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The Florissant Fine Arts Council presents The 39 Steps, the four-actor comic stage adaptation of the Hitchcock classic, on Sunday, March 27, at 2 PM. The performance takes place in the Florissant Civic Center Theatre at Parker and Waterford in Florissant, MO. For more information, call 314-921-5678.
Citilites Theatre presents the romantic comedy Almost, Maine Thursdays through Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 7 PM, March 24 through 27. Performances take place at The Foundry Arts Center, 100 Clark Street in St. Charles, MO. For more information, call 314-773-1879 or visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/154353.
First Run Theatre presents the 9th Annual Reading Festival, featuring staged reading of the finalists of the annual script submission contest, Friday through Sunday, March 25 through 27. The plays are In His Service by Cate Richard, The Kerpash Affair and Divine's Grace by Richard LaViolette, and Behind The Chair by Jason Slavik. Performances take place in the Thomas Hunter Theatre at DeSmet Jesuit High School, 233 N New Ballas Road.. For more information contact First Run Theatre by phone 314-352-5114, email info at firstruntheatre.com, or visit www.firstruntheatre.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
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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).
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville's Student Experimental Theater Organization presents Wendy MacLeod's House of Yes!, a “dark comedy, steeped in taboos that take a closer look at society's obsession with celebrities and each other”, Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 PM, March 24 through 26. Performances take place in the James F. Metcalf Theater on the campus in Edwardsville, IL. For more information, call (618) 650-2774.
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The Gateway Men's Chorus presents Piano Men, featuring the music of Billy Joel, Elton John, or Barry Manilow, Saturday, March 26, at 8 PM. The concert, which will feature “dual and sometimes dueling pianos on stage” along with the chorus, takes place at the 560 Music Center at 560 Trinity in University City, MO. For more information, visit gatewaymenschorus.org or call 314-289-4169.
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Citilites Theatre presents the Del Shores comedy Southern Baptist Sissies Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM through March 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 Read the 88.1 KDHX review!
Dance St. Louis and the Fox Theatre present Stomp Friday and Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, March 25 through 27. “The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans.” The Fox is at 527 North Grand. For more information, call 314-534-1111 or visit fabulousfox.com.
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|Two Gentlemen of Verona|
Mariposa Artists presents Debbie Schuster in her solo cabaret debiut, UnWritten. “Through story and song, Debbie shares her own special unique style and flair for the unexpected that guarantees the audience an evening sparked with emotion and laughter.” Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 PM, March 25 and 26, at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. Rick Jensen is pianist and music director for the show, which is directed by Liina Koutrakos. For more information, visit www.brownpapertickets.com/event/143817
The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents the musical A Year With Frog And Toad Friday at 7:30 PM, Saturday at 2 and 7:30 PM, and Sunday at 2 PM, March 25 through 27. Performances take place in the Stage III Auditorium at 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.
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