Sunday, September 30, 2012

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of October 1, 2012

Updated Friday, October 5th, 2012

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New Line Theatre presents the rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM, through October 21. Performances take place at the Washington University South Campus Theatre, 6501 Clayton Road. For more information, newlinetheatre.com or call 314-534-1111.

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 pastime. Performances take place on Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at byebyeliver.com, or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, through October 7. Performances take place in the Emerson Studio Theatre at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus. For more information, call 314-968-7128.

The Missouri History Museum and Topper Productions present Christy Simmons in Count Your Blessings: A Tribute to Rosemary Clooney, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, October 4-14. Simmons' band features Joe Dreyer and Paul Westcott, piano; Clancy Newell, drums; and Dave Troncoso, bass. Performances take place in the Des Lee Auditorium at the History Museum at Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park. For more information, you may visit mohistory.org or call 314-361-9017.

The Alpha Players of Florissant present the musical The Drowsy Chaperone through October 6 at The Florissant Civic Center Theater, Parker Rd. at Waterford Dr. in Florissant, MO. For more information, alphaplayers.org or call 314-921-5678.

The Sheldon Concert Hall presents The Gershwins with Tim Schall on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 2 and 3, at 10:00 AM as part of their Coffee Concert series. 'From "Summertime" and "Embracable You" to "I Got Rhythm" and "Crazy for You," George and Ira Gershwin changed the landscape of American music. Tim Schall, called a "consummate cabaret performer," by Cabaret Scenes Magazine, returns by popular demand to interpret their timeless songs.' The Sheldon Concert Hall is at 3648 Washington in Grand Center. For more information, you may visit sheldonconcerthall.org.

Upstream Theater presents Eugene O'Neill's The Hairy Ape. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, October 5 - 21, at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand. For more information, call (314) 863-4999 or visit www.upstreamtheater.org.

The West End Players Guild opens their 102nd season with Steven Dietz's Inventing Van Gogh Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, October 5 - 14. There will also be a show on Thursday, October 11, at 8 PM. Performances take place at the Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 North Union at Enright in the Central West End. The play is directed by 88.1 KDHX theatre critic Steve Callahan. For more information, call 314-367-0025 or visit www.westendplayers.org.

St. Louis Shakespeare presents A Midsummer Night's Dream through October 7. Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, call 314-361-5664 or visit stlshakespeare.org.

The Looking Glass Playhouse presents the musical My Fair Lady through October 7. Performances take place at 301 West St. Louis Street in Lebanon, Ill. For more information, visit www.lookingglassplayhouse.com.

Stages St. Louis presents the musical My One and Only through October 7. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood. For more information, visit stagesstlouis.org or call 314-821-2407. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

Christ Memorial Productions presents the musical Oliver Friday sand Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through October 7. Performances take place at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 South Lindbergh. For more information, visit CMPShows.org or call 314-631-0304.

Stray Dog Theatre presents the rock musical Spring Awakening Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM, October 4 - 20. There will be a matinee on the closing Saturday at 2 PM in addition to the evening show. Performances take place at The Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee. For more information, visit straydogtheatre.org or call 314-865-1995.

St. Louis University Theatre presents David Lindsay-Abaire's Wonder of the World October 5 - 14. Performances take place in Xavier Hall, 3373 West Pine Mall. For more information, call (314) 977-2998 or visit www.slu.edu/theatre.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of September 24, 2012

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Washington University Performing Arts Department presents The A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival Friday and Saturday, September 29 and 30. Performances take place in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Student Center on the Washington University campus. For more information, call 314-935-6543.

New Line Theatre presents the rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM, October 5 - 21. Performances take place at the Washington University South Campus Theatre, 6501 Clayton Road. For more information, newlinetheatre.com or call 314-534-1111.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs through September 30. Performances take place on the main stage at the Loretto-Hlton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, call 314-968-4925 or visit repstl.org. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

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 pastime. Performances take place on Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at byebyeliver.com, or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.

