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BWW Review: FLANAGAN'S WAKE Invites Participation, Improvs Your Stories, and Pays Res Photo BWW Review: FLANAGAN'S WAKE Invites Participation, Improvs Your Stories, and Pays Respects to Everyone's Favorite Cousin
by Tanya Seale - Feb 3, 2020

Flanagan has passed. It was terrible how he went. It was terrible that he went. But here you are in the pub with the others to hear the reading of the will and to mourn his passing at a traditional Irish Catholic wake. Not Irish? Or Catholic? Not a problem. Grab a name tag in the lobby before you enter (you'll get a fittingly new name) and a stiff drink or two (now you're set!) and hurry on inside, because you won't want to miss a thing. Flanagan's Wake: The Hilarious Interactive Irish Wake kicks off with a pre-show show that sets the tone where, among other happenings...

FLANAGAN'S WAKE Comes to The Playhouse at Westport Plaza Photo FLANAGAN'S WAKE Comes to The Playhouse at Westport Plaza
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2020

Emery Entertainment will present the St. Louis debut of FLANAGAN'S WAKE at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, January 24-March 21, 2020. Performances run Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., with a special Tuesday, March 17, St. Patrick's Day performance. Tickets are $24.50 and $29.50, and are on sale now through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314-534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. Groups of 10 or more should call 314-616-4455 for special rates.

Ozark Actors Theatre Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For MARY POPPINS Photo Ozark Actors Theatre Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For MARY POPPINS
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

Ozark Actors Theatre is thrilled to announce the full cast and creative team for this summer's production of Mary Poppins. The production will be directed by Lee Anne Mathews, and will star Pauline Parkhurst as the practically perfect, titular nanny. Quinn Cason will take on the role of Bert, and St. Louis legend John Contini will play the role of Admiral Boom.

BWW Review: AVENUE Q is Cheeky, Naughty Puppet Fun Photo BWW Review: AVENUE Q is Cheeky, Naughty Puppet Fun
by Tanya Seale - Feb 4, 2019

Avenue Q, winner of the 2004 Tony awards for Best Book, Best Musical, and Best Score, makes its Playhouse at Westport Plaza debut, and, although I've seen other fine productions of this musical, Westport is the perfect venue-intimate and cozy-for this beloved brazen show.

NJT Presents RAGING SKILLET: A Delicious Mother-Daughter Dramedy Photo NJT Presents RAGING SKILLET: A Delicious Mother-Daughter Dramedy
by Julie Musbach - Sep 14, 2018

New Jewish Theatre (NJT) serves up the opening entree to its 21st season with a tasty adaptation of celebrity Chef Rossi's autobiographical memoir, Raging Skillet - equal parts book launch, cooking demonstration, heaping helping of comedy and a side of Jewish mother guilt.  When Rossi's Jewish mother discovers the microwave, home-cooked meals become a thing of the past.

Max & Louie Productions Presents END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Max & Louie Productions Presents END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

It's 1968 and Judy Garland is about to make her comeback… again. In a London hotel room, with both her new young fiance and her adoring accompanist, Garland struggles to get "beyond the rainbow" with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity and razor sharp wit. Featuring some of Garland's most memorable songs, this savagely funny play-with-music offers unique insight into the inner conflict that inspired and consumed one of the most beloved figures of our time.

Max & Louie Productions Presents END OF THE RAINBOW Photo Max & Louie Productions Presents END OF THE RAINBOW
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2018

It's 1968 and Judy Garland is about to make her comeback… again. In a London hotel room, with both her new young fiance and her adoring accompanist, Garland struggles to get "beyond the rainbow" with her signature cocktail of talent, tenacity and razor sharp wit. Featuring some of Garland's most memorable songs, this savagely funny play-with-music offers unique insight into the inner conflict that inspired and consumed one of the most beloved figures of our time.

NJT is 'Really New' For its  2018-19 Season Photo NJT is 'Really New' For its 2018-19 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2018

As the New Jewish Theatre closes out the first season of our third decade, it's time to make a few changes. So the upcoming 2018-19 Season includes many things that are NEW for the New Jewish Theatre. This includes a new season where four of the five shows are regional premieres which have only been performed a handful of times. Three of the five are comedies.

St. Louis Area Cast Announced for National Tour Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Photo St. Louis Area Cast Announced for National Tour Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, has announced the cast of the international hit show Menopause The Musical coming to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, 635 Westport Plaza, in St. Louis for weekly performances beginning Tuesday, January 9 and running through Saturday, March 31.

That Uppity Theatre Company and the St Lou Fringe Present AFTER ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

On November 14, 2016, at 7:30pm at the Kranzberg Arts Center in Grand Center, That Uppity Theatre Company and the St Lou Fringe, present excerpts from a collection of three minute plays specifically written and curated in response to the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, that took the lives of 49 LGBTQ and Allied people.

Lee Anne Mathews Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Alexandra Silber & More in MY FAIR LADY at the Muny!
by TV - On the Road - Jun 16, 2015

My Fair Lady opened last night, June 15 where it will run through June 21 as the opening production of The Muny's 97th summer season. Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Muny LES MIZ Spoofs Colm Wilkinson 'Goat' Spoof
by Robert Diamond - Jul 21, 2013

In honor of the Muny's sold out run of LES MISERABLES, which plays its final performance tonight in St. Louis, Enjolras (Bobby Conte Thorton) and always-game Valjean (Hugh Panaro) recorded their own version of the viral video mashup of Colm Wilkinson, and a goat. Yes a goat. Check both out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch More Highlights from LES MISERABLES at the MUNY!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2013

The audience erupted in applause Monday night at the end of the opening of the Muny's production of LES MISERABLES, resulting in the venue's first, complete standing ovation before the curtain call in recent memory. BroadwayWorld brings you even more highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES Starts a Revolution at the MUNY- Watch Highlights of Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2013

The audience erupted in applause last night at the end of the opening of the Muny's production of LES MISERABLES, resulting in the venue's first, complete standing ovation before the curtain call in recent memory. We've got the first photos from the production below and if you haven't gotten your tickets yet, do so, as we're told it's selling briskly! BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: 'One Day More' Sneak Peek at Norm Lewis & More in LES MIZ at the Muny
by Robert Diamond - Jul 15, 2013

In the video below, get a sneak peek at LES MISERABLES rehearsal with the cast singing 'One Day More.'