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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Monday, January 10, 2022

Black Rep postpones season opener by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea' is rescheduled for July.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 06:12PM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Calvin Wilson's memorable stories from 2021: Theater highlights from a year back onstage by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Here are theater critic Calvin Wilson's five most memorable stories from 2021.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:36PM
Friday, December 17, 2021

After cancellation for 'artist illness,' Rep's 'A Christmas Carol' resumes Thursday by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will “continue to monitor our cast and crew to ensure a safe experience for everyone.”

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:36AM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

West End Players Guild's 'Piece of My Heart' salutes women who went to Vietnam by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

West End Players Guild presents intriguing, provocative and well-acted episodic drama.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:42AM
Saturday, December 11, 2021

The Rep’s ‘Christmas Carol’ brings Dickens tale to life by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Show features charming performances and imaginative staging.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 05:24PM
Wednesday, December 8, 2021

'Tinsel Town' is a showcase for spirited comic performances by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Hugely entertaining Midnight Company production of three-one act plays stars Joe Hanrahan and Ellie Schwetye.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:03AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Neil LaBute's 'Comfort,' debuting at St. Louis Actors' Studio, is drama at its most challenging by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New play boasts two of the finest performances to grace a St. Louis stage this year.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 10:42PM
Friday, December 3, 2021

'Who's Holiday' at Stray Dog puts an offbeat spin on Dr. Seuss by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog Theater production checks in with a character from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:06AM
Saturday, November 20, 2021

'Hamilton' ticket sales announced by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pulitzer Prize-winning musical is coming to the Fox Theatre.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:24PM
Friday, November 19, 2021

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis announces new managing director by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Danny Williams will replace Mark Bernstein, who is retiring after more than 30 years.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 04:06PM
Thursday, November 18, 2021

Talented performers elevate 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' beyond mediocre source material by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The crowd-pleasing show based on a 1990 movie opens the Fox Theatre Broadway Series.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 02:48PM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Broadway veteran Adam Pascal on 'Rent,' rock and his latest role by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pascal stars in national tour of “Pretty Woman: The Musical,” based on the 1990 film.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 07:54PM
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Moonstone debut production 'Jake's Women' is seriously funny by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Neil Simon's comedy-drama is the first offering from the Moonstone Theatre Company.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:06PM
Friday, November 5, 2021

Muny’s 2022 season will include 2 premieres and a ‘Chicago’ encore by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Muny will return to a seven-show schedule after staging only five this year because of health and safety concerns.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:42AM
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Blending satire, supernatural, 'It Is Magic' is a Midnight Company triumph by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“It Is Magic,” the latest Midnight Company production, is at once a celebration of theater and an exhilaratingly offbeat exploration of its possibilities.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 03:48PM
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
Thursday, October 14, 2021

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
Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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 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
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
Thursday, September 30, 2021

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
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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

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
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
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

St. Louis Actors' Studio embraces the absurd in season-opening double bill by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Works by Edward Albee and Harold Pinter open company's season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 09:36AM
Sunday, September 19, 2021

'Dreaming Zenzile' opens Rep season with triumphant show by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Somi Kakoma wrote and stars in tribute to Miriam Makeba.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 12:42AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Fox Theatre will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Theater patrons also will be required to wear masks at all times.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:32AM

Black Rep season opener 'Sweat' explores dark side of American dream by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Economic uncertainty threatens longtime friendships in “Sweat,” the powerful and poignant production that opens the 45th Black Rep season.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 11:32AM

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