Tender and Touching ‘Nonsense and Beauty’ Is Superbly Acted and Directed in The Rep’s Studio

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor “Nonsense and beauty have close connections,” Edward Morgan Forster once wrote. Playwright…

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Carole King’s Joyous ‘Beautiful’ Is Voice of Generation

s By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Legendary singer-songwriter Carole King’s joyous and wistful music is the sound…

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MST’s ‘Well’ Examines Mother-and-Daughter Dynamics with Charm and Humor

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Unexpectedly charming and heartfelt, the experimental but relatable “Well” breaks the fourth…

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‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Embraces Freedom — and Sparkle

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor There is a sparkle that emanates, not just because of the outward…

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The Rat Pack Is Back! – A Nostalgic, Boozy Take on a Starry Night in Vintage Vegas

By CB AdamsContributing Writer The old Bell Systems advertising slogan about long distance service, “…It’s the Next…

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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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