The Rep’s Ambitious ‘Angels in America, Part One’ Triumphs with Extraordinary Cast

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Just because one of the most acclaimed plays in modern times was…

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Insight’s ‘Shakespeare in Love’ Has Good Performances But Fails to Froth

By CB AdamsContributing WriterInsight Theatre Company’s current production of “Shakespeare In Love” is a play by Lee…

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Songs in the Key of Outrage – Union Avenue Opera’s ‘Glory Denied’ Confronts Vietnam War’s Ugly Truths

By CB AdamsContributing WriterThere’s no easy way to say this: Union Avenue Opera’s season-ender production of Tom…

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Love Is Love: Passion and Art Make for Potent ‘ A Man of No Importance’ by R-S Theatrics

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Passion drives the characters and the R-S Theatrics production of a miraculous…

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A ‘Guys and Dolls’ with Gusto and Gumption at Stray Dog Theatre

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Stray Dog Theatre’s “Guys and Dolls” has gusto from the guys and…

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Lively ‘Grease’ Is a Time, Place and Feeling at Stages St. Louis

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor “Grease” may be the word, but I have one for the Stages…

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Ahh, Those Sweet, Tragic Birds of Youth: Union Avenue Takes on ‘La Boheme’ Once More, with Aplomb

By C.B. AdamsContributing Writer It is tempting to explore the modern cultural significance of Puccini’s La Bohéme.…

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Big Dreams, Big Voices Boost ‘Paint Your Wagon’ Makeover at The Muny

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Eureka! A robust makeover to an unremarkable ‘50s era musical “Paint Your…

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