Shepard’s Brilliant ‘True West’ Blazes in Gritty St. Louis Actors’ Studio Production

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Menace is in the air as a tempestuous sibling rivalry escalates in…

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Jennifer Theby-Quinn Radiant in ‘Daddy Long Legs’ musical at Insight

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Jennifer Theby-Quinn, one of the most radiant life forces in local theater,…

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Strong Women Productions Dominate St. Louis Theater Circle Awards

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Plays with substantial women roles were spotlighted at the seventh annual St.…

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Bright Lights Column: Walking on Sunshine

By Lynn Venhaus Managing Editor Greetings! Spring has sprung after a miserable, dreary winter of 24 inches…

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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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Local Producers Found ‘Beautiful’ Success With Carole King Musical

Former Muny Executive Director Paul Blake and Associate Producer Mike Bosner Left St. Louis for New York…

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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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