Tag: Stages St. Louis

Theatre Review: Stages St. Louis’ Beautiful and Engaging AIDA

Posted: June 10, 2023 at 9:19 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Loosely based on Giuseppe Verdi’s opera of the same name, Aida follows the story of a Nubian Princess captured and enslaved during war by an Egypt general. As they learn more about each other, the two fall in love – to perilous consequences. Tim Rice (lyrics) and Elton John (music) joined with book writers Linda […]

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Theatre Review: A CHORUS LINE Offers Raw, Spectacular Insight Into Lives of Artists

Posted: September 23, 2022 at 12:00 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

The audience of a Broadway musical sees only the final product – not the months of auditions, rehearsals, workshops, and everything else that leads the cast to be standing on-stage before them. That is unless they are seeing A CHORUS LINE, the 1975 musical developed and directed by Michael Bennett, with music by Marvin Hamlisch, […]

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Theatre Review: The World Premiere of THE KARATE KID – THE MUSICAL at Stages St. Louis

Posted: June 6, 2022 at 10:56 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Making its world premiere at Stages St. Louis, THE KARATE KID – THE MUSICAL is an adaptation that not only lives up to the beloved film it is based on – it surpasses it. The musical is based on the 1984 film written by Robert Mark Kamen and directed by John G. Avildsen, about a […]

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Upcoming St. Louis Local Theater; “Fiddler on the Roof” and “State Fair”

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 1:20 pm   /   Live Theater, Local, St. Louis Events

Theater Around Town “Curtain’s Up Theater Company” is a community theater company that performs shows primarily in Madison County, Collinsville, and Edwardsville. This weekend they bring audiences another excellent show with Fiddler on the Roof showing September 2-5.   In the little village of Anatevka, Tevye, a poor dairyman, tries to instill in his five daughters […]

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