ArtsTheater

Gringo, Race Cars, Lead Journey to the St. Lou Fringe

St. Lou Fringe, by definition, is a little “out there.” And this year, St. Louis’ home of art on the edge sees musical theater exploring race and violence.

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Reviews of Evita, Crowns, The Children’s Hour, Newsies, and Three Decembers: Sept. 13, 2018.

Reviews of Evita, Crowns: A Gospel Musical, The Children’s Hour, Newsies, and Three Decembers

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Interview on Muny Memories Exhibit and Reviews of No Exit, Lost in the Stars, King Charles III, Maybe This Time: Aug. 30, 2018.

Interview on the Muny Memories exhibit at the Missouri History and reviews of No Exit, Lost in the Stars, King Charles III, Maybe This Time.

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The Arts Scene in St. Louis

By: Celine Reinoso Twenty-five years ago, Ben and Susan Uchitelle realized their passion for arts, culture, and creativity in St. Louis when they founded the Saint Louis Art Fair. What used to be only a few tents across a couple of streets in downtown Clayton is now one of the best art fairs in the […]

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26 Pebbles: A Student Play About HOPE in the Aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

“26 Pebbles” a student production about HOPE in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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HEC Media Nominated for 17 Emmys, including Overall Excellence

Congratulations to all those nominated! HEC couldn’t carry out its mission to “strengthen the education, art, and cultural communities in the metropolitan area” without you and all our supporters! These nominations are for you, St. Louis! Arts/Entertainment- Program Feature Segment 15 Year-Old Short Film Director Kara Vaninger Brock Seals: New Artist, Old Soul Suzanne Vanderhoef, […]

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Reviews of The Light in the Piazza, The Robber Bridegroom, Meet Me in St. Louis, others: Aug. 16, 2018.

The Light in the Piazza, The Robber Bridegroom, Faust (go down with all the re$t), The Music Man, Meet Me in St. Louis, Meeting at the Elder’s Circle

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Deals with the Devil Run Amok at FAUSTival

Five theater companies in St. Louis produce the FAUSTival, a festival honoring the story of Faust, running from August to December of 2018.

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Reviews of Gypsy, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Mamma Mia!, The Realistic Joneses, others: Aug. 2, 2018.

Gypsy, Nabucco, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Mamma Mia!, LaBute Festival, Set Two, The Realistic Joneses, Legally Blonde, Portrait of Christina, Annie

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ArtsTheater

What to Watch in August

A Conversation with Tom Ridgely Meet the man behind the curtain in our exclusive interview with Tom Ridgely – the new executive producer of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. He tells us about his work in the theatre capital of the world and why he chose to move to St. Louis to serve the city and […]

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Fablist Stories: Podcast Fables for Modern Families

A St. Louis dad wants to bring stories to life in a unique way – through immersive audio podcasts that include modern fables.

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The Best of Us: 100 Seasons of Muny Magic

HEC presents a tribute to everyone’s favorite theatre under the stars!

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Reviews of The Importance of Being Earnest, LaBute Festival Set 1, Jersey Boys, others: July 19, 2018.

Reviews of The Importance of Being Earnest, LaBute Set One, H.M.S. Pinafore,
Jersey Boys, Altar Boyz, La Traviata’s Ending, and Timothy O’Leary’s Departure

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Reviews of Rock of Ages, End of the Rainbow, The Drowning Girls, 26 Pebbles, Singin’ in the Rain, others: July 5, 2018.

Reviews of Rock of Ages, End of the Rainbow, The Drowning Girls, 26 Pebbles, Singin’ in the Rain, Game of Thrones, and Madagascar: A Musical Adventure.

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The Man Who Dressed the Muny

Pete Messineo spent 63 years working at the Muny — most of it as the theater’s longest-serving head of wardrobe, creating an average of 350 costumes per show.

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Muny Memories at the Missouri History Museum

In celebration of a century of amazing theater in Forest Park, the Missouri History Museum presents Muny Memories: 100 Seasons Onstage.

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Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, others: June 7, 2018.

Reviews of Romeo and Juliet, Life Sucks, An American Soldier, Yeast Nation, Regina, Luchadora!, The Book of Mormon, Brighten Beach Memoirs, and Spinning Jenny.

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What to do in STL in June

Although there there are so many events and happenings taking place in June, we wanted to spotlight a few we are really excited about! To view all events, go to our events page, here. Edo Rosenblith at COCA | June 8 – Aug. 25 Israeli born, St. Louis-based artist Edo Rosenblith will guide COCA visitors […]

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St. Louis Summer Guide 2018

It’s summertime in St. Louis — that means performances and art exhibits are at every corner for your enjoyment! Check them out!

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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Presents Romeo & Juliet

An up close, behind the scenes look at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ production of Romeo & Juliet, showing for free in Forest Park through June 24, 2018.

