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Review of In My Granny’s Garden at Metro Theater Company

Metro Theater Company’s latest offering, In My Granny’s Garden, is a delightful way for very young children to learn about the joys of gardening.

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Review of The Gingerbread Lady at KTK Productions

In its current production, KTK Productions makes a strong case forThe Gingerbread Lady, one of Neil Simon’s lesser known plays.

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Schankman’s St. Louis: The Karate Kid the Musical part two

For the first time ever, St. Louis is playing host to a pre-broadway tryout for a new musical based on the film The Karate Kid. We get a sneak peek at the show.

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Faces Not Forgotten

Faces Not Forgotten is a program where local artists paint portraits of young victims of gun violence and gift those paintings to the families.

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Creatives Behind the Arts: Blues Showrunner

A look at what goes inside the arena during a St. Louis Blues game when it comes to who’s controlling all the lights, music, bells and whistles.

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Review of Farce of Habit at the Theatre Guild of Webster Groves

Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and James Wooten are a prolific team of playwrights. Since their first collaboration in 2005, they have written two dozen plays in a genre they call Southern-fried farce. It finds genial humor in the eccentricities of characters from the South.

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Review of The Lonesome West at West End Players Guild

I find it a little strange to begin a review of a play by Martin McDonagh by praising the comic playing of the cast. McDonagh’s plays always have some comedy in them, but it is hardly enough that you would name the play a “comedy.”

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Review of Jurassic Park: The Musical! at Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre

Two musicals based on Jurassic Park opened here in April, but the overlap was minimal. The production that just closed was a hoot, and so is the one that just opened.

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The Focal Point

The Focal Point is one of the premier roots music venues in the St. Louis area.

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Review of Amélie at the Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts

This year’s Spring musical at the Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts was Amélie, an adaptation of the acclaimed 2001 film of the same name. The unconventional show received an outstanding production.