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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 12/08/2013 LES MISERABLES
ROBIDOUX RESIDENT THEATRE
12/11-12/13/2013
This international smash-hit may be the most popular musical in the world. In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of the student revolutionary who has captured the heart of Valjean's adopted daughter. His world-view shattered, Javert commits suicide, and Valjean at last attains the peace he has sought for so long.Epic, grand and uplifting, LES MISÉRABLES packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled audiences all over the world. The sung-through pop opera is ideal for a cast of exceptional singers and overflows with melodies that are already standards. A spectacle on Broadway and in London, LES MISÉRABLES is equally effective with a minimal set; it is its powerful affirmation of the human spirit that has made LES MISÉRABLES a popular masterpiece.
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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 12/08/2013 A CHRISTMAS CAROL
TRYPS
11/15-12/15/2013
Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL gets the full Broadway treatment by Alan MenkenLynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent.This spectacular musical extravaganza ran for ten years at Madison Square Garden. In 2004, this version became the basis of an NBC Hallmark Entertainment special (teleplay adaptation by Lynn Ahrens) featuring Kelsey Grammer as Scrooge, and an array of stars including Jason Alexander, Jesse L. Martin, Jane Krakowski, Geraldine Chaplin, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Ruthie Henshall. But even without starry casts and spectacular trappings, this A CHRISTMAS CAROL retains its emotional power and pure joy thanks to the marvelously told story and beautiful score.
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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 12/08/2013 SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE - THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER
Webster University
12/4-12/15/2013
Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and StollerLeiber and Stoller, as much as anyone, virtually invented rock 'n' roll, and now their songs provide the basis for an electrifying entertainment that illuminates a golden age of American culture. In an idealized '50's setting, the classic themes of love won, lost and imagined blend with hilarious set-pieces and slice-of-life emotions. Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE isn't just great pop music - it's compelling musical theatre.
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THE VELVETEEN RABBIT
The Repertory Theatre of St Louis
11/11-12/23/2013
Imaginary Theatre Company:Kim Esop Wylie; lyrics: Joe Dreyer; music: Joe Dreyer; dir: Kat Singleton.
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THE MOUSETRAP
The Repertory Theatre of St Louis
12/4-12/29/2013
Virginia Jackson Browning Mainstage:Agatha Christie; dir: Paul Mason Barnes.
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Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 12/08/2013 LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION
ITESM - MONTERREY TECH
11/22-1/19/2014
Broadway's legendary musical has been specially adapted to meet the needs of young performers. This author-approved edition has been abridged to a running time of just over two hours, while carefully maintaining the integrity of one the greatest musicals ever written.This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes and honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive father - violating his parole in the process. The relentless Inspector Javert, who makes a decent life for Valjean impossible, consequently pursues him. Only years later, after Valjean proves his mettle during a bloody student uprising and saves the life of a young man hopelessly in love with Valjean's adopted daughter, does the ex-convict finally feel fully redeemed.Originally adapted from Victor Hugo's timeless novel, LES MISÉRABLES SCHOOL EDITION introduces a new generation to the grand and inspirational story that has touched the hearts of millions. For, within LES MISÉRABLES SCHOOL EDITION lies the universal truth "To love another person is to see the face of God" and this message is sure to have a lasting impact on your cast, crew, audience, and school alike.
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