Local Fringe Fest Headliner ‘The Gringo’ Roars to Life

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer The 2018 St. Louis Fringe Festival kicked off with a roar at…

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‘Blithe Spirit’ Well-Crafted but Script Has Not Aged Well

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer Act Inc.’s production of Noel Coward’s classic comedy “Blithe Spirit” featured clever…

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Theatre Nuevo’s ‘Luchadora!’ Puts Fun Latino Spin On a Timeless Feminist Legend

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer Every good story needs a hero. Our ancient myths are filled with…

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Tesseract’s ‘Spinning Jenny’ Explores Dark Themes

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer If someone says “carnival,” do you automatically think “creepy?” Carnivals always seem…

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Uproarious “Life Sucks” Features Compelling Cast at New Jewish Theatre

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s work has influenced everyone from James Joyce to…

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Peanuts Gang Comes Alive in Alpha’s Fun ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

By Jeff Ritter Contributing Writer Charles M. Schultz’s “Peanuts” comic strips have been an integral part of…

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