Updated Tuesday, March 8, 2011
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The West County YMCA and Chesterfield Community Theatre present the comedy Arsenic and Old Lace Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM, March 10 through 13. Performances take place at the West County YMCA, 16464 Burkhardt Place. For more information, call (636) 532-6515 Ext. 227.
Muddy Waters Theatre Company presents Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through March 20. Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand at Olive in Grand Center. For more information, call 314-799-8399. 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 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
Cabaret artist and teacher Tim Schall presents A Cabaret Showcase, featuring students from his Advanced Performance Class, on Sunday, February 13, at 7 PM. Performers are Shirley Aschinger, Steve Brammeier, Michael Brightman, Kari Donovan, Jay Knehans, Michael McKinley, Charlene Reimann, and KDHX's own Donna Weinsting. Al Fischer is pianist and music director for the show, which takes place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/163778.
Winter Opera St. Louis presents Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 5 PM, March 12 and 13. Performances take place at St. Ambrose Church, 5130 Wilson Avenue. For more information, visit winteroperastl.org or call 314-865-0038.
St. Louis Shakespeare presents Cyrano de Bergerac Thursday [March 17] at 7:30 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM, March 11 through 20. Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, call 314-361-5664 or visit stlshakespeare.org.
The COCA Family Theatre Series presents Dan Zanes and Friends, Friday at 7 PM and Saturday at 2:20 and 7 PM, March 11 through 13. COCA is at 524 Trinity in University City. For more information, call (314) 725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.
|Driving Miss Daisy|
The St. Louis Family Theatre Series presents Duck for President, Fancy Nancy, and other Story Books Friday at 7:30 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM, March 13, 18 and 19. Performances take place at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre at Parker and Waterford in Florissant, MO. For more information, call 314-921-5678 or visit www.florissantmo.com.
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).
Kirkwood Theatre Guild presents the drama The Heiress, based on Henry James’s Washington Square, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM through March 11. Performances take place at the Robert G. Reim Theatre of the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road. For more information, call 314-821-9956.
|In the Next Room|
Alton Little Theater presents the Tom Dudzick's comedy King o' the Moon March 11 through 20 at 2450 North Henry in Alton, IL. For more information, call 618.462.6562 or visit altonlittletheater.org.
The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves presents the comedy Leading Ladies March 11 through 20. Performances take place in the Guild theatre at Newport and Summit in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, visit theaterguildwg.org or call 314-962-0876.
The Touhill Performing Arts Center presents New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players production of The Mikado on Friday, March 11, at 8 PM. 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
Fontbonne University presents a stage adaptation Nathaniel West's Miss Lonelyhearts February 10 through 13. Performances take place Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM at the Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd.
Citilites Theatre presents the Del Shores comedy Southern Baptist Sissies Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM, March 10 through 27. Performances take place at The Gaslight Theater, 358 North Boyle. For more information, call 314-773-1879 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/154347
|Two Gentlemen of Verona|
Lindenwood University presents the musical Urinetown Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM through March 12. 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.
Playback Workshop Theatre presents The Vagina MANologues and The Saxophone Jesus Parables, written and directed by Jackie Masei, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through March 13. The show is “an exciting narrative one act social change play with an all African American Male cast, which weaves a critical response to Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues in order to open up dialogues about racism, bullying, sexism, homophobia, sexuality, and spirituality”. The show will be followed by a Playback Theatre performance. For more information, call 314-397-0733.