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The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through December 12. Performances take place in the Stage III Auditorium on the Webster University campus. Fore more information, call 314-968-7128.
Union Avenue Opera presents Menotti's Amahl And The Night Visitors Friday at 8 PM, Saturday at 5 PM, and Sunday at 3 PM, December 10 through 12. Performances take place at the Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union at Enright in the Central West End. For more information, call 314-361-2881.
|"As Bees in Honey Drown";|
photo by Johh Lamb
Bistro Cabaret presents Ben Norstrom's solo cabaret show, with Neal Richardson as pianist and music director, December 9, at 8 PM. The performance takes place at The Bistro at Grand Center. For more information, call 314-954-7257 or visit bistrocabaret.com.
The Fox Theatre presents The Nebraska Theatre Caravan's musical adaptation of A Christmas Carol Thursday and Friday at 7:30 PM, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 PM, and Sunday at 1 and 6 PM, December 9 through 12. The Fox is at 527 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, call 314-534-1111.
Echo Theatre Company presents the St. Louis premiere of the comedy Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake) Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM, through December 19. Performances take place in Theatre 134 in the ArtSpace at Crestwood Court, 134 Crestwood Plaza. For more information, call 314-225-4329.
Everydaycircus Inc. performs shows hourly from 11 AM to 4 PM each weekend at City Museum, 701 N. 15th St. Shows are FREE with regular museum admission. (645-4445 or 231-CITY).
The Brass Rail Players present the holiday comedy Inspecting Carol. Performances take place through December 12 at the Lindenwood University Premier Center For The Arts In Belleville, Il. For more information, visit brassrailplayers.org.
|"Last of the Red Hot Mamas";|
photo by John Lamb
The COCA Family Theatre Seriespresents the Ballet Eclectica production of The Little Dancer: An American Tour Friday at 7 PM, Saturday at 2 and 5 PM, and Sunday at 1:30 PM, December 10 through 12. COCA, The Center of Creative Arts, is at 524 Trinity in University City. For more information, call 314-725-6555.
Lindenwood University's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts presents the The Nick of Time Players Improv Show on Tuesday, December 7 at 7:30 PM, in the Emerson Black Box Theater. The Scheidegger Center is on the Lindenwood campus in St Charles MO. For more information, visit lindenwoodcenter.com.
|"Over the Tavern"|
© Photo by Jerry Naunheim Jr.
The Washington Avenue Players Project and Black Cat Theatre present David Lindasy-Abaire's drama Rabbit Hole Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM through December 11. Performances take place at the Black Cat Theatre, 2810 Sutton in Maplewood. For more information call 314-781-8300.
The NonProphet Theater Company presents Reckless by Craig Lucas Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 5 PM through December 12. Performances take place at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar. For more information, call 636-236-4831 or email nonprophetshows at yahoo.com.
HotCity Theatre presents the satirical comedy Slasher Thursdays and Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 3 and 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM through December 18. Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, call 314.289.4060 or visit hotcitytheatre.org.
|"The Sunshine Boys"|
Dramatic License Productions presents This Wonderful Life, the one-man show based on the classic film It's a Wonderful Life, starring Alan Knoll. Performances take place Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through December 19. For more information, call 636-220-7012
Windsor Theatre Group presents Vaudeville Christmas, featuring magic, comedy, juggling and seasonal music, Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM through December 10. Performances take place in the ArtSpace at Crestwood Court. For more information, call 314-632-2114 or visit windsortheatregroup.com.