Updated Monday, March 28, 2011
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|Acts of Love|
Chez Leon presents singer/pianist Steve Ross in April in Paris - Songs Written in and About the City of Light. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 5 and 8 PM and Sunday at noon and 5 PM, April 1 through 3. Chez Leon is at 7927 Forsyth in Clayton. For more information, you may call 314-361-1589 or visit chezleon.com.
The Pub Theater Company presents Bye Bye Liver: The St. Louis Drinking Play, a comedic romp through the joys and pitfalls of The Gateway to the West's favorite past time. Performances take place Saturdays through April 9 at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185 or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis
Upstream Theater presents The Death Of Atahualpa, directed and adapted by Philip Boehm from the traditional oral drama of the conquest of the Incas by Pizarro. Members of local Latin band Son de America will accompany the hour-long show, playing traditional Andean music. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, April 1 through 17, at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand. All performances at 8 PM except Sundays: April 3 and 10 at 7 PM and April 17 at 3 PM. For more information, call (314) 863-4999 or visit www.upstreamtheater.org.
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 Real McCoy|
The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents Adam Bock's drama The Receptionist Friday at 7:30 PM, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 PM, and Sunday at 2 PM, April 1 through 3. Performances of the play, which “raises disquieting, provocative questions about the consequences of complicity with evil”, take place in the Stage III Auditorium in Webster Hall on the Webster University campus. The student-directed show is part of the Directing Capstone Projects series. For more information, call 314-968-7128.
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis presents a special public performance of their one-act touring shows Shrew in a Few and Cruel To Be Kind? by Christopher Limber. The performance takes place on Saturday, April 2, at 7 PM at the Emerson Performance Center, at Harris-Stowe State University, 3026 Laclede. For more information, call 314-531-9800 or visit shakespearefestivalstlouis.org.
Over Due Theatre Company presents the musical Sweet Charity Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, April 1 through 10. Performances take place at the Olivette Community Center, 9723 Grandview Drive, in Olivette, MO. For more information, call 314-210-2959 or visit overduetheatrecompany.com.
The St. Louis Writers' Group presents a reading of the one-act plays They Throw Rocks and Zaybah, Coffee, and Me by Shahnaz Ahmed on Monday, April 4, at 6:30 pm. Shahnaz Ahmed was born in India, did her high school in Dubai, UAE and has been living in the US since she was 16. The performance takes place at Big Daddy's, 1000 Sidney. For more information, you may call 314-865-1296 or visit www.stlwritersgroup.com.
Black Cat Theatre's Piwacket Theatre for Children presents The Three Little Pigs on April 2, 7, 14 and 16. Performances take place at Black Cat Theatre, 2810 Sutton in Maplewood. For more information, call (314) 781-8300 or visit www.blackcattheatre.org.
|Trail of Tears|
|You're a Good Man,|