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Rob Lippert

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ROB LIPPERT has designed sets for over 50 shows and currently is the Resident Scenic Designer for New Line Theatre in St. Louis as well as a regular scenic designer for Stray Dog Theatre.



Rob has been a part of the St. Louis theater scene since 1973, including more than 30 shows for Cathedral Players Guild and more than 35 shows at Looking Glass Playhouse in Lebanon, IL.

Rob was artistic director at the Cathedral Players Guild in Belleville from 1985 until 2004.

Rob made his design debut New Line Theatre in the fall of 2013, designing both set and lighting for Night of the Living Dead for which he recently received a 2014 St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Lighting Design .

He has been involved in all aspects of production. He has designed and fabricated sets for more than fifty productions and was nominated for a 2012 Arts for Life Best Performance Award for Scenic Design.

In recent years, he has directed productions of The 39 Steps, The Grapes of Wrath, and Dancing at Lughnasa.

He has appeared on stage as Marcus Lycus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, George in The Drowsy Chaperone, Lt. Frank Cioffi in Curtains, and Andre in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

He holds a bachelors and a master of architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. Rob is a licensed architect and a principal at the firm U-Studios Incorporated in Swansea, IL. He resides in O’Fallon, IL with his wife, Kathleen.

You can read Rob’s design blog at http://u-studios.blogspot.com.

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Photos: First Look at New Line Theatre's DRACULA

New Line Theatre is currently presenting Frank Wildhorn's Dracula through June 22, 2024. Check out production photos here!
INTO THE WOODS, CLUE, and DEATH OF A SALESMAN Win Big at The St. Louis Theater Circle Awards

Last evening at The Loretto-Hilton Center, the St. Louis theatre community gathered for The St. Louis Theatre Circle Awards Gala. Thirty-Four awards were handed out with three productions winning big: The New Jewish Theatre’s production of INTO THE WOODS and STAGES St. Louis production of CLUE won 5 awards each, and The Black Rep’s production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN won 4 awards. Each of the three were named the best of their category, INTO THE WOODS was named Outstanding Production of a Musical, CLUE was named Outstanding Production of a Comedy, and DEATH OF A SALESMAN was named Outstanding Production of a Drama. 
2024 Award Honorees Announced for the St. Louis Theatre Circle

The 11th annual St. Louis Theater Circle Awards ceremony were held at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the campus of Webster University on Monday, March 25th, 2024. Check out the complete list of the 2024 Award Honorees.
Photos: First Look New Line Theatre's SWEET POTATO QUEENS

Check out production photos from Sweet Potato Queens at New Line Theatre here!
CLUE and INTO THE WOODS Lead the St. Louis Theatre Circle Awards with 11 Nominations Each

The St. Louis Theatre Circle announced their 2024 Nominations on Friday. STAGES St. Louis’ production of CLUE and New Jewish Theatre’s production of INTO THE WOODS lead all productions with 11 nominations each. Twenty-four different companies and 55 unique productions were represented among 165 nominations in 33 categories. Awards will be handed out on Monday, March 25th, 2024, at The Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts on the Webster University campus.  
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW St. Louis Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW St. Louis Awards; FREAKY FRIDAY, CLUE, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Review: JESUS AND JOHNNY APPLEWEED'S HOLY ROLLIN' FAMILY CHRISTMAS at The Grandel

JESUS AND JOHNNY APPLEWEED’S HOLY ROLLIN’ FAMILY CHRISTMAS is an irreverent musical comedy chuck full of laughs. While most of the jokes are related to changing times 7-decades ago, you don’t have to be a baby boomer to understand and appreciate Miller’s hysterical script. If you’re looking for funny, adult-themed holiday entertainment that is a complete diversion from more traditional holiday fare, JESUS AND JOHNNY APPLEWEED’S HOLY ROLLING FAMILY CHRISTMAS will certainly add some laughs to your holiday entertainment.  
BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards December 5th Standings; FREAKY FRIDAY Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Photos: First Look At JESUS & JOHNNY APPLEWEED'S HOLY ROLLIN' FAMILY CHRISTMAS At New Line Theatre

Find out what happens when a typical, mid-century American family’s secrets are all revealed on one outrageous, pot-fueled Christmas Eve in 1959. See photos from the production.
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; CLUE Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; FREAKY FRIDAY Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; St. Louis Shakespeare Festival Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
New Line Theatre to Present JESUS & JOHNNY APPLEWEED'S HOLY ROLLIN' FAMILY CHRISTMAS

New Line Theatre will present the world premiere of 'Jesus & Johnny Appleweed's Holy Rollin' Family Christmas,' a hilarious stoner musical comedy set in 1959. Join the Goodson family as their secrets are revealed on one outrageous, pot-fueled Christmas Eve. Get all the details here!
Photos: First Look At THE IMMIGRANT At The New Jewish Theatre

The New Jewish Theatre presents The Immigrant at the Wool Studio Theatre through October 29. See photos from the production below.
THE IMMIGRANT to Return To New Jewish Theatre Next Month

Written by Mark Harelik and directed by the New Jewish Theatre's very own Rebekah Scallet, The Immigrant tells the true story of Haskell Harelik, the playwright's grandfather, who came to America in 1909 as part of the Galveston Project.
Review: NINE at The Marcelle Theatre

New Line Theatre has again put together an overall performance that is entertaining and enjoyable. This production of NINE succeeds because of the quality performances of every member of the cast and their ability to deliver strong vocals.
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; at Stages St. Louis Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

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