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Give Peter and the starcather a miss at the Rep

We have season tickets to the Rep which is supposed to be one of the better theaters in St. Louis, though I prefer St Louis Actor’s Studio at the Gaslight. Last night we saw Peter and the starcatcher. The play … Continue reading

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The Ride down Mount Morgan, worth seeing at the Gaslight Theater after dinner at WEGAP

My vote for the coziest place in St. Louis is the West End Grill and Pub, followed by theater next door if the St. Louis Actor’s Studio is playing, as it was tonight in the show that just opened, The … Continue reading

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King Lear, St. Louis Actor’s Studio, and Machiavelli’s The Prince

Power is so important that you should not relinquish all of it even to your children, King Lear so potently teaches. The ancient themes of loyalty and friendship, truth told in the guise of a joke, the corrupting power of … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot, quite simply is the play you must see. I think of it as kind of an allegorical mirror that shows one different things at different stages in life, so you need to see the St. Louis Actor’s … Continue reading

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Don’t miss Day of the Dog, St. Louis Actors’ Studio

William Roth has done a really wonderful thing for St. Louis with his renovation of a block of buildings and creation of both the Gaslight Theater and St. Louis Actors’ Studio. The latest production is one more indication of how … Continue reading

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The Mountaintop, performed by The Black Rep until 9 March!

The Mountaintop is about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s last night, dramatized with the help of a very unusual motel maid. The Black Rep is putting it on at Grandel Theatre in Grand Center, until 9 March and you will … Continue reading

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The goat, or who is Sylvia, Edward Albee, at St. Louis’s agora, Gaslight Theater

When did you last go to a play so powerful that a man in your row had to leave, pushing past everyone, and an elderly woman in a far front row urgently decided to skip the steps and just slip … Continue reading

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