Tag: Fox Theatre

Theatre Review: ‘The Color Purple’ Puts Focus On Performances at Fox (3/20-4/1)

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 12:25 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

The Color Purple is a story which has touched countless readers, filmgoers, and theatre patrons since since 1983. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical Revival in 2016. Audiences have the chance to see this new production during the national tour, making The Fabulous Fox […]

No Comments read more

Concert Review: Steve Winwood Plays His Hits at Fox Theatre

Posted: March 1, 2018 at 2:31 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Music

Steve Winwood is no stranger to the stage. Having been performing live for 55 years, Winwood knows how to get a crowd going. He did just that on Wednesday night at the Fox Theater. Performing hits from his time with the Spencer Davis group, Blind Faith and Traffic, as well as a few of his […]

No Comments read more

Review: ‘School of Rock’ Musical Lives Up To Its Name at Fabulous Fox

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 9:14 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

It has been several years since I’ve seen the 2003 comedy School of Rock, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black. But I do remember the film being quite funny, and how entertaining it was seeing Black’s character teaching a bunch of private school kids how to rock. So I expected a fun show […]

No Comments read more

Review: Musical ‘On Your Feet!’ Tells Story of Gloria Estefan (thru Nov. 19)

Posted: November 10, 2017 at 10:46 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Emilio and Gloria Estefan have won a combined 26 Grammys over their illustrious careers. On Your Feet! is a new musical (it opened on Broadway Nov. 2015) which tells the story of how the two got there. In similar fashion to some of my favorite musicals, like Mamma Mia! and Jersey Boys, the show aims to tell the story […]

No Comments read more

Review: MAMMA MIA! Delights Audiences One Last Time at the Fox After 15 Years

Posted: July 29, 2017 at 8:53 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

The farewell tour bids goodbye to St. Louis this weekend. It is no surprise that the Fabulous Fox was packed Friday for opening night of Mamma Mia!. After all, St. Louis and the Fox have hosted the show more than any other city in the United States during its fifteen year tour. And like the […]

No Comments read more

Review: ‘Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage’ at the Fabulous Fox (May 12-14)

Posted: May 13, 2017 at 7:59 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Fans of the Dirty Dancing film will love the musical that will be at the Fox for this weekend only. The show may have hit a couple sour notes on opening night, but overall, it was a fun, energetic homage to the hit film. Playing the role of Johnny Castle was Christopher Tierney. Taking over a […]

No Comments read more

Interview: Mark Campbell (Scar) Talks Disney’s THE LION KING National Tour, April 19 – May 7 at the Fabulous Fox

Posted: April 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

The last time Mark Campbell performed at the Fabulous Fox was during the national tour of Mamma Mia! several years back. But the theatre isn’t his only favorite place to visit in town. “The City Museum is absolutely one of my favorite places on planet. I try to get everybody to go because I think it’s amazing.” […]

1 Comment read more

Roundabout’s Acclaimed ‘Cabaret’ Comes to the Fabulous Fox March 7 – 19! Interview with Benjamin Eakeley

Posted: March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Roundabout Theatre Company’s 1998 revival of Cabaret, directed by Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Rob Marshall (Chicago, Into the Woods), was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. The critically acclaimed production took home 4 of the awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and three of the four top acting prizes. The show lived at Studio […]

No Comments read more

‘An American in Paris’ Shines Where It Excels, Drags Where It Doesn’t

Posted: January 19, 2017 at 1:26 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

The film An American In Paris, starring the brilliant Gene Kelly, begins with an exposition dump. It lasts one minute and thirty seconds to be exact. It tells us everything we need to know; the hero of our story is Jerry Mulligan, an ex-GI who stayed on in Paris to pursue his passion for art. […]

1 Comment read more

Review: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at the Fabulous Fox (9/13 – 9/25)

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 2:04 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When you hear about a musical titled, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” there is little worry about the show resembling the ordinary. Throw in a 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, and there is no question that something really special is going on at the theatre. And if there are still any doubts, […]

No Comments read more