Live Theater

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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Southern Gothic and Skullduggery Abound in Opera Theatre’s Voracious ‘Regina’

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 9:26 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The treachery and deceit of a Southern family in Gilded Age Alabama is the focal point of of Regina, Opera Theatre St. Louis’ second production of the season. Adapted from Lillian Hellman’s 1939 stage play, The Little Foxes, and composed by Marc Blitzstein, Regina is just as unscrupulous today as it was when it premiered […]

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Review: Tension and Tuberculosis Highlight Glorious ‘La Traviata’

Posted: May 23, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

You can never say that Opera Theatre of St. Louis is short on ambition. As the company launches it 43rd season it once again brings its proclivity of showcasing both emerging artists and major stars for a dazzling season highlighted by their 27th world premiere and presenting a vibrant reboot of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata, […]

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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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