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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

West End Players' 'Equivocation' has fun with Shakespeare by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

West End Players Guild stages play featuring the bard.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

'The Agitators' at Upstream Theater is a fine acting showcase by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Upstream Theater presents play about activists Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

'Cry-Baby' is lighthearted fun by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New Line revives musical based on 1990 film.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

'Fifty Words' at St. Louis Actors' Studio takes aim at a marriage by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis Actors' Studio presents funny, provocative play.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Midnight Co.'s 'A Model for Matisse' is a charming portrait by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Midnight Company presents play based on a documentary.

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Saturday, September 14, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019

Stages St. Louis hits the bull's-eye with 'Man of La Mancha' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stages St. Louis presents musical focusing on Don Quixote.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Must-see 'Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope' at Black Rep still resonates by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Some shows transcend their time to succeed in becoming timeless, even as history continues its inexorable march. And that renders such shows well worth revival.

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'Shakespeare in Love' makes a fun transition to the stage at Insight by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

What is it about Shakespeare that even folks who aren’t necessarily theatergoers find so fascinating? In his own time, the legendary playwright had notable rivals, including Christopher …

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Brilliant, breathtaking 'Angels in America' opens season at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Epic storytelling, pointed irreverence and naked theatricality come together in “Angels in America,” the brilliant and breathtaking production that opens the 2019-20 Repertory Theatre of…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Tony Kushner on his groundbreaking ‘Angels in America,’ which takes flight at the Rep by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Angels in America,” the epic and politically engaged play that made the reputation of Tony Kushner, was written in response to the AIDS crisis of the 1980s and the indifferent president…

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Iconic plays and new favorites on stages of all sizes this fall by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

High-profile plays by Tony Kushner and Neil Simon, an adaptation of an Oscar-winning comedy and a dance concert in tribute to a legendary pop singer are among the theater and dance offerings…

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Friday, August 16, 2019

'Antigone' by ERA/SATE is brilliant and hilarious by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Greek tragedy gets an update in new production.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019

'Guys and Dolls' is old-school fun by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theatre presents classic musical.

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Muny's 'Matilda' blends poignancy with pizzazz by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny presents musical based on Roald Dahl book.

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Theater inspired by Ferguson helps 'understand how we got here' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Among the merits of theater is its ability to respond to social phenomena, often walking the line between art and activism. After the shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson made the transition …

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Muny's 'Paint Your Wagon' is pure gold by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny presents revised Lerner & Loewe musical.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

'Grease' at Stages St. Louis is slickly entertaining by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stages St. Louis presents rock 'n' roll romp.

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Magic Smoking Monkey's 'Jaws: The Parody' is silly fun by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Magic Smoking Monkey spoofs Spielberg classic.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

'Footloose' leaps from screen to Muny stage with style by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny presents musical based on 1984 film.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Stifel Theatre Broadway Series includes SpongeBob, Janis Joplin and more by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A legendary rock singer, a classic film, an acclaimed novel and a popular cartoon character are the inspirations for musicals coming to Stifel Theatre.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Muny's updated 'Cinderella' is a fun, flashy fairy tale by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny stages a lesser-known Rodgers & Hammerstein musical.

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Meredith Baxter will star in 'Angels in America' at the Rep by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Two notable television actors — one from a current crime series, the other from a classic sitcom — are set to star in the upcoming production of "Angels in America" at the Repertory Thea…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

'The Revolutionists' goes for offbeat comedy by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Insight Theatre Company production is fascinating but flawed.

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

'1776' at the Muny has the ring of freedom by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny stages musical about the founding fathers.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Local performer wins a Jimmy Award on Broadway by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Anna Gassett took honors for Best Dancer.

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