Live Theater Reviews

‘The Book of Mormon’ Offers Up Big Laughs at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis (Review)

Posted: February 28, 2013 at 9:56 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

After quickly becoming one of the most sought after Broadway shows to see, The Book of Mormon is finally going “door to door,” so-to-speak. In 2011 the brilliantly satirical musical, written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone along with Robert Lopez (co-creator of Avenue Q), won 9 Tony Awards including best musical. […]

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St. Louis Symphony Opening Weekend Starts September 28. A Look Back at Last Season’s Finale.

Posted: September 28, 2012 at 7:07 am   /   Concerts, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Finally! Symphony season is upon us. as such, I’d like to give a brief recap of last seasons finale… Let me start by admitting that I am no veteran of attending symphony performances or even listening to classical composition. While I’ve always appreciated the form and style, I never caught the bug, so to speak, […]

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Review: CHICAGO Brings Dance, Liquor and “All That Jazz” to The Muny in St. Louis

Posted: June 26, 2012 at 6:00 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When I saw the movie adaptation “Chicago” almost a decade ago, I knew absolutely nothing about it the story, the music, the dancing, anything.  And I was completely astounded.  It quickly became one of my favorite films of all time.  I loved the music.  I loved the dancing.  I loved the actors in the roles. […]

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“Thoroughly Modern Millie” Opens the Muny Season with Charm

Posted: June 19, 2012 at 2:57 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

The Muny is a unique experience.  There really is no other venue like it.  Sitting under the stars, in beautiful Forest Park, with a cool breeze blowing through, audiences get to see top level performers who have won Tony and Emmy Awards.  If you are a fan of musical theater, whether it be casual or […]

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MEMPHIS Rocks the House at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis (May 1 – May 13)

Posted: May 3, 2012 at 9:13 am   /   Featured, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Often times going into a musical, I will have already listened to the original Broadway recording. Perhaps to familiarize myself with the music, or because the show has been around for a while – in either case, I have something to compare the performance to.  But going into Memphis I did not.  I had heard […]

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‘Bring It On: The Musical’ Offers Big Laughs, Bigger Stunts at the Fox Theatre (Review)

Posted: March 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm   /   Featured, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

I honestly did not know what to expect going into the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Tuesday, as I prepared to see Bring It On: The Musical on opening night. It has been years since I’ve seen the movie – over a decade to be exact. And although it wasn’t the best film I’ve seen, it […]

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Cavalia Races into Saint Louis

Posted: March 25, 2012 at 10:07 am   /   Featured, Live Theater Reviews, Local, Reviews, St. Louis Events

If you are like most St. Louisans’; you have probably been asking yourself one of two questions “What are these billboards for Cavalia?” or “What is that big white tent next to Busch Stadium?” To answer in short, “Cavalia: A Magical Encounter between Human and Horse” is a show that brings us closer to the […]

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Review: ‘West Side Story’ at the Fabulous Fox Theatre is One Spectacular Show

Posted: February 17, 2012 at 10:23 am   /   Featured, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

It has been over fifty years since the original Broadway production of West Side Story wowed audiences for the first time. Yet the timeless love story is still one of the most memorable and beloved, and is giving fans young and old a chance to experience the magic. From beginning to end the spectacular music, […]

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Review– JERSEY BOYS Now Playing At The Fabulous Fox

Posted: May 13, 2011 at 10:55 pm   /   Featured, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local, Reviews

I first want to clarify two things right away that you need to know about me as you read this review. 1.)  I do not consider myself a music aficianado.  I listen to what I listen to, and I don’t know much about classic bands and groups.  If you had asked me a week ago […]

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“9 To 5 The Musical” Is A Surprisingly Pleasant Workday Experience

Posted: February 8, 2011 at 11:46 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

I walked into the beautiful Fox Theatre knowing only one thing about 9 To 5 The Musical, Dolly Parton was involved in some way.  This did not leave me hopeful.  I am not a country fan myself, and Ms. Parton’s big personality is just a little too much for me to handle.  I was hoping […]

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