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Review of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The Muny

This show is The Muny’s first live presentation since 2019. That fact alone makes it a special occasion. In addition, the director, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, has devised a uniquely meaningful concept for a production in St. Louis.

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Review of “Les contes d’Hoffmann”

After a dark year in 2020, Union Avenue Opera has made a welcome return to the stage with a fine production of Jacques Offenbach’s masterpiece, Les contes d’Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann).The company has not, however, returned to its home on Union Avenue. The site of this year’s productions is the Big Top at 3401 […]

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Reviews of Head over Heels, Clybourne Park, Fanciulla del West, Transluminate, others: Mar. 12, 2020

Head over Heels, Clybourne Park, Love, Sex and the I.R.S., La fanciulla del West, Aphra Behn Festival, Transluminate, The Office Parody, Saint Joan of Arc.

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Reviews of Spell #7, The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Band’s Visit, Annapurna, others: Feb. 27, 2020

Reviews of Spell #7, The Mystery of Irma Vep, The Band’s Visit, Annapurna, The Roommate, Picnic, Men on Boats.

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Two on the Aisle: Review of “Flanagan’s Wake” at Playhouse at Westport Plaza

An interactive Irish wake/play is what is on the stage at Playhouse at Westport Plaza when the production “Flanagan’s Wake” is up and running…complete with your opportunity to get your own Guinness beer.  Gerry Kowarsky had fun out at Westport Plaza and here is his review.

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Two on the Aisle: Review of “Dress the Part” at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

“Two Gentlemen of Verona” gets a hip-hop treatment in the newest stage production by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis in the form of the play, “Dress the Part”.

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Two on the Aisle: Reviews of Dress the Part, Flanagan’s Wake, Three Tall Women, Polkadots, Ghost, others: Feb 13, 2020

Reviews of Dress the Part, Flanagan’s Wake, Three Tall Women, Polkadots, Ghost, Buried Child, Jersey Boys, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder.

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Two on the Aisle: Reviews of Songs for Nobodies, My Name Is Asher Lev, Wildfire, Madam, Summer, others: Jan. 30, 2020

Reviews of Songs for Nobodies, My Name Is Asher Lev, Wildfire, The Thanksgiving Play, Madam, Summer, La Fille du Regiment, Fluente, Other Desert Cities

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J. Samuel Davis interview & reviews of Mojada, Two Trains Running, & Night Watch: Jan. 16, 2020

Interview with J. Samuel Davis, actor, and reviews of: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES, by Luis Alfaro, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis  TWO TRAINS RUNNING, by August Wilson, at the Black Rep NIGHT WATCH, by Lucille Fletcher, at the Theatre Guild of Webster Groves  

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Two on the Aisle: Review of The Elves and The Shoemaker; Interview with Suki Peters & Ron Strawbridge: Jan. 2, 2019

Review of The Elves and The Shoemaker; Interview with Suki Peters and Ron Strawbridge, founders of Cherokee Street Theater Company.

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