Nominations for the seventh annual St. Louis Theater, Circle Awards will be announced this Friday, Jan. 25, during the noon hour on KWMU, St. Louis Public Radio (90.7 FM).
During the second or third segment of Don Marsh’s show, “St. Louis On the Air,” Circle President Mark Bretz and Vice President Judith Newmark will reveal some of the nominations in categories covering comedies, dramas, musicals and operas that were presented in 2018 on regional professional theater stages.
More than 100 shows were produced by 40 companies during the calendar year. Circle members recently voted for five nominees in 34 categories each, and considered special awards, which will also be disclosed on Jan. 25. A list of all nominees will be published after 1 p.m. Friday on various outlets, including St. Louis Limelight Magazine.
The awards will be presented on Monday, March 25, on the Browning Mainstage at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus, home of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.
Admission remains $15 per person, and tickets can be purchased through www.brownpapertickets.com. Instead of a pre-show dinner, appetizers and drinks will be available from Llewellyn Catering.
For more information, visit the Circle’s Facebook page.
The St. Louis Theater Circle, founded in 2012, includes online, print and broadcast critics: Steve Allen, St. Louis Stage Door website; Mark Bretz, Ladue News; Bob Cohn, St. Louis Jewish Light; Tina Farmer, KDHX Radio; Gerry Kowarsky and Bob Wilcox, Two on the Aisle, HEC-TV; Michelle Kenyon, Snoop’s Theatre Thoughts website; Chuck Lavazzi, KDHX Radio; Judith Newmark, Judy’s Act Two website; Ann Lemons Pollack, St. Louis Eats website; Lynn Venhaus, St. Louis Limelight magazine; and Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.