[Updated Saturday, October 1, 2011]
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The Fox Theatre presents the new musical The Addams Family, based on the popular film, through October 9. The Fox Theatre is at 517 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, call 314-534-1678.
Washington University Performing Arts Department presents The A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival Saturday, October 1, in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Student Center on the Washington University campus. For more information, call 314-935-6543.
Family Musical Theater presents the musical The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas through October 2 at the Ivory Theatre, 7622 Michigan. For more information, visit familymusical.org or call 314-448-1436.
Christ Memorial Productions presents the musical Bye, Bye, Birdie Friday sand Saturday at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM through October 2. Performances take place at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, 5252 South Lindbergh. For more information, visit CMPShows.org or call 314-631-0304.
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 “select Saturdays” at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street, and on the first and third Friday of each month at The Fox Hole at The Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester in The Grove. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185 or visit byebyeliver.com/stlouis.
Lindenwood University presents the comedy The Folks Next Door Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM, September 29 through October 1. 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.
St. Louis Shakