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Saturday, May 20, 2017

High school students go for honors in musical theater by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Jimmy Awards, a national program, make their St. Louis debut

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From drama to comedy to musicals, summertime bursts with shows by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

More than 30 shows by professional theater troupes will play St. Louis this summer — and that’s not counting all the offerings at the St. Lou Fringe festival. Add those to the mix, an…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Jane Austen's classic romantic comedy links with modern readers on stage by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'First Impressions' tells the story of 'Pride and Prejudice' — and of its readers

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Theater conference to meet here by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

TNG will bring theater professionals from around the country here in 2018

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Apartheid's long shadow falls over Upstream drama by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"A Human Being Died That Night" is based on real events

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

A family love story plays at New Jewish Theatre by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'4000 Miles' brings together an old woman and a young man who need each other

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Jane Austen's old story stays fresh for centuries by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Pride and Prejudice" retains its appeal for readers and theatergoers

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

It's not too late to catch some Tennessee Williams Festival shows by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Festival highlights less-known work and work in surprising styles

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Arts groups receive grants by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

PNC Arts Alive supports programs in dance, theater, visual arts, and more

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St. Louis twinkles in 2017 Tony nominations by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Award nominations connect to St. Louis

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

West End makes plans for season 107 by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The season emphasizes thoughtful drama

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Friday, April 28, 2017

New Jewish Theatre expands choices for next season by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Flex passes and preview shows come into the mix

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Tennessee Williams Festival: A masterpiece, a Latin American 'Streetcar' and playwright's paintings by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

An art exhibit, a late masterpiece and a Latin American treatment of "Streetcar" are all a part of the festival's second installment

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Snapshot: Lucy Cashion finds a new and different drummer by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director Lucy Cashion brings a postmodern perspective to the classics

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'The Lion King' fills the Fox with glorious theatricality by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At 20, the show still dazzles with puppets, music and dance.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Photographers salute Shakespeare by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shake 38 adds a visual dimension

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Monday, April 17, 2017

'August: Osage County' makes almost anyone like their own family more by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In their misery, the Westons of "August: Osage County" love each other's company

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Family comes back to life in an Irish memory play by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Dancing at Lughnasa' closes the Mustard Seed season

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

'August: Osage County' offers lots of meaty roles for women by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"August: Osage County" turns things around with lots of good roles for women

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Shake 38 boosts its dramatic menu with actual food by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Restaurants serve dishes inspired by Shakespeare's plays

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Monday, April 10, 2017
Friday, April 7, 2017

'Sweeney Todd' carries on a fine, ignoble tradition by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Stray Dog's intimate setting serves Sondheim's dark musical well

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A broad comedy closes the season at St. Louis Shakespeare by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The Comedy of Errors,” Shakespeare’s ridiculously silly farce, is always fun. But you have to cooperate. You can have a good time at St. Louis Shakespeare’s production as long as yo…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

A top-notch ensemble makes verbal music in 'Seven Guitars' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ron Himes gives a stellar performance as a determined, half-mad man

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Mustard Seed plans big shows for next season by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

2017-18 includes a co-production with Theatre Nuevo

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Snapshot: Strong, flexible stage artist Kingsley Leggs breaks new ground by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Broadway musical star Kingsley Leggs returns to the Black Rep to appear in his first August Wilson drama

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