Tag: musical

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: JERSEY BOYS at The Fabulous Fox – Oh, What a Night!

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 11:57 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Some of the most fun musicals out there are jukebox musicals. You go to hear music that you love – while being entertained by a fun story that pieces all of the songs together. What I adore about Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is that the musical lets the […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Footloose’ at The Muny Makes Us Want to Dance

Posted: July 22, 2019 at 10:46 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose is a musical that captures the fun spirit of the source material – while continuing to tackle subjects that are just as relevant today as they were back then. Directed by two time Tony award-winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten! and Peter and the Starcatcher), the show deals […]

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Review: ‘Guys and Dolls’ Rolls a 7 As It Opens Muny’s 101st Season

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 5:41 pm   /   Local

St. Louis could not have asked for a more beautiful evening than what we received for the opening of The Muny’s 101st season. For Guys and Dolls, the audience got their first look at the beautiful new stage that was built over the past nine months. The sound was clear, the lighting wonderful (designed by […]

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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: ‘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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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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‘Les Miserables’ HD Trailer Starring Anne Hatheway, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe

Posted: May 30, 2012 at 10:45 am   /   Local, Movie Trailers

Before seeing this trailer, the only thing that I knew about “Les Miserables” is that the stage show has been wildly popular.  After watching the trailer, the only thing I know about “Les Miserables” is that the song Susan Boyle sang on Britain’s Got Talent is from it. All joking aside, I really did know […]

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The Smash Hit Musical “Wicked” Becoming a Mini-Series

Posted: January 10, 2011 at 11:31 am   /   Local, Television

I have seen the musical Wicked three times.  I love it.  But I have not yet read the book that it was inspired by.  It is on my to do list.  I knew that their would be a movie based upon the stage show, but I feel like it will be a while.  They aren’t […]

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