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Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Announces A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE as the 2018 Main Stage Production Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Announces A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE as the 2018 Main Stage Production
by BWW News Desk on February 23, 2018 in St. Louis

Sophia Brown and Nick Narcisi will create the tempestuous relationship between renowned characters Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire," the main stage production of the third annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, May 10-19, at the Grandel Theatre. Tim Ocel will direct the production for this year's Festival titled, "Tennessee Williams: The French Quarter Years." (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special on February 23, 2018 in St. Louis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Photo Flash: Insight Theatre Company presents THE LAST ROMANCE Photo Flash: Insight Theatre Company presents THE LAST ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in St. Louis

Insight Theatre Company opens its 11th season with a comedy/drama written by Joe DiPietro and directed by Alan Knoll.  The Last Romance is about an opera-loving American in his 70s who once auditioned for the Met.  Currently widowed, he meets an attractive woman named Carol while living with his sister Rose.  This humorous and tender play will leave audiences of all ages with the idea that it is never too late to feel alive!  Stars Joneal Joplin, Maggie Ryan, Tommy Nolan.  (more...)
BORN YESTERDAY Closes The Rep's 52nd Season With Classic, Screwball Comedy BORN YESTERDAY Closes The Rep's 52nd Season With Classic, Screwball Comedy
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in St. Louis

With its lively patter, sharp satire and empowered female lead, Born Yesterday is a classic comedy that continues to surprise and entertain. Since its Broadway debut in 1946, Garson Kanin's sendup of political gamesmanship has seen multiple prominent film and stage adaptations, including a 1995 production at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 2/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW on February 20, 2018 in St. Louis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for St. Louis (more...)
BLACK VIOLIN And CHANTICLEER Come to The Kauffman Center BLACK VIOLIN And CHANTICLEER Come to The Kauffman Center
by BWW News Desk on February 19, 2018 in St. Louis

Today, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts announced two performances in the 2018-2019 Kauffman Center Presents series. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in St. Louis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: New Line Theatre Sets Sail with ANYTHING GOES Photo Flash: New Line Theatre Sets Sail with ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in St. Louis

It's 1934 and we're going on a wild transatlantic cruise full of sex, booze, God, and gangsters. Welcome to the S.S. American, where anything can happen, and it usually does.  (more...)
Unpredictable, Immersive And Uproarious, CAUGHT Arrives in The Rep Studio Unpredictable, Immersive And Uproarious, CAUGHT Arrives in The Rep Studio
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in St. Louis

The unconventional Caught opens with an invitation for patrons to peruse an installation created by a Chinese artist. But once the audience actually meets said artist, the reality of the play begins to spiral out of control. Written by Christopher Chen and directed by Seth Gordon, this fourth wall-demolishing play runs from March 7 to 25 in The Rep's Studio Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 in St. Louis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
Arts and Education Council Seeks Submissions for Second Annual Startup Competition for Arts Arts and Education Council Seeks Submissions for Second Annual Startup Competition for Arts
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2018 in St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) announced today that applications are now open for the second annual stARTup Competition for arts entrepreneurs. The competition and program is supported by A&E and the PNC Foundation to foster breakthrough, entrepreneurial ideas on changing the fabric of St. Louis through the arts. The stARTup Competition is one of only two of its kind in the country, along with MIT's Creative Arts Competition. A&E and the PNC Foundation have earmarked $20,000 for the competition. (more...)
Photo Flash: Metro Theater Company and Jazz St. Louis present BUD NOT BUDDY Photo Flash: Metro Theater Company and Jazz St. Louis present BUD NOT BUDDY
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in St. Louis

Written by award-winning playwright Kirsten Greenidge and based on the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winning book by Christopher Paul Curtis, with a exhilarating score by five-time Grammy-winning jazz legend Terence Blanchard, "Bud, Not Buddy" follows 10-year-old Bud as he sets off on a journey to find his father who he believes is leading a traveling jazz band. (more...)
Peabody Opera House presents PJ MASKS LIVE! BE A HERO Peabody Opera House presents PJ MASKS LIVE! BE A HERO
by BWW News Desk on February 13, 2018 in St. Louis

Entertainment One ( eOne ) and Round Room are proud to announce that ' PJ Masks Live ! Time to Be a Hero, ' the hit musical production, will head back to the stage, touring across North America starting in April 2018. Exclusive pre - sales begin todas, February 1 3, at 12pm local time, with the general pub lic on - sale starting Friday, February 16, at 10am local time. The show will stop at Peabody Opera House on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2 : 00 p.m. (more...)
BUD, NOT BUDDY Gets Live Jazz Support BUD, NOT BUDDY Gets Live Jazz Support
by Steve Callahan on February 14, 2018 in St. Louis

The Metro Theater Company produces some of the best children's theater you'll ever see. They've been at it for over four decades. Now they have opened Bud, Not Buddy at the newly reopened Grandel Theater. (more...)
Six New Members Join Roster Of Region's Only Privately-Supported United Arts Fund Six New Members Join Roster Of Region's Only Privately-Supported United Arts Fund
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) announced today that C. Brendan Johnson, partner at Bryan Cave, LLP, has been elected as the nonprofit's new board chair. Johnson previously served as A&E board vice chair since 2016. A&E also announced six new board members: Mark C. Anderson, president, MCA Consulting; Sara Burke, founder, The City Studio Dance Center; Ken Haller, M.D., professor of pediatrics, Saint Louis University; Gordon Myers, senior vice president, U.S. Bank; Kit Sundararaman, principal, Edward Jones; and Paul Ziegler, J.D., executive director, EducationPlus. (more...)
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Cast For ROMEO & JULIET Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Cast For ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in St. Louis

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis will be adding a fourth pillar - In the Works - to its In the Schools, In the Streets, In the Park programming, enhancing its appeal as a year-round festival, it was announced today. In the Works, a month-long ticketed event, scheduled for late fall at the Grandel Theatre, will culminate the 2018 season that includes the Education Tour (Feb. 5-April 15), SHAKE 38 (April 18-22), the main stage production of "Romeo & Juliet" (June 1-24) and Shakespeare in the Streets' production of "Blow, Winds," (June 15-16). (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11
by Audition Roundup on February 11, 2018 in St. Louis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 11, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 in St. Louis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Monsanto Fund Awards $25,000 To Arts And Education Council Monsanto Fund Awards $25,000 To Arts And Education Council
by BWW News Desk on February 07, 2018 in St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) announced today receipt of $25,000 in renewed support from the Monsanto Fund for a grant program to provide arts in rural communities across the bi-state region. (more...)
THE COLOR PURPLE Makes its Way to the Fabulous Fox THE COLOR PURPLE Makes its Way to the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in St. Louis

The Fabulous Fox Theatre is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE COLOR PURPLE, will play the Fabulous Fox Theatre from Tuesday, March 20 through Sunday, April 1. (more...)
Solid Lines Productions Announces Comedy Fundraiser Solid Lines Productions Announces Comedy Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in St. Louis

Solid Lines Productions announces its third annual fundraising gala That's What She Said. The evening of comedy and camaraderie will be held March 10, 2018 at John Burroughs School. Dinner and drinks will be served at 6:30 pm, accompanied by local musician Sharon Hazel, and the show begins at 8:00 pm.  (more...)
The Sheldon Presents LOVE FEST REVIVED The Sheldon Presents LOVE FEST REVIVED
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in St. Louis

Lovefest is back and it's BADD, so pencil in date night with your Honey and be beguiled by the Sheldon's annual salute to romance through music. (more...)
Willie Nelson Brings Tour to Peabody Opera House Willie Nelson Brings Tour to Peabody Opera House
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in St. Louis

Country music legend, Willie Nelson, is bringing 'Willie Nelson & Family' produced by NS2 to Peabody Opera House on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. St. Louis is one of the new dates added to Nelson's current tour. (more...)
Max & Louie Announce Casting for END OF THE RAINBOW Max & Louie Announce Casting for END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in St. Louis

Max & Louie Productions presents the St. Louis premiere "End of the Rainbow" written by Peter Quilter, starring Angela Ingersoll as Judy Garland, directed by David New, with music direction by Thomas Conroy. It will run at The Grandel in the Grand Center Arts District, June 21 through July 1, 2018. Individual tickets are now on sale. To purchase, call MetroTix at (314) 534-1111 or visit maxandlouie.com (more...)
Peabody Opera House Presents alt-J Peabody Opera House Presents alt-J
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in St. Louis

alt-J announces a headlining tour of North America starting on April 7 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO. The tour includes festival stops at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Firefly and Mountain Jam. A show at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY will mark the largest venue the band has headlined in North America. That show will also feature a surround speaker system, using immersive hyperrealism technology, to envelope the entire audience in an incredible surround sound experience. (more...)