Cagey ‘Farragut North’ Pulsates with Passion and Purpose at STLAS

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor What price glory? St. Louis Actors’ Studio’s savvy state-of-play production of “Farragut…

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The Rep’s ‘Oslo’ Pops With Personality, Sharp Dialogue

By Connie Bollinger Contributing Writer On Sept. 13, 1993, the representatives of two warring countries, sworn and…

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Wit, Wordplay and Wondrous Performances mark Upstream’s clever ‘Wittenberg’

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor The never-ending debate between science and religion gets a robust workout in…

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SATE’s Lively Cast Excels in ‘Classic Mystery Game’ Farce

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor With its grown-up allure, the board game “Clue” was never just child’s…

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High-Octane Cast in Full-Throttle ‘The Motherf**ker with the Hat’

By Lynn VenhausManaging EditorPlaywright Stephen Adly Guirgis writes for personal spaces the way George Miller directs nitro-fueled…

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Brilliantly staged and acted ‘District Merchants’ triumphs at New Jewish Theatre

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor A brilliantly staged and acted “District Merchants” raises timely questions on oppression…

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Jekyll and Hyde Is Still Creepy After All These Years

By Connie Bollinger Contributing Writer At first glance, one might doubt the wisdom of making a musical…

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A fierce, funny, fabulously naughty ‘Avenue Q’

By Connie Bollinger Contributing Writer “Avenue Q”  is Sesame Street re-imagined. It has the same sly wit,…

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Revitalized ‘Fiddler’ on tour at The Fox

By Connie BollingerContributing WriterThe Fabulous Fox Theatre’s lush, lively production of “Fiddler on the Roof” is stunning…

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‘Anastasia’ Delivers Opulence, Tragedy and Political Intrigue at the Fox

By Connie Bollinger Contributing Writer One of the most popular historical mysteries  of the 20th century is…

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