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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Story’ Brings Holiday Cheer to The Rep

Posted: December 12, 2018 at 9:30 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Watching Bob Clark’s 1983 classic A Christmas Story has been a holiday staple for as long as I can remember. Based on author Jean Shepherd’s 1966 novel “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” it’s a hilarious film about a young boy named Ralphie who wants nothing more than to get a BB gun for […]

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Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Enterprise Center

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 10:17 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Live Theater, Reviews

Celebrating their twentieth reunion performing together, Trans-Siberian Orchestra brought their “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” tour to Saint Louis Thursday night, to a packed house at Enterprise Center. A little bit of rock, a little bit of theatre, a whole lot of stage effects and some impressive vocal ballads – and the show had people […]

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“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Musical Returns to St. Louis

Posted: December 7, 2018 at 10:50 am   /   Live Theater

See the classic tale on-stage at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis December 13-16! DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL returns for first time since 2011! The show features your favorite songs from the 1966 animated film, including “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas.” Tickets range from $32-$82 and are available at TicketMaster.com.  About […]

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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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