Live Theater

Interview: Jonah Ray Talks MST3K 30th Anniversary Tour, St. Louis Show 10/30

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 3:01 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

MST3K is back on tour! Hot off the heels of the 11th season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix and their 2017 tour, the gang is hitting the road once again in honor of the show’s 30th anniversary. And for the first time in 25 years, MST3K’s creator Joel Hodgson is putting on his […]

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Theatre Review: ‘A Doll’s House Part 2’ Continues 140-Year-Old Story at The Rep

Posted: October 24, 2018 at 2:41 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

It isn’t often that we get a direct sequel to writing from nearly 140 years ago. Yet that is exactly what audiences have in store for them as they see A Doll’s House Part 2 at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Written by Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House premiered in Denmark in December of 1879. […]

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Theatre Review: New Line Opens 28th Season With ‘The Zombies of Penzance’

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 4:04 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The famous duo of Gilbert and Sullivan released their fifth collaboration, The Pirates of Penzance, in December of 1879. The opera proved highly successful and was performed around the world for well over a century. Probably the most popular version of the show is the 1981 Broadway musical, which won the Tony for best revival. Produced by […]

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Interview: Jeff Hobson Returns to The Fabulous Fox With THE ILLUSIONISTS (Oct. 5-7)

Posted: October 3, 2018 at 10:36 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

The Illusionists: Live From Broadway is an incredible magic show, which is constantly evolving and traveling all around the world. The show features five of the greatest illusionists on Earth, who rotate between Broadway, domestic, and international tours of the show. This Friday through Sunday (Oct. 5-7), The Illusionists returns to The Fabulous Fox Theatre for four […]

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Theatre Review: Grand Production of ‘Evita’ Opens The Rep’s 52nd Season

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 2:34 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Evita is the musical story of Eva Perón, an aspiring actress who became the First Lady of Argentina and a spiritual leader for the people. Created by the legendary duo of Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (book and lyrics), the show has captivated audiences all around the world since its debut in 1978. […]

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Interview: Meghan Picerno is Christine Daaé in ‘Love Never Dies’ at the Fox

Posted: August 28, 2018 at 10:54 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to The Phantom of the Opera – Love Never Dies – is coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis September 18 – 30!  The show, which kicks off the 2018-2019 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, takes place ten years after the events of Phantom, and follows Christine Daaé and her family in New York. Meghan Picerno plays […]

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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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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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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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