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Theatre Review: HAIRSPRAY at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: April 8, 2022 at 10:12 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

You can’t stop the FUN at Hairspray, currently playing The Fabulous Fox through April 9. In the hilarious and heartwarming musical, Tracy Turnblad (NIKI METCALF) – a high schooler in the early ’60s – would love nothing more than to be one of the dancers on “The Corny Collins Show” (think “American Bandstand”). Although her […]

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Theatre Review: PRETTY WOMAN Kicks Off 2021-2022 Broadway Series at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: November 19, 2021 at 8:33 am   /   Live Theater

Musical theatre has found its way back to The Fabulous Fox Theatre, kicking off the 2021-2022 U.S. Bank Broadway Series with Pretty Woman: The Musical. Based on the hit 1990 film directed by Garry Marshall and written by J. F. Lawton, the story follows Vivian (Olivia Valli) – a prostitute working in Hollywood who makes […]

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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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Concert Review: Wilco wows crowd at Fox Theatre

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 8:52 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

By Bob O’ Mahony and Carla Scuzzo A familiar crowd was warmed up by local legends, the Bottle Rockets, playing the Fox for the first time in some 22 years.  The Bottle Rockets were from the same alt-country period of the St. Louis music scene, sometime working, sometimes playing together.  They did a well put […]

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Theatre Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Posted: October 28, 2019 at 9:45 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Many people at one time or another have felt like they go unseen, or perhaps they don’t matter. It’s the premise of Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas staple, It’s a Wonderful Life. At the beginning of ACT I of Dear Evan Hansen, the title character sings in “Waving Through a Window,” Waving through a window I try […]

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Theatre Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Gives Warm Welcome to Audiences for Latest Broadway Series

Posted: October 4, 2019 at 11:21 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Fresh off a Tony Award-winning revival on Broadway, Hello, Dolly! opens the 2019-2020 Broadway Series at the Fabulous Fox. Carolee Carmello is sensational as Dolly, a widowed matchmaker who is known for making everyone’s business her own. There’s nothing she can’t do as she earns a living by taking on as many side-jobs as possible. But […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Come From Away’ at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: May 17, 2019 at 9:11 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Sometimes for significant moments in your life, you remember the events and people that surrounded them more than the actual moment. That’s the essential idea behind the new musical, Come From Away, which tells the true story of what transpired when 38 planes headed to the US were ordered to land unexpectedly in the small […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Miss Saigon’ Delivers Powerhouse Production at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: April 30, 2019 at 10:53 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Miss Saigon debuted in London in 1989, opening on Broadway two years later. It is an adaptation of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly (1898), moving from Japan to Saigon during the Vietnam War. It was the second hit from Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil after Les Misérables. The show features music by Schönberg, and lyrics by […]

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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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