Live Theater Reviews

Review: Cirque Du Soleil ‘Corteo’ Flies High at Chaifetz Arena Through April 28

Posted: April 25, 2019 at 2:13 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Cirque Du Soleil brought their latest stunning visionary tale, “Corteo,” for a night of spectacular storytelling and gravity-defying acts to the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, with performances from April 24th through April 28th. Following the story of the recently deceased clown Mauro, the audience witnesses a celebration of life for the young man, as both the cast and audience […]

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Theatre Review: Come Prepared to Laugh at ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ at The Rep

Posted: April 4, 2019 at 4:27 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

There are many great comedies when it comes to live theatre. Some of my favorites which come to mind: Something Rotten!, The Book of Mormon, Spamalot, and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. I’d be happy to see any of these shows at any time, and I know I’d have a blast. Yet, I […]

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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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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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Review: Cast Dazzles and Delights in ‘La Cage aux Folles’ at New Line Theatre

Posted: March 8, 2019 at 4:07 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through March 23. Based on the play by Jean Poiret, La Cage aux Folles was adapted into a musical by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman. The show made its Broadway debut in 1983, going on to win six Tonys (including best musical) out of nine nominations. It has been revived twice on Broadway, […]

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Review: After Ten Years, ‘Rock of Ages’ Still Rocks. March 1-3 at Fabulous Fox

Posted: March 2, 2019 at 1:53 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Celebrating a decade since its Broadway debut in 2009, Rock of Ages has hit the road again for the Tenth Anniversary Tour. The show is a jukebox musical of 80s rock hits, from bands including Twisted Sister, Styx, Journey, and many others. Lonny (John-Michaell Breen), second in command at Dupree’s Bourbon Room, hilariously breaks the […]

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Theatre Review: Phenomenal ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Production Shines at Fabulous Fox

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 10:11 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Currently playing The Fabulously Fox Theatre, the new production of Fiddler on the Roof makes for an incredible night of song, dance, and tradition! Yehezkel Lazarov stars as Tevye, who captivates the audience from the moment the show starts with his fantastic rendition of “Tradition” alongside the rest of the cast. Lazarov’s Tevye is a more youthful, […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Avenue Q’ is All Laughs With No Strings Attached

Posted: January 31, 2019 at 11:31 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

For the first time since the national tour in 2010, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q is back in St. Louis – and better than ever! Playing now at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza through March 3, this is one of the funniest shows you can see at the theater. And although it is mostly […]

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Theatre Review: Rep’s ‘Alabama Story’ Brings Decades Old Battle Into Relevant Times

Posted: January 10, 2019 at 10:02 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

In 1958 “The Rabbits’ Wedding” by Garth Williams was published, about a black rabbit and a white rabbit who get married. In 1959, Alabama State Senator E. O. Eddins called it a “dangerous book ¹,” and fought to have it removed from the Alabama Public Library Service. Library Director Emily Reed stood up for the […]

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Theatre Review: ANASTASIA brings classic tale to life at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: December 31, 2018 at 7:51 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Playing now through January 6 in St. Louis. If you’re looking for a terrific show to see this holiday season with the entire family, The Fabulous Fox has you covered. A timeless tale, packed with fantastic songs and performances, ANASTASIA The New Broadway Musical is truly a delight! The show is inspired by the true […]

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