Friday, October 15, 2021

Stray Dog's 'Blue/Orange' raises intriguing questions by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents offbeat comedy-drama.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:06PM

Who plays the bad guys in military reenactments in Missouri? by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hobbyists who dress as German soldiers are adamant that public events are to educate onlookers.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:06PM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Kranzberg Arts Foundation's revamped residency program announces its recipients by Kevin C. Johnson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation has named the artists selected for its expanded 2021-22 Kranzberg Arts Residences for Individual Artists. The program originally was limited to jazz music artis…

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis production of 'The Gradient' is timely, provocative by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The story takes place at a facility where men accused of sexual misconduct are subjected to an algorithm designed to rehabilitate them.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

World's Fair painting in St. Louis has gone AWOL more than once by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

More than 90 years after the painting was last reported forgotten, a local artist tracked it down again.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Opera star Andrea Bocelli makes St. Louis debut with biggest American tour yet by Daniel Durchholz | Special To The Post-Dispatch

After livestreaming and recording during pandemic, Italian opera superstar is happy to once again "feel the emotion of the audience."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

'Beyond Van Gogh' turns away visitors after generator breaks down by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Organizers hoped a new generator would arrive late Tuesday afternoon.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will honor Steven Woolf with public memorial by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Public event at Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate longtime artistic director who died in July at age 75.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:42PM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

SLSO plans concert, endowment fund in honor of former Post-Dispatch critic by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The fund, made possible with a bequest of more than $1 million from Sarah Bryan Miller, supports vocal soloists and underwrites performances.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:12PM
Monday, October 11, 2021

Leonard Slatkin leads SLSO in vigorous concert of music 'Made in America' by Fred Blumenthal Special To The Post-Dispatch

When Leonard Slatkin returns to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, there’s a sense of a hero returning to the place that made him famous.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 08:42AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Scare up some Halloween fun: Horrors, historical haunts, hayrides and more attractions by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Like any proper zombie, Halloween returns this year — even if it’s staggering a bit.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:54PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Sheldon Concert Hall announces in-person Classical Series for 2022 by Daniel Durchholz Special To The Post-Dispatch

The season features three chamber music concerts spotlighting flutist Mark Sparks, violinist David Halen and violinist Erin Schrieber.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:36PM
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

New Line season opener 'Story of My Life' is an engagingly intimate tale of friendship by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Two-character show about a friendship that transcends death is quite unlike the irreverent and often irrepressibly wacky fare that has made the company's reputation.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:54PM

St. Louis Zoo names new president, Missouri native now leading San Diego Zoo by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Dwight Scott was born and raised in Chillicothe, Missouri, and got his start in zoos as a primate keeper at the Kansas City Zoological Gardens.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:54PM
Monday, October 4, 2021

St. Louis Chamber Chorus returns to live performance with new season by Fred Blumenthal Special To The Post-Dispatch

Philip Barnes began his 32nd season, and the chorus’ 66th, Sunday afternoon at Washington University’s 560 Music Center.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:42PM
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Powerful Rachmaninoff concerto follows modern music by Fred Blumenthal Special To The Post-Dispatch

This weekend’s concerts by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra features two themes that recur in this season’s repertoire — modern and Russian music.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:12AM
Friday, October 1, 2021

'Jersey Boys' is a rollicking and heartfelt jukebox musical by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Directed by Stages artistic director Michael Hamilton, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is one for the ages.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:48PM

STL arts group announces 2021 award winners by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The winners of the 2022 honors include The Rep managing partner Mark Bernstein; singer/actress Anita Jackson; and middle-school teacher Rosalind Rogers

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:48PM
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Finalists chosen for Great Rivers Biennial Arts Award Program by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Finalists have been chosen for the Great Rivers Biennial Arts Award Program.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:48PM

Stages St. Louis announces 2022 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Schedule includes world premiere of "Karate Kid" musical.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:48PM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Where to get lost in a corn maze around St. Louis by Valerie Schremp Hahn | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If you can find your way out of these labyrinths, many also offer pumpkin patches, cute animals and other festive fall attractions.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:32PM
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Monday, September 27, 2021

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra makes triumphant return to Powell Hall by Fred Blumenthal Special To The Post-Dispatch

Saturday evening’s concert by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra constituted a triumphant return to Powell Hall and more normal music-making.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:42AM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

'Fire Shut Up in My Bones,' with roots in St. Louis, will make history at Metropolitan Opera by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Terence Blanchard's opera, which had its world premiere in 2019 at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, will be Met's first production by a Black composer.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

SLSO makes festive return to Forest Park with lively, wide-ranging concert on Art Hill by Fred Blumenthal Special To The Post-Dispatch

On Wednesday, the weather was comfortable, the atmosphere was festive, the music was wonderful and there was no admission fee.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

New Jewish Theatre announces 2022 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Schedule includes a Neil Simon comedy and a musical revue.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

'Master portraitist' Jess T. Dugan turns lens on underrepresented subjects by Jane Henderson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Art Museum presents collection of intimate photographs, many captured in local parks, by queer artist Jess T. Dugan.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM

Choose your adventure! Options aplenty for thrills on land, on water, in the air by Colleen Schrappen St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Adrenaline junkies can fly high, dig deep or paddle away with these action-packed experiences.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:18AM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

West End Players Guild’s engaging ‘Bloomsday’ laments lost love by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

West End Players Guild presents Steven Dietz’s comedy-drama.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:18PM

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REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre