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Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis: En Avant! To Air On Classic 107.3 Photo Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis: En Avant! To Air On Classic 107.3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020

The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis (TWStL) moves to the airwaves this November 5th through the 15th. It centers on Williams' most famous and personal play, 'The Glass Menagerie,' featuring works that illuminate the artistry of his St. Louis-based masterpiece.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL ST. LOUIS: EN AVANT! to Air on Classic 107.3 Photo TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL ST. LOUIS: EN AVANT! to Air on Classic 107.3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis will move to the airwaves this November 5th through the 15th. It centers on Williams' most famous and personal play, 'The Glass Menagerie,' featuring works that illuminate the artistry of his St. Louis-based masterpiece.

Photo Flash: THE BOY FROM OZ Dazzles Audiences At STAGES St. Louis Photo Photo Flash: THE BOY FROM OZ Dazzles Audiences At STAGES St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

STAGES St. Louis opens its 33rd Season with the dazzling Midwest Premiere of THE BOY FROM OZ! Join STAGES now through June 30th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for the show that has been hailed as the 'MUST-SEE Jukebox Musical' of the summer by Calvin Wilson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

4th Tennessee Williams Fest STL Is A Massive Success Photo 4th Tennessee Williams Fest STL Is A Massive Success
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis produced its 2019 festival in the Grand Center Arts District to much critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance. Running May 9 through May 19, with multiple offerings across various venues, the Festival breathed new life into the work and legacy of St. Louis' own, Tennessee Williams.

St. Louis Actors' Studio Announces 13th Season 'Two to Tango' Photo St. Louis Actors' Studio Announces 13th Season 'Two to Tango'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

October 2019 will mark the beginning of St. Louis Actors' Studio's Thirteenth season, themed "Two to Tango". With the sort of clarity and theatrical density that only the two-hander can achieve, the season of exclusively two-character plays will journey through our most closely complex relationships : Mentor and Apprentice; Husband and wife; Mothers and Child.

Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Presents A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR Photo Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Presents A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Four eccentric and unforgettable women fry chicken, plan a picnic to Creve Coeur Lake, and cope with loneliness and lost dreams in an efficiency apartment on Enright Avenue in the Central West End circa the mid-1930s.

Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Announces THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA as the 2019 M Photo Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Announces THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA as the 2019 Main Stage Production
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019

The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis will present Tennessee Williams' steamy and startling 'The Night of the Iguana' as its main stage production at the Grandel Theatre on May 9-19.

Tennessee Williams Fest STL Announces 2019 Main Stage Production Photo Tennessee Williams Fest STL Announces 2019 Main Stage Production
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis - named the "Arts Startup of the Year" for 2019 by the Arts & Education Council - will present Tennessee Williams' steamy and startling "The Night of the Iguana" as its main stage production at the Grandel Theatre on May 9-19.  Jim Butz, Lavonne Byers, Nisi Sturgis, Elizabeth Townsend, and Harry Weber headline as Americans who are hiding-or seeking-or both-at a seedy Mexican hotel during the run-up to World War II. Tim Ocel will once again direct, having guided last year's "A Streetcar Named Desire" to a record 11 award nominations by the St. Louis Theater Circle. 

BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES Illuminates Aristocracy, Greed at St. Louis Actors' Stud Photo BWW Review: THE LITTLE FOXES Illuminates Aristocracy, Greed at St. Louis Actors' Studio
by Tanya Seale - Oct 5, 2018

Lillian Hellman's 1939 drama, The Little Foxes, is a well-made drama about Southern aristocratic avarice and female suppression. When brothers Oscar (Bob Gerchen) and Ben (Chuck Brinkley) Giddens-who have inherited the whole of their father's fortune-go to their sister Regina (Kari Ely) needing money to build a cotton mill, Regina, the only sister in the Giddens family, must cunningly exploit her depressed husband Horace (William Roth), and outsmart her scheming brothers, if she is to enjoy any independence or wealth of her own.

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Cast for Inaugural 'In the Works' Production Photo Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Cast for Inaugural 'In the Works' Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Ben Nordstrom and Kari Ely will play opposite one another in "Into the Breeches!," the headlining production of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' new program titled, In the Works, set for Oct. 28 through Nov. 24, at the Grandel Theatre. Written by George Brant and directed by Nancy Bell, the month-long, ticketed production is the culmination of the Festival's 2018 season.

MAMMA MIA! Makes Its Sparkling Debut At STAGES Photo MAMMA MIA! Makes Its Sparkling Debut At STAGES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES July 20th through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical.

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Wows Audiences At STAGES St. Louis Photo Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Wows Audiences At STAGES St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES now through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical. 

Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! At STAGES St. Louis Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MAMMA MIA! At STAGES St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The ultimate feel-good show, MAMMA MIA! uses the music of ABBA to tell the hilarious and touching tale of a teen's search for her birth father on a Greek Island paradise. See why 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with this pop-music phenomenon of a mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and an unforgettable trip down the aisle! Chock full of explosive dance numbers, you'll want to unleash your inner "Dancing Queen" with such ABBA hits as "Winner Takes It All," "Take A Chance On Me," and the smash title tune, "Mamma Mia." This enchanting tale of love between mothers and daughters, laughter between old friends, and a celebration of newly found family is a guaranteed non-stop party that you won't want to miss!!

BWW Review: I DO! I DO! Delights Audiences While Celebrating the Institution of Marri Photo BWW Review: I DO! I DO! Delights Audiences While Celebrating the Institution of Marriage
by Tanya Seale - Jun 25, 2018

In a beautifully polished performance, Corinne Melancon as Agnes and Steve Isom as Michael (or Kari Ely as Agnes and David Schmittou as Michael on an alternating performance schedule) open Stages St Louis' 2018 season with I Do! I Do! which is a two-character musical version of the Tony-award-winning Best Play, The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog.

BWW Review: Decades of marital bliss fly by in 'I DO! I DO!' at Stages St. Louis
by Steve Callahan - Jun 23, 2018

Stages St. Louis is one of the great success stories in American theater. Jack Lane and Michael Hamilton started a little group in 1987 and it soon grew into a dynamite company producing season after season of superbly professional musical theater.

Photo Flash: I DO! I DO! Comes to STAGES ST. Louis Photo Photo Flash: I DO! I DO! Comes to STAGES ST. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Last seen at STAGES in its Inaugural Season, I DO! I DO! tells the poignant story of 50 years in the married lives of Michael and Agnes.  This two character musical version of the comedy/drama "The Fourposter" takes place entirely in a bedroom and takes its audience on a whirlwind journey that begins in 1895 and ends half a century later.  I DO! I DO! offers its audiences a frank look at the miracle of marriage as Michael and Agnes experience childbirth, parenthood, and the eventual settling down to face the future and their advancing years together.

STAGES Offers Complimentary Tickets To Couples Married 50 Years Or Longer Photo STAGES Offers Complimentary Tickets To Couples Married 50 Years Or Longer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The opening production for the 2018 Season at STAGES St. Louis, I DO! I DO!, gives audiences a true glimpse at 50 years in the life of a marriage. In honor of this musical journey through the many milestones of a marriage, STAGES is proud to offer a pair of complimentary tickets to any Week 1 evening performance to couples married for 50 years or longer.

Casting Announced For Stages St Louis 2018 Season Photo Casting Announced For Stages St Louis 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

I DO! I DO!, MAMMA MIA!, OKLAHOMA!, and its Family Theatre Series production of MADAGASCAR - A Musical Adventure. Artistic Director, Michael Hamilton sums up this season as a celebration of "connection, commitment, and community through an examination of friendship and love."  All subscription and single tickets are on sale now.  The 2018 Season is proudly sponsored by Artistic Sponsor, the Berges Family Foundation, and Design Sponsor, Judy & Jerry Kent.

Photo Flash: First Look at A TREE, FALLING at Kranzberg Arts Center Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A TREE, FALLING at Kranzberg Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Octogenarian Lenny was once a busy physician at the epicenter of a vibrant family who now has no recollection whatever of his earlier life. These days his chief adventure is the daily tracking down of the remote control-at least until a friendly social worker named Lola shows up. Try as she might to help Lenny recover his memory, though, he continues to live within the moment, and the poignancy of his plight forces Lola to question the meaning of her own past as well as her future.

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; SOUTH PACIFIC Wins Bes Photo Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; SOUTH PACIFIC Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!

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