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Reviews of La Traviata, A Streetcar Named Desire, An Evening With C.S. Lewis, Tennessee Rising, others: May 24, 2018.

La Traviata; A Streetcar Named Desire; An Evening With C.S. Lewis; Tennessee Rising; Phantom of the Opera; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; 15 Minute Mozarts

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Reviews of Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys and Dolls, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, others: May 10, 2018.

Judgment at Nuremberg, Guys & Dolls, Over the River & Through the Woods, Run for Your Wife, Everything Must Change, Aunt Dan & Lemon

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ArtsTheater

Hamilton: Students Get Their Shot

When the national tour of the musical Hamilton came to St. Louis, local students performed their own theatrical tributes to the life of Alexander Hamilton.

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ArtsScience & TechnologyTheater

What to Watch April 2018

  Technology in Athletics We’ve recently brought you two stories about how science and technology is helping athletes train. First, MyStrenthBook works with athletes to create specialized training programs and provide advice from experts in the sport. They recently moved to St. Louis from Canada after winning an Arch Grant. The company stems from the […]

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Reviews of Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; Jesus Christ Superstar, others: Apr. 26, 2018.

Torn Asunder; A Tree, Falling; The Dresser; Circus Flora; A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline; Jesus Christ Superstar; Or What You Will III; Brigadoon; Fantasticks

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Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, others: Apr. 12, 2018.

Reviews of Hamilton, New Jerusalem, Cardboard Piano, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Something Like…Godspell, She Kills Monsters, and Fly by Night.

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Theater

Lottery for $10 ‘Hamilton’ tickets starts April 1

Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (April 3) in St Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.  Forty (40) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM CT on […]

ArtsTheater

Unfolding Big Issues with Tesseract Theatre

Tesseract Theatre is not part of Marvel Comics, it is an artistic home to and ensemble of Saint Louis talent, with a mission to tackle big ideas in a small way.

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Reviews of Born Yesterday, Stiff, As It Is in Heaven, New World, The Color Purple, A Black Woman Speaks, others: Mar. 29, 2018.

Reviews of Born Yesterday, Stiff, As It Is in Heaven, New World, The Color Purple, The Odd Couple, The Ruby Sunrise, A Black Woman Speaks, & Purple Heart City.

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ArtsTheaterTwo on the Aisle

Reviews of Anything Goes, Chicago, The Last Romance, L’elisir d’amore, Godspell, Rhinoceros others: Mar. 15, 2018.

Reviews of Caught, Anything Goes, Chicago, The Last Romance, L’elisir d’amore, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Godspell, Aphra Behn Festival, & Rhinoceros.

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Will Bonfiglio interview and reviews of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; August: Osage County; others: Mar. 1, 2018

Interview of Will Bonfiglio and reviews of Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike, August: Osage County, Men on Boats, and Waiting for Lefty.

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Reviews of Infected, The Humans, Red Scare on Sunset, Blackbird Silent Sky, others: Feb. 15, 2018

Reviews of Infected; The Humans; Red Scare on Sunset; Blackbird; Silent Sky; Cold; Beyond the River; Bud, Not Buddy; and Bus Stop.

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Reviews of Faceless, Les pêcheurs de perles, Good People, The How and the Why, others: Feb. 2, 2018

Reviews of Faceless, Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers), Good People, The How and the Why, Skeletons in the Closet (Swept Away & Bird’s Nest).

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ArtsTheater

Uppity Theatre

That Uppity Theatre Company is known for their bold productions that hope to instigate social change. Climate change is their latest endeavor.

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Reviews of The Marvelous Wonderettes, Fences, School of Rock, The Meeting, others: Jan. 18, 2018.

The Marvelous Wonderettes, Fences, School of Rock, The Meeting, Menopause the Musical, In the Shadow of the Glen, Legato, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

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Debby Lennon Interview and Reviews of Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Oddville: A Love Story?: Dec. 22, 2016

Debby Lennon Interview and Reviews of Rodgers+Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Oddville: A Love Story?.

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Reviews of Miss Bennet, A Behanding in Spokane, Steel Magnolias, A Jewish Joke, The King and I, others: Dec. 7, 2017.

Reviews of Miss Bennet, A Behanding in Spokane, Steel Magnolias, A Jewish Joke, Sister’s Christmas Catechism, The King and I, and The Merchant of Venice.

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ArtsTheater

Experience Immersive and Intimate Theater with Rebel and Misfits

Don’t expect to sit quietly as an audience member at a Rebel and Misfits production. But do expect the unexpected.

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Reviews of Stones in His Pockets, The Student Prince, Of Mice and Men, As You Like It, Kiss, others: Nov. 23, 2017.

Reviews of Stones in His Pockets, The Student Prince, Of Mice and Men, As You Like It, Kiss, Girls Night: The Musical, and Playing the Opposite.

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