All stories by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic on BroadwayStars

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Q&A: Annual COCAcabana fundraiser moves online, and it's free to join in by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Tonina and the Knuckles are headliners for the event, which will also feature an auction and raffles, along with performances by the COCA student companies COCAdance and COCA Hip Hop Crew.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 02:03PM
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Q&A: Pandemic brings out theater community’s ‘resilience and resourcefulness,' Jennifer Theby-Quinn says by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

If things were different, she would be starring in a one-person play opening this weekend: Gary Owen's "Iphigenia in Splott," which reworks a Greek myth.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 05:32PM
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Q&A: The Rep serves up a satirical feast with 'The Thanksgiving Play' by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Studio theater production focuses on theater artists struggling to create a politically correct holiday show.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 05:36PM
Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A couple of actors pursue 'A Life in the Theater' by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

St. Louis Actors' Studio presents early David Mamet play.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 12:03PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019

Q&A: In 'The Lifespan of a Fact,' a writer and editor clash by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Should the truth be allowed to get in the way of telling a good story?

Linked From St. Louis Today at 11:03PM
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Q&A: Theater collaboration gives 'Antigone' a timely update by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

SATE and ERA collaborate on new version of Greek classic.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 07:06PM
Friday, August 2, 2019

Q&A: Young Mattea Conforti puts her mind to 'Matilda' by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

The Muny presents musical about girl with psychokinetic abilities.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 01:33PM
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

'Indecent,' a timely tale of long ago, strikes a chord with audiences by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Playwright Paula Vogel was inspired by a controversial theater production.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 01:03AM
Friday, June 7, 2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Black Rep's 'Nina Simone' focuses on singer and her songs by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Black Rep production offers insight into legendary performer and activist.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 05:36PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Q&A: Ernie Hudson, at Wizard World this weekend, just likes to work by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Original "Ghostbuster" to appear at Wizard World comic-con.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 12:30PM
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

MADCO's 'Unity Movement' explores cultural connections by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Program is themed to city's diverse neighborhoods.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 11:16AM
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spring arts guide: From classics to new shows, lots of variety in theater and dance by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Classic dramas by Sam Shepard and Tennessee Williams, the musical that gave us “My Favorite Things,” a ballet about the love life of a lifelike doll and a play that’s upfront about goi…

Linked From St. Louis Today at 03:30PM
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Q&A: 'Ballet Beyond Borders' explores a universal language by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

It's the latest program in the St. Louis Ballet 'Go!' series.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 01:22PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Q&A: 'Fiddler on the Roof' director has a knack for revivals by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Bartlett Sher also worked on 'My Fair Lady.' 'South Pacific.'

Linked From St. Louis Today at 07:32PM
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Q&A: 'Avenue Q' is a long way from 'Sesame Street' by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Choreographer talks about satirical musical coming to Playhouse at Westport Plaza.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 09:18PM
Friday, January 11, 2019

Q&A: Black Rep's 'Canfield Drive' gives voice to Ferguson conflict by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Black Rep presents world premiere of play based partly on interviews.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 12:18AM
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Q&A: 'The Nutcracker' is an introduction to ballet for many by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

St. Louis Ballet performs holiday favorite at the Touhill.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 12:24AM
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Friday, November 2, 2018

Q&A: 'The Gospel at Colonus' puts unique spin on Oedipus by Calvin Wilson | Post-Dispatch Theater Critic

Black Rep presents concert version of acclaimed musical.

Linked From St. Louis Today at 12:42PM

All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue