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Saturday, June 2, 2018

'Romeo and Juliet' shines crystal-clear in Forest Park by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

For its 18th mainstage show, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis again stages the play that started it all in 2001

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

'The Book of Mormon' offers bad manners, big comedy by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Years after it won the Tony for Best Musical, it still has the power to shock

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Fox runs ticket lottery for 'The Book of Mormon' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Some $25 tickets will be available before each performance

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Stages St. Louis sends a valentine to couples with 'I Do! I Do!' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The musical about a couple has been double-cast: Audience members will see different performers depending on which show they attend

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

New Jewish season closes with an offbeat production by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Aaron Posner plays fast and loose with Chekhov in 'Life Sucks'

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Muny celebrates its centennial with a dazzling musical revue by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Many entertainers, from legends to children took a turn in the one-time-only production.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Rain, rain go away - Muny's big show gets rained out by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Big centennial show has to wait until Saturday night

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Actor and director Bobby Miller, a major talent on the St. Louis theater scene, dies at 68 by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A groundbreaking performer with Theatre Project company, he continued working through last month

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'Better magic': Muny will spend millions overhauling its stage, other infrastructure by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Capital campaign will support modernization of the stage, technical support and the theater's endowment

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Muny throws itself two big 100th birthday parties this weekend by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Everyone is invited to celebrate the outdoor theater's 100th season

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

'A Streetcar Named Desire' sizzles in its own poetry by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The play's title refers to an old, rattletrap vehicle. But at Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, the production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” moves like a bullet train, racing across…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

New theater troupe exploring gender, sexuality will debut in fall by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Sean Michael organizes company around issues of gender and sexuality

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Friday, May 4, 2018

'A Streetcar Named Desire' pulls into the Grandel by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The 2018 festival is built around Tennessee Williams' great drama

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Bourbon, Mo., native Taylor Louderman nabs Tony nomination for Tina Fey's 'Mean Girls' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Norbert Leo Butz of St. Louis is nominated for actor in a featured role in a musical, "My Fair Lady."

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Sunday, April 29, 2018
Saturday, April 28, 2018

New Shakespeare Festival St. Louis program will showcase recent works by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Recent plays with Shakespearean roots will come this fall

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Plays at St. Louis Actors' Studio, Upstream Theater show aging is harder than it looks by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

John Contini and Jerry Vogel star in two different plays as men with dementia

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Young actor shows his stuff - and everybody else's - in 'Hamilton' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Alexander Ferguson is ready for almost anything in the tour show winding up at the Fox

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Clayton philanthropists back new Broadway musical 'The Prom' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Clayton couple takes their passion for theater to the next level

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SATE locks down its 'season of entrapment' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New play and new treatments lie ahead

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Three comedies and a science drama come to West End next season by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Earlier this year, Ellie Schwetye directed a bracing production of Lauren Gunderson's drama about a pioneering woman scientist, astronomer Henrietta Leavitt, at the West End Players Guild.Th…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Stray Dog gives 'Jesus Christ Superstar' an exciting, stylish look by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Young theater-goers should especially like this new punk treatment

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018

Shakespeare Festival and New Jewish Theatre name new leaders by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Tom Ridgely and Edward M. Coffield will take on the roles in the months ahead.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis names new executive producer by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New York director Tom Ridgely assumes the leadership role

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A passionate, intellectual drama opens at New Jewish Theatre by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Playwright David Ives gives a 17th-century argument modern resonance

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