The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, September 26 - October 7. Performances take place in the Emerson Studio Theatre at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Webster University campus. For more information, call 314-968-7128.

Dramatic License Productions presents Donald Margulies' Dinner with Friends through September 30. Performances take place at Dramatic License Theatre located at the upper level of Chesterfield Mall (near Sears and across from Houlihan's Restaurant). For more information, call 636-220-7012 or visit dramaticlicenseproductions.com. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

The Alpha Players of Florissant present the musical The Drowsy Chaperone September 28 through October 6 at The Florissant Civic Center Theater, Parker Rd. at Waterford Dr. in Florissant, MO. For more information, alphaplayers.org or call 314-921-5678.

The Touhill Performing Arts Center presents The Improvised Shakespeare Company on Friday at 8 PM and Saturday at 5 and 9 PM, September 28 and 29. “The Improvised Shakespeare Co. creates a fully improvised play in Elizabethan style. Each play is completely improvised, so each play is entirely new.” The Touhill Performing Arts Center in on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus. For more information, you may visit www.touhill.org or call (314) 516-4949.

St. Louis Shakespeare presents A Midsummer Night's Dream September 28 - October 7. Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, call 314-361-5664 or visit stlshakespeare.org.

The Looking Glass Playhouse presents the musical My Fair Lady September 17 - October 7. Performances take place at 301 West St. Louis Street in Lebanon, Ill. For more information, visit www.lookingglassplayhouse.com.

Stages St. Louis presents the musical My One and Only through October 7. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood. For more information, visit stagesstlouis.org or call 314-821-2407. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

The Black Rep presents Nilaja Sun's No Child..., starring Patrese D. McCLain, through September 30. Performances take place at the Edison Theatre, 6445 Forsyth on the Washington U. campus. For more information, visit theblackrep.org or call 314-534-3810.

Christ Memorial Productions presents the musical Oliver Friday sand Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, September 28 through October 7. Performances take place at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 South Lindbergh. For more information, visit CMPShows.org or call 314-631-0304.

Alton Little Theater presents the comedy Southern Hospitality through September 30 at 2450 North Henry in Alton, IL. For more information, call 618-462-6562 or visit altonlittletheater.org.

Insight Theatre Company presents To Kill a Mockingbird though September 30. Performances take place in the Heagney Theatre, 530 East Lockwood on the campus of Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves. For more information, call 314-556-1293 or visit insighttheatrecompany.com.

Action for Autism presents benefit performances of the comedy Tony and Liz Tie the Knot, “an energetic romp into the wonder and perils of relationship and marriage,” Friday and Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 5 PM, through September 30. The performance includes dinner catered by several area Italian restaurants and takes place at The Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information, brownpapertickets.com. or call 636-449-0352.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of September 17, 2012

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The Friends of Stray Dog Theatre present 10 Seasons: A Fundraising Cabaret, featuring singers from past and upcoming Stray Dog Theatre shows, on Saturday, September 22. The performance starts at 8 with a reception, including Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, at 7 PM. Performers include Ryan Cooper, Jamie Lynn Marble, Deborah Sharn, Leslie Sikes, Jessica Tilghman, Zach Wachter, and Jeffrey M. Wright. Edward Coffield is MC for the evening, with Chris Petersen at the Piano. The performance takes place at Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee. For more information, straydogtheatre.org or 314-865-1995

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs through September 30. Performances take place on the main stage at the Loretto-Hlton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, call 314-968-4925 or visit repstl.org. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

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 pastime. Performances take place on Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at byebyeliver.com, or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.

The Cabaret Project presents a cabaret open mic night on Wednesday, September 19, from 7 to 10 PM at the Tavern of Fine Arts. “Drop by and enjoy a night of great music from St. Louis cabaret artists, backed up by the inimitable Carol Schmidt on the baby grand.” The special guest MC master of ceremonies for the evening will be actor, comic, and 88.1 KDHX theatre reviewer Robert Mitchell. If you're planning to sing, be prepared to do one or two songs and bring music, preferably in your key. It's also recommend that you have your song memorized. The Tavern of Fine Arts is at 313 Belt at Waterman in the Central West End. There's free parking in the lot right across the street. For more information, visit tavern-of-fine-arts.blogspot.com or call 314-367-7549.

Dramatic License Productions presents Donald Margulies' Dinner with Friends September 13 - 30. Performances take place at Dramatic License Theatre located at the upper level of Chesterfield Mall (near Sears and across from Houlihan's Restaurant). For more information, call 636-220-7012 or visit dramaticlicenseproductions.com.

HotCity Theatre presents E. M. Lewis's Goodbye Ruby Tuesday, “a comedy about trying to explain why you have to go find yourself to people who don't want anything to change,” Thursdays through Sundays through September 22. Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit www.hotcitytheatre.org or call 314-289-4063.

Stages St. Louis presents the musical My One and Only through October 7. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood. For more information, visit stagesstlouis.org or call 314-821-2407. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

The Black Rep presents Nilaja Sun's No Child..., starring Patrese D. McCLain, September 21 - 30. Performances take place at the Edison Theatre, 6445 Forsyth on the Washington U. campus. For more information, visit theblackrep.org or call 314-534-3810.

Lindenwood University presents Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things September 20 - 23. Performances take place in the Emerson Black Box Theatre at the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on the Lindenwood campus in St. Charles, MO. For more information, call 636-949-4433 or visit lindenwood.edu/center.

Alton Little Theater presents the comedy Southern Hospitality September 21 - 30 at 2450 North Henry in Alton, IL. For more information, call 618-462-6562 or visit altonlittletheater.org.

Insight Theatre Company presents To Kill a Mockingbird September 20 - 30. Performances take place in the Heagney Theatre, 530 East Lockwood on the campus of Nerinx Hall High School in Webster Groves. For more information, call 314-556-1293 or visit insighttheatrecompany.com.

Action for Autism presents benefit performances of the comedy Tony and Liz Tie the Knot, “an energetic romp into the wonder and perils of relationship and marriage,” Friday and Saturdays at 7 PM and Sundays at 5 PM, September 21 - 30. The performance includes dinner catered by several area Italian restaurants and takes place at The Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information, brownpapertickets.com. or call 636-449-0352.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Chuck's Choices for the weeked of September 13, 2012

As always, the choices are purely my personal opinion. Take with a grain (or a shaker) of salt.

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The Presenters Dolan present a return engagement of Ken Haller's The TV Show, featuring themes from classic TV shows. Al Fischer is music director for the show, which takes place Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, at the Kranzberg Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. In my review of the original producion this past June, I described the show as "a very clever idea smartly executed" and that it was, on the whole, "a tremendously entertaining and often extremely funny romp through TV land." For more information, visit licketytix.com

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R-S Theatrics presents The Adding Machine: A Musical, based on the fantasy drama by Elmer Rice, through September 16. The original Expressionist play has some profound things to say about the dehumanizing effects of corporate culture. On the basis of that alone I think this rarely seen musical is worth your time. Performances take place at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information: r-stheatrics.com or 314-968-8070.

Mustard Seed Theatre presents Going to See the Elephant through September 16 at the Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd. Deanna Jent's original production of this for the now-defunct Orange Girls company was well received. In her review for 88.1 KDHX, Andrea Braun says that she can "enthusiastically recommend you consider enjoying this engaging evening of theatre." For more information, call (314) 719-8060 or visit the web site at www.mustardseedtheatre.com.

Sunday, September 09, 2012

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of September 10, 2012

The College Theatre Council of Greater St. Louis presents five works by emerging and prize-winning playwrights in the 22nd annual One-Act Play Festival September 14 - 16. Performances take place in the Bastian Theatre on the campus at 5600 Oakland. For more information, call 314-644-9381.

