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Interview: Kayla Pecchioni. ‘The Book of Mormon’ Coming to Fox Theatre May 29 – June 3

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 11:33 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

See Kayla Pecchioni as Nabulungi in the national tour of The Book of Mormon, playing the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis May 29 – June 3. Growing up, Kayla’s grandmother had a strong influence on the actor she would become. “I had grown up with my grandmother, who is very similar to who I am now. […]

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Review: SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke

Posted: May 25, 2018 at 11:22 am   /   Movie Reviews

Let’s get past the nostalgia, and embrace the future. The release of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY also marks the 41st anniversary of the theatrical release of Star Wars. The film, which would later go on to be referred to as “Episode IV” and “A New Hope,” introduced the world to Han Solo – who […]

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Marvel’s BLACK PANTHER Out Today on Blu-ray and DVD!

Posted: May 15, 2018 at 10:45 am   /   DVD News, DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Wakanda Forever. The hype was undeniable for BLACK PANTHER, instantly breaking records for advance ticket sales. The film is now the highest grossing superhero film of all time domestically, as well as the third highest grossing film of all time in the United States. Today, you can take it home on Blu-ray and DVD. Packed […]

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Theatre Review: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Returns to the Fabulous Fox, Through May 20

Posted: May 14, 2018 at 3:03 pm   /   Live Theater

Among the greatest moments of musical theatre is when lot 666, the chandelier of the Opéra Populaire, is illuminated by electric light to the haunting score of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. There is no question as to why the show is the longest running in Broadway history, with the breathtaking music […]

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Theatre Review: ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Plays Tennessee Williams Festival Through May 19

Posted: May 14, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Widely considered to be the author’s best work, “A Streetcar Named Desire” kicked off the 3rd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis at The Grandel Theater last Thursday night. The dynamic, age-appropriate cast brings director Tim Ocel’s faithful production of Streetcar to life with intensity and passion. Exploring the human condition at its finest, the […]

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3rd Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Coming May 10-19! Interview With Executive Artistic Director Carrie Houk

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 9:56 am   /   Live Theater

“I’ve loved Tennessee Williams since I was a child,” says the passionate Carrie Houk, as she discusses her upcoming Tennesee Williams Festival. For almost thirty-six years, Houk has worked as casting director for film and theater. Her love of the arts goes back to her childhood, where she discovered a passion which would turn into […]

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‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Returns to the Fabulous Fox Theatre May 9. Interview with The Phantom, Quentin Oliver Lee

Posted: May 2, 2018 at 3:22 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Cameron Mackintosh (Les Misérables, Miss Saigon) presents a new production of The Phantom of the Opera, making its way to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis May 9-20. Phantom opened in New York in January of 1988, and is currently the longest-running show in Broadway history – with over 12,500 performances. Audiences will have a […]

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SHOW DOGS Opens May 18! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   SHOW DOGS is a family comedy about the unlikely pairing of a human detective (Arnett) and his canine partner (voice of Chris “Ludacris” Bridges), who has to go undercover at the world’s most exclusive dog show to solve his biggest case yet. Starring: Will […]

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TV: Everything We Know About ‘Westworld’ Season 2, Episode 1 “Journey into Night” (Spoilers)

Posted: April 23, 2018 at 12:31 pm   /   Television Reviews

Sunday night on HBO, the season 2 premiere of Westworld took place – nearly 17 months after the season one finale in December 2016. After a 4 minute refresher of season one, audiences were greeted by a new into – which featured a similar feel, yet added some new visuals. Many of the shots were […]

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Preview: ‘My Brother, My Brother, and Me’ Coming to the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis (5/3)

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 7:01 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

“The McElroy brothers are not experts, and their advice should never be followed.” That’s how the podcast My Brother, My Brother, and Me starts every week. Hosted by real-life brothers Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy – the show is a self-proclaimed, “advice show for the modern era.” Except they don’t actually expect you to follow […]

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