Live Theater Reviews

Theatre Review: The Office! A Musical Parody at The Grandel

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 6:19 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Beets. Bears. Battlestar Galactica. That’s right, The Office! A Musical Parody is bringing your Scranton favorites to the stage on a National Tour. The show is helmed from the creative minds that also brought you the parody spoof musicals inspired by other television favorites such as Friends, Full House, Saved by the Bell, and Beverly […]

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Theatre Review: THE BAND’S VISIT Is a Memorable One – Playing Fabulous Fox Through March 8

Posted: February 28, 2020 at 10:57 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

“Once not long ago, a group of musicians came to Israel from Egypt. You probably didn’t hear about it. It wasn’t very important.” This is how the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical The Band’s Visit opens. From the very first line – not even spoken, but projected above the stage – the audience is laughing, and […]

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Theatre Review: See RENT This Weekend at the Fabulous Fox

Posted: February 22, 2020 at 10:19 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT is back this weekend at The Fabulous Fox. Going on almost 25 years since the show’s debut in 1996, Jonathan Larson’s message is still as strong as it was back then – and perhaps more relevant than ever. RENT is a story of love, acceptance, loss, and celebrating the […]

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Review: The Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show Makes a Weekend Stop at The Fox

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:10 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

The worldwide phenomenon is back, this weekend only at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Riverdance is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new tour, and the timeless celebration of Irish and international dance is better than ever. This breathtaking display of singing, dancing, and music never gets old. It is unbelievable what the performers do on-stage […]

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Review: TJ Miller Stand Up at Helium Comedy Club in St. Louis

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Over the weekend, actor and comic TJ Miller performed six sets over three nights at Helium Comedy Club, spanning from Thursday through Saturday. Performing to sold-out crowds, Miller was no stranger to Helium or St. Louis for that matter, as he always makes sure to hold a performance each year in the St. Louis area, […]

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Theatre Review: JERSEY BOYS at The Fabulous Fox – Oh, What a Night!

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 11:57 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Some of the most fun musicals out there are jukebox musicals. You go to hear music that you love – while being entertained by a fun story that pieces all of the songs together. What I adore about Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is that the musical lets the […]

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Theatre Review: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will Have You Dying From Laughter

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 12:01 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

One of the funniest new shows of the past decade, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder has made its way to a local production in St. Louis. The story is based on the novel Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal written by Roy Horniman in 1907. Steven Lutvak (Music and Lyrics) and Robert L. […]

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Theatre Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Updates Greek Mythology to Modern Times

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

I’ve always been a fan of modern updates to classic stories. I love Baz Luhrmann’s ROMEO + JULIET with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Disney’s THE LION KING is a well-known retelling of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And currently playing at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES is a modern take […]

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Theatre Review: The Rep’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Offers a Fresh Take On An Old Classic

Posted: December 20, 2019 at 12:22 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

They don’t call it a classic for no reason. Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice is one of the most well-known novels in existence, with numerous stage productions and film adaptations over the years. Yet, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has not simply staged just another copy of the beloved story. Artistic Director Hana S. […]

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Theatre Review: WICKED Casts Charming Spell on The Fabulous Fox

Posted: December 9, 2019 at 12:02 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

One of the most “Popular” shows on Broadway has flown into The Fabulous Fox just in time for the holidays, plaything now through December 29. We all know the story of Dorothy and her trip to OZ, chronicled in L. Frank Baum’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the 1939 classic film starring Judy […]

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