R-S Theatrics presents The Adding Machine: A Musical, based on the fantasy drama by Elmer Rice, through September 16. Performances take place at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information: r-stheatrics.com or 314-968-8070. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs through September 30. Performances take place on the main stage at the Loretto-Hlton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, call 314-968-4925 or visit repstl.org. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

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 pastime. Performances take place on Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at byebyeliver.com, or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.

Dramatic License Productions presents Donald Margulies' Dinner with Friends September 13 - 30. Performances take place at Dramatic License Theatre located at the upper level of Chesterfield Mall (near Sears and across from Houlihan's Restaurant). For more information, call 636-220-7012 or visit dramaticlicenseproductions.com.

Mustard Seed Theatre presents Going to See the Elephant through September 16 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. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

HotCity Theatre presents E. M. Lewis's Goodbye Ruby Tuesday, “a comedy about trying to explain why you have to go find yourself to people who don't want anything to change,” Thursdays through Sundays through September 22. Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit www.hotcitytheatre.org or call 314-289-4063.

KTK Productions presents the comedy Moonlight and Magnolias Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, through September 16. Performances take place at Southampton Presbyterian Church, 4716 Macklind. For more information, call 314-351-8984.

Soorya Performing Arts Theatre presents Mrucchakatika (The Little Clay Cart) Friday and Saturday at 7 PM and Sunday at 5 PM, September 14 - 16. The play is “is a ten-act Sanskrit drama attributed to Shudraka, an ancient playwright generally thought to have lived sometime between the 2nd century BC & the 5th century AD whom the prologue identifies as a Kshatriya king and a devotee of Siva who lived for 100 years.” Performances take place at The Mahathma Gandhi Center, 727 Weidman Road in Ballwin, MO. For more information: www.sooryadance.com.

Stages St. Louis presents the musical My One and Only through October 7. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood. For more information, visit stagesstlouis.org or call 314-821-2407.

The Black Rep presents Nilaja Sun's No Child..., starring Patrese D. McCLain, September 14 - 16. Performances take place at at the Orthwein Theatre, Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School. For more information, visit theblackrep.org or call 314-534-3810.

The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves presents Remember Me? Thursdays through Sundays through September 16. Performances take place in the Guild theatre at Newport and Summit in Webster Groves, MO. For more information: theaterguildwg.org or call 314-962-0876.

St. Louis Writers' Group presents a reading of the new comedy Scutter Murphy's Wake by Pat Conroy on Monday, September 10, at 6:30 PM at Big Daddy's, 1000 Sidney in Soulard. There's no admission charge; refreshments and food may be purchased from restaurant. For more information, visit www.stlwritersgroup.com, call 314-865-1296, or send an e-mail to farwemar at aol.com.

The Presenters Dolan present a return engagement of Ken Haller's The TV Show, featuring themes from classic TV shows. Al Fischer is music director for the show, which takes place Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, at the Kranzberg Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit licketytix.com

The Monroe Actors Stage Company presents the musical Two by Two through September 16 in the Historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Waterloo, Illinois. For more information, visit www.masctheatre.org or call 618 939 7469.

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Chuck's Choices for the weekend of September 7, 2012

As always, the choices are purely my personal opinion. Take with a grain (or a shaker) of salt.

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R-S Theatrics presents The Adding Machine: A Musical, based on the fantasy drama by Elmer Rice, September 7 - 16. The original Expressionist play has some profound things to say about the dehumanizing effects of corporate culture. On the basis of that alone I think this rarely seen musical is worth your time. Performances take place at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information: r-stheatrics.com or 314-968-8070.

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New Jewish Theatre presents Cabaret NJT: A Reunion of NJT Voices on Sunday, September 9, at 7:30 PM. Featured performers are Johanna Elkana-Hale, Elise LaBarge, Tim Schall, and Jeff Wright. I've seen all of these performers on stage and have worked closely with some of them. This is a fine lineup of cabaret talent and well worth your attention. The performance takes place at the JCCA, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. For more information, call 314-442-3283 or visit www.newjewishtheatre.org.

Mustard Seed Theatre presents Going to See the Elephant through September 16 at the Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd. Deanna Jent's original production of this for the now-defunct Orange Girls company was well received. In her review for 88.1 KDHX, Andrea Braun says that she can "enthusiastically recommend you consider enjoying this engaging evening of theatre." For more information, call (314) 719-8060 or visit the web site at www.mustardseedtheatre.com.

Monday, September 03, 2012

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of September 3, 2012

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R-S Theatrics presents The Adding Machine: A Musical, based on the fantasy drama by Elmer Rice, September 7 - 16. Performances take place at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle in the Central West End. For more information: r-stheatrics.com or 314-968-8070.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs September 5 through 30. Performances take place on the main stage at the Loretto-Hlton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, call 314-968-4925 or visit repstl.org.

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 pastime. Performances take place on Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at byebyeliver.com, or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.

New Jewish Theatre presents Cabaret NJT: A Reunion of NJT Voices on Sunday, September 9, at 7:30 PM. Featured performers are Johanna Elkana-Hale, Elise LaBarge, Tim Schall, and Jeff Wright. The performance takes place at the JCCA, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. For more information, call 314-442-3283 or visit www.newjewishtheatre.org.

Mustard Seed Theatre presents Going to See the Elephant through September 16 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. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

HotCity Theatre presents E. M. Lewis's Goodbye Ruby Tuesday, “a comedy about trying to explain why you have to go find yourself to people who don't want anything to change,” Thursdays through Sundays, September 7 - 22, with a preview performance on Wednesday, September 6. Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit www.hotcitytheatre.org or call 314-289-4063.

Edison Theatre Ovations! Series presents the Counterbalance Theatre adaptation of Jane Eyre on Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8, at 8 PM. “Bronte's text serves as the jumping off point for a process of structured improvisation, with company founder Annie Loui and performers building and refining their scenes, characters and movement vocabulary collaboratively and organically.” Performances take place at Edison Theater on the Washington University campus. For more information, edison.wustl.edu or call 314-935-6543.

The Puppet Guild of Greater St. Louis presents Ginny Weiss' Puppets on Hand's Jivey Jungle Tales on Friday, September 7, at 9:30 AM at Saint Louis Carousel - Faust Park, 15189 Olive Blvd. The performance is followed by a ride on the Faust Park Carousal. For more information, puppetguild.org.

KTK Productions presents the comedy Moonlight and Magnolias Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM, September 7 - 16. Performances take place at Southampton Presbyterian Church, 4716 Macklind. For more information, call 314-351-8984.

Stages St. Louis presents the musical My One and Only September 7 - October 7. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood. For more information, visit stagesstlouis.org or call 314-821-2407.

The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves presents Remember Me? Thursdays through Sundays, September 7 - 16. Performances take place in the Guild theatre at Newport and Summit in Webster Groves, MO. For more information: theaterguildwg.org or call 314-962-0876.

St. Louis Writers' Group presents a reading of the new comedy Scutter Murphy's Wake by Pat Conroy on Monday, September 10, at 6:30 PM at Big Daddy's, 1000 Sidney in Soulard. There's no admission charge; refreshments and food may be purchased from restaurant. For more information, visit www.stlwritersgroup.com, call 314-865-1296, or send an e-mail to farwemar at aol.com.

Clinton County Showcase presents Three One-Acts Thursday through Sunday, September 6 - 9. Performances take place at the Avon Theater, 525 North 2nd Street Breese IL. For more information, visit ccshowcase.com.

The Monroe Actors Stage Company presents the musical Two by Two September 7 - 16 in the Historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Waterloo, Illinois. For more information, visit www.masctheatre.org or call 618 939 7469.