Live Theater Reviews

Review: MY FAIR LADY at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Posted: March 24, 2022 at 11:46 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The national tour of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, revived by Lincoln Center Theater in 2018, is now playing The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis through April 3. The musical, adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, hit Broadway in 1956 starring Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison – winning six Tony Awards (including Best […]

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Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Is Fun Treat at The Fox

Posted: March 10, 2022 at 5:37 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the beloved children’s book that spawned two feature-length films (with a new one on the way), is now a musical currently touring the country. The new stage adaptation brings the novel to life with songs from the 1971 classic starring Gene Wilder (“The Candy Man,” “I’ve Got a […]

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Theatre Review: THE PROM Has Audiences Dancing at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: February 1, 2022 at 9:40 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Being a kid is tough enough with trying to figure out who you are and what you want to do with the rest of your life. Throw in your peers looking at you differently, and a closed-minded community that wants to stop a person from just being themselves, and navigating high school just got even […]

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Theatre Review: New Line Opens 30th Season With THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Posted: October 7, 2021 at 1:31 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

“Write what you know.” That’s a quote attributed to Mark Twain, and also advice author Thomas Weaver – one of two main characters in The Story of My Life – keeps telling himself. It sounds easy enough… and logical. But isn’t it true that what we know changes over time? Not just the facts we […]

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Theatre Review: JERSEY BOYS Offers Night to Remember at Stages St. Louis

Posted: October 4, 2021 at 3:06 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

“Oh, what a night!” That’s what audiences leaving the closing show of Stages St. Louis’ 2021 Season will be saying after experiencing one of the most entertaining modern musicals out there. With performances now through October 24 at The Ross Family Theatre at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center, the music of Frankie Valli and The […]

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Review: The Muny ‘Razzle Dazzles’ Audiences With CHICAGO to Close Out 103rd Season

Posted: September 3, 2021 at 9:34 am   /   Film, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

As another tremendous season comes to a close at the oldest outdoor musical theatre in the country, we’re reminded exactly why St. Louis loves The Muny. Through September 5, audiences can experience the Forest Park theatre’s first production of Chicago in nearly a decade. Filled with dazzling performances, beautiful Prohibition-era costumes, and the sensational songs […]

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Theatre Review: Muny Will Have You ON YOUR FEET!

Posted: August 23, 2021 at 11:13 am   /   Film, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now through August 27, audiences can experience the inspiring story and hit songs of Gloria Estefan at The Muny. Gloria (Arianna Rosario) had a passion for writing and singing at a young age – something her father (Martín Solá) and grandmother (Alma Cuervo) encouraged. However, her mother (Natascia Diaz) wanted her to focus on her […]

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Theatre Review: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Delights at The Muny

Posted: August 16, 2021 at 11:22 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Adapted from the 1954 MGM film directed by Stanley Donen, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is now playing through August 18 at The Muny in Forest Park. The musical is a delightful show full of catchy tunes and wonderfully choreographed dance numbers. For those who have seen the film, the stage production features new songs […]

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Theatre Review: Forest Park is Alive With THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

Posted: August 5, 2021 at 11:42 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The second show of The Muny’s 103rd season is an absolutely delightful production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless classic, The Sound of Music. With performances through August 9, audiences will experience the pure joy of one of the greatest musicals of all time. It’s hard to stop yourself from singing along with all the favorites […]

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Theatre Review: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE Has St. Louis Meeting Back at The Muny

Posted: July 28, 2021 at 9:50 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

It felt so good to be back after nearly two years. The momentum that carried the centennial celebration into the 101st season sadly came to a halt last year, but it was an absolute delight to look upon the newly completed stage with thousands of other musical-loving fans on Monday evening. Opening the 5-show season […]

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