Live Theater

Interview With International Opera Star David Pittsinger About “South Pacific” at the Fox Theatre

Posted: October 28, 2010 at 5:05 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “South Pacific” will grace the Fox Theatre stage for 16 performances, November 9-21! I had the pleasure of speaking with David Pittsinger, an international opera star with over 20 years of experience performing around the world.  He filled me in on his past, how he became an actor, and what its like […]

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“Shrek the Musical” Turns Fans Into Believers at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis

Posted: September 15, 2010 at 11:15 am   /   Featured, Live Theater, Local

Based on the 1990 novel, as well as the 2001 Dreamworks animated picture of the same name, “Shrek the Musical” is sure to make any fan of the beloved franchise ‘a believer.’ Following many of the same beats from the first film, we are introduced to Shrek – an ogre who lives in a desolate […]

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Interview with “Shrek,” Actor Eric Petersen – “Shrek The Musical” is Coming to St. Louis From September 11-26!

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 11:13 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

“Shrek The Musical” opens at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from September 11 to 26! ERIC PETERSEN (Shrek). Broadway: Shrek The Musical (Shrek Standby/Papa Ogre/Straw Pig). Other credits include: first national tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Barfee), many Theatreworks USA productions, readings of Zorba (with Antonio Banderas), Up Here, […]

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“Shrek The Musical” is Coming to St. Louis From September 11-26! Interview with “Fiona,” Actress Haven Burton

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 9:31 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

“Shrek The Musical” opens at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from September 11 to 26! I had the chance to speak with actress Haven Burton, who plays Fiona on the national tour! Haven has been with the show from pretty much the beginning, including playing Gingy on Broadway. To read our interview with […]

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Upcoming St. Louis Local Theater; “Fiddler on the Roof” and “State Fair”

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 1:20 pm   /   Live Theater, Local, St. Louis Events

Theater Around Town “Curtain’s Up Theater Company” is a community theater company that performs shows primarily in Madison County, Collinsville, and Edwardsville. This weekend they bring audiences another excellent show with Fiddler on the Roof showing September 2-5.   In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor dairyman, tries to instill in his five daughters […]

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Julie Taymor’s “Spider-Man: The Musical” Opening on Broadway December 21st!

Posted: August 11, 2010 at 12:03 pm   /   Live Theater, Local

Despite being in limbo for the past few years, and director Julie Taymor’s six years of hard work, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, will be coming to Broadway shortly before Christmas. The long awaited Broadway show directed by famed Julie Taymor and Glen Berger, with music and lyrics by The Edge and Bono of U2, […]

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“Footloose” Opened at the Muny in Forest Park Last Night

Posted: August 3, 2010 at 9:55 am   /   Live Theater, Local

Last night, St. Louis theater fans were in for a treat. The week long run of Footloose began yesterday, August 2nd, and marked the first night that this show has been performed on the Muny stage. Life in Bomont is quiet and predictable, until the arrival of Ren, the bad boy from the Big City. […]

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The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Recieves “Shakespeare for a New Generation Endowment”

Posted: July 29, 2010 at 12:54 pm   /   Live Theater, Local

I’ve seen many plays at the Rep, and it is truly a fine theater company. It is always great to see places that expand the arts rewarded in some way.  Their upcoming season starts September 8th with, You Can’ t Take it With You.   Click here for ticket information, and to find out more about […]

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“The Sound of Music” Opens in St. Louis at the Muny Tonight!

Posted: July 26, 2010 at 10:56 am   /   Live Theater, Local

Tonight, The Muny continues it’s summer of great musical theater with “The Sound of Music.” The stern Captain VonTrapp discovers a new love for his children when the irrepressible novice, Maria, brings laughter and music back into their lives. Featuring great music, this is one of Rodger and Hammerstein’s most loved musicals. The show starts […]

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If Ever a Wonderful Show There Was… WICKED Is Now Playing at the Fox Theater in St. Louis

Posted: June 18, 2010 at 3:17 pm   /   Live Theater, Local

You would be hard pressed to find someone who isn’t familiar with “The Wizard of Oz,” and of Dorothy, Toto and a mystical land “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.” But this is not that story. “Wicked” is the story of Elphaba – better known as the Wicked Witch of the West. But according to this show, […]

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