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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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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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Preview: SNL’s Leslie Jones to Perform at UMSL

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 1:08 pm   /   Concerts, Live Theater, Local, Television

One of Saturday Night Live’s most popular cast members, Leslie Jones, will perform at UMSL at The Touhill Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 27. Along with her role on SNL, Jones had a starring role in the Ghostbusters remake. She has also appeared in films Top Five, Trainwreck, and Masterminds. The comedian will be […]

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Theatre Review: ‘The Sound of Music’ at the Fabulous Fox (Feb. 2 – 4)

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 9:03 am   /   Live Theater

The Sound of Music opened on Broadway in 1959, starring Mary Martin and Theodore Bikel. Based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, it was the last musical written by the famous duo of Rodgers and Hammerstein. After winning five Tony Awards, it was adapted into one of the greatest movie musicals of all time […]

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“Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes” Stops in St. Louis This Week! Interview with “Rhino” Actor Zach Cooke

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 5:46 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

Right now Marvel is bigger than ever. With the successful cinematic universe, multiple television series, and – believe it or not – comic books, there’s no stopping them. Luckily fans everywhere are able to experience the action live and in person, in a unique experience called “Marvel Universe Live!” The show, comprised of 25 of […]

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EVIL DEAD – THE MUSICAL Makes St. Louis Debut Oct. 12-22! Win a Pair of FREE Tickets!

Posted: September 27, 2017 at 11:28 am   /   Contests, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Emery Entertainment, Inc. presents the St. Louis debut of the wildly popular cult classic Evil Dead – The Musical at The Grandel Theatre for a limited two-week engagement! The Winner of the 2007 Dora Audience Choice Award for Toronto’s favorite show, Evil Dead – The Musical is the hilarious and outrageous story of five college friends spending the weekend […]

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Interview: Mark Campbell (Scar) Talks Disney’s THE LION KING National Tour, April 19 – May 7 at the Fabulous Fox

Posted: April 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

The last time Mark Campbell performed at the Fabulous Fox was during the national tour of Mamma Mia! several years back. But the theatre isn’t his only favorite place to visit in town. “The City Museum is absolutely one of my favorite places on planet. I try to get everybody to go because I think it’s amazing.” […]

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See ‘The Illusionists – Live From Broadway’ at the Fabulous Fox Theatre This Weekend. Interview with “The Inventor” Kevin James

Posted: March 31, 2017 at 10:41 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Kevin James has been performing magic since he was 10 years old. “I saw magician perform at my elementary school, and was enamored by it.” He grew up in a small town with a population of two-thousand, and no magicians. “It was me and six library books for some time. And then Doug Henning started […]

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Roundabout’s Acclaimed ‘Cabaret’ Comes to the Fabulous Fox March 7 – 19! Interview with Benjamin Eakeley

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Roundabout Theatre Company’s 1998 revival of Cabaret, directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Rob Marshall (Chicago, Into the Woods), was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. The critically acclaimed production took home 4 of the awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and three of the four top acting prizes. The show lived at Studio […]

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