Thursday, October 19, 2017

Insight season closes with a Sherlock Holmes comedy by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

John O'Hagan joins the ranks of actors who have played the famous detective.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Rep's 'Hamlet' was worth the wait by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Director Paul Mason Barnes and actor Jim Poulos create a clear, vibrant staging of Shakespeare's towering tragedy

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

SLSO's Robertson and Shaham make music together again by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

They met in the green room at Powell Symphony Hall

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Contemporary Art Museum's new Art Up Late series celebrates current exhibits by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Their first party on Oct. 20 is based on Mickalene Thomas' Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Gypsy Caravan's 45-year run reaches its end in St. Louis by From Staff Reports

Over its long run, the combination antiques, crafts and flea market raised more than $4 million, the symphony said.

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Q&A: 'Kid Gorgeous' John Mulaney on Jesuits, timeless jokes and Sinatra by Valerie Schremp Hahn St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mulaney, 35, who wrote for six seasons on Saturday Night Live, performs stand-up at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis this week.

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Mandela exhibit opens at Clinton Library in Little Rock by Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. • Photographs commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation along with a re-creation of the former South African president’s prison cell highlight a temporary exhibit a…

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Stenz and SLSO provide a high-energy performance by Sarah Bryan Miller St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Concertmaster David Halen showed his technical chops in the concerto

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Fox Associates, president Jack Feivou part ways by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Departure comes during the 2017-18 'Hamilton' season

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

'Jersey Boys,' 'Meet Me in St. Louis' and the rest of Muny's 100th season by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The big outdoor theater in Forest Park announces the shows for its 100th season

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Best Bets: Boo at the Zoo Nights, Barktoberfest, ArchBark, Hoodie Allen, John Mulaney, 'Hamlet' by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Art Museum reviews thousands of works for removal from collection by Mike Faulk St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The initiative, underway since 2014, is part of an effort to improve, diversify and keep better storage of the museum's collection of more than 33,000 pieces.

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Shakespeare in the Streets' 'Blow, Winds' could be revived next year by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Shakespeare in the Streets show was cancelled because of downtown protests

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Charming comedy opens the season at Upstream Theater by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Sweet Revenge' infuses comedy with the history of Polish immigrants here

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New Muny express bus to serve Highland, St. Jacob and Troy, Ill. by Mark Schlinkmann St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Madison County Transit will run the Highland Muny Express on Friday nights next summer and will continue its Muny lines from Edwardsville and Alton.

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Craft Alliance splits with executive director Boo McLoughlin by Joe Holleman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The alliance started as a craft cooperative and now offers exhibitions, craft classes, artist residencies and community programs.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

A 'new' Shakespeare play gets a lively production at the Ivory by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Here’s the exciting thing about “Cardenio,” the new production at St. Louis Shakespeare: 10 minutes before the ending, you can’t decide if it will end with two weddings or four funer…

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

At last, the Rep goes big with Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In its 51st season, the Rep at last produces 'Hamlet'

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

A sad and youthful musical opens the season at Stray Dog by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

'Spring Awakening' bridges multi-generation gaps with its alt-rock music to tell an old story

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Trigger warnings: Theaters use caution in age of gun violence by Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At "The Bodyguard" at the Fox Theatre, audience members are warned repeatedly of guns used in the performance.

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Egan changes pace on 'Manhattan Beach' by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pulitzer Prizewinning author sets novel during World War II.

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Best Bets: 'Cat Videos Live!,' Open Studios, Shaw Art Fair, Grove Fest, STL Square Off, Todrick Hall by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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The most popular musical ever has a sequel, but we're not supposed to review it by Nelson Pressley Washington Post

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” sequel “Love Never Dies” opened seven years ago in London, has played several continents but has never been on Broadway. A yearlong…

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4 shows opening on St. Louis stages cater to very different audiences by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This week's offerings are different enough to appeal to very different audiences

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