed in dazzling costumes for each number, […]

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Review: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ is the Definition of Muny Magic

Posted: June 28, 2018 at 9:21 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Last night at The Muny, on a beautiful summer evening in St. Louis, the audience experienced pure, theatrical joy. Those lucky enough to be in attendance for the opening night of Singin’ in the Rain are able to say that they were there when it happened. That is, when a life-long dream became a reality for 29-year-old […]

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Interview: Corbin Bleu Fulfills Lifelong Dream While Singin’ in the Rain at Muny

Posted: June 26, 2018 at 10:10 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

You may know him from Broadway, where he performed leading roles in Holiday Inn, In the Heights, and Godspell. Or on television, in dozens of roles, and placing second in Dancing With the Stars in 2013. Or perhaps as Chad in the High School Musical movies. Corbin Bleu can do it all, and this week he gets to accomplish one of […]

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Muny Review: Ease on Down the Road to Fun at ‘The Wiz’

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 9:07 am   /   Live Theater

For the first time in 36 years, The Wiz has returned to The Muny! Based on L. Frank Baum’s most cherished book – “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” – The Wiz is a wildly fun and imaginative update to the classic story. The show opened on Broadway in 1975, winning seven Tony Awards – including best […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Jerome Robbins’ Broadway’ Kicks Off Muny’s 100th Season

Posted: June 15, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Live Theater

Jerome Robbins is one of the greatest choreographers in the history of Broadway. Classics like West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and Peter Pan are just a few of his shows that are still cherished and performed today. Those and several others – On the Town, Billion Dollar Baby, High Button Shoes, and Miss Liberty […]

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Review: ‘Yeast Nation’ Closes Out 27th Season at New Line Theatre

Posted: June 13, 2018 at 6:11 pm   /   Local

“The Triumph of Life” New Line’s production Yeast Nation, a show which premiered in 2007, is only the eighth time it has ever been staged. But if you are at all familiar with the St. Louis theatre company, helmed by Scott Miller and Mike Dowdy-Windsor, it will come as no surprise that what we have is yet another undiscovered […]

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