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Interview: Marc Summers Talks Double Dare and Life After Nickelodeon

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 10:54 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Growing up in the 90s, it was impossible to miss the phenomenon that was Nickelodeon. It was a network who knew exactly what kids wanted, and had a lineup that no other station could compete with. A huge part of that success was Double Dare – a game show where kids would compete in messy […]

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Behind-the-Scenes at Cirque du Soleil ‘Corteo’ – Through Sunday at Chaifetz

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 2:51 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

The tagline of Cirque du Soleil’s latest tour, Corteo, is “Get carried away with life.” The word “corteo” means procession in Italian. Which is a fitting title for the show, which is about a clown named Mauro who has just passed away. However, his spirit is still among us and remembering all of the best parts […]

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Patton Oswalt Coming to The Family Arena April 26! Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets!

Posted: April 17, 2019 at 5:18 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

You know him from film (Big Fan, Blade Trinity), television (The Goldbergs, MST3K, A.P. Bio), and his award-winning standup specials. Now see him live and in person at The Family Arena – Friday, April 26! A comedian, actor, and writer, Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment. From his award-winning comedy […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Waitress’ Performances Are Sweet As Pie, But Morals Are Debatable

Posted: March 29, 2019 at 10:11 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Waitress is based on a 2007 film of the same name, written and directed by Adrienne Shelly. It’s a quirky, funny, and charming film that seems like an interesting choice for a musical adaptation. And the songs in the musical are really good, with the entire story translating surprisingly well to the stage. Yet the […]

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Interview: Jill-Christine Wiley On Maria and ‘The Sound of Music’ Returning to St. Louis

Posted: March 26, 2019 at 6:54 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

The Sound of Music returns to St. Louis on March 30 at Stifel Theatre!   Returning along with the show is Jill-Christine Wiley, who once again stars as the incredible Maria. “We love St. Louis, and we’re very excited to be coming back! It’s my second year, and it’s been such an exciting adventure, to say […]

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Nick Offerman Coming to Stifel Theatre This November

Posted: March 18, 2019 at 2:09 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 22 at 10am. Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Hearts Beat Loud) announced this morning that he will be touring the country with his new show, ALL RISE. The tour starts this July in Oklahoma, and will eventually take Offerman to St. Louis on Thursday, November 7 (7:30pm). PRE-SALE starts Tuesday, […]

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Review: ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ is Inspirational and Entertaining Night of Theater

Posted: March 15, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through March 17 at The Fabulous Fox. Carole King sold her first song at only 16 years old. Not only did she start writing songs at a young age, but many people may not even realize just how many hit songs she has written. The singer-songwriter was responsible for many chart-topping numbers of […]

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Interview: David Larsen talks Under the Streetlamp at Family Arena (3/15)

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:56 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Under the Streetlamp is coming to The Family Arena for one night only – Friday, March 15, 2019. The group is comprised of four members, each with Broadway credits, and who specialize in melodies from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. David Larsen started performing with the group back in November of 2017. Before joining Under […]

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Review: Louis C.K. at The Funny Bone in St. Louis

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 9:23 am   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater

Louis C.K. performed his first of 4 sold-out shows in St. Louis at The Funny Bone in Westport Wednesday night. We got the call around 11 p.m. Sunday.  The carefully and covertly constructed tip stated that we wanted to be at our computer by 6:50 a.m. the following morning with the browser open and ready. […]

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Interview: Mark Saunders Comes Home For ‘Something Rotten!’ Tonight at Stifel Theatre

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 1:53 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Mark Saunders is traveling the country as Brother Jeremiah in the National Tour of Something Rotten! The actor is also a St. Louis native, born and raised, who still lives in Dog Town. He’s performed with Union Avenue Opera, The St. Louis Symphony, Theatre Macabre, St. Louis Shakespeare, and Stray Dog among others. He was […]

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