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The Lemp Mansion Comedy-Mystery Dinner Theater presents its Bullets in the Bathtub through April 27. The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place. For more information: lempmansion.com
St. Louis Community College at Meramec Theatre Department presents the musical Bye Bye Birdie Wednesday through Sunday, April 16-20. Performances take place in the theatre on the campus at 11333 Big Bend Road. For more information, call 314-984-7500.
Stray Dog Theatre presents Kander and Ebb's musical Cabaret Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM through April 19. "The popular musical, based on British writer Christopher Isherwood’s semiautobiographical short novel Goodbye to Berlin, explores the decadence and seamy underbelly of 1930s Germany where beguiling, self-destructive chanteuse Sally Bowles lives with no thought for tomorrow. As the growing power of the Nazi’s Third Reich secretly begins to take hold, everything is thrown into disarray." Performances take place at The Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee. For more information, visit straydogtheatre.org or call 314-865-1995.
Mustard Seed Theatre presents An Evening of Music with Julia Murney, a benefit concert for Mustard Seed Theatre Autism Education Project. The performance takes place on Monday, April 14, at 7 PM at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington in Grand Center. For more information: metrotix.com.
Mustard Seed Theatre presents Falling, written and directed by Deanna Jent. "Fresh from its off-Broadway run, Falling returns with the original St. Louis cast. The New York Post writes: "This heartfelt and nuanced family drama is shot through with dark humor. Falling soars!" While Falling explores hard truths within a family dealing specifically with autism, the story is really about loving someone who is hard to love." Performances take place through May 4 at the Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd. For more information, call (314) 719-8060 or visit the web site at www.mustardseedtheatre.com.
The Bissell Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre presents Flaming Saddles through April 27. The Bissell Mansion is at 4426 Randall Place. For more information: bissellmansiontheatre.com
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St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley Theater Department presents Thornton Wilder's Our Town through April 19. Performances take place in the Fisher Theatre on the campus at 3400 Pershall Road. For more information, call 314-644-5522.
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Washington University Performing Arts Department presents Twelfth Night Thursday and Friday at 8 PM, and Saturday at 2 and 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, April 17-20. Cross-dressing, love, and madness in1950's Havanna, Cuba highlight this production of one ofShakespeare's funniest, most lyrical comedies." Performances take place in the Studio Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Center on the Washington University campus. For more information: pad.artsci.wustl.edu or call (314) 935-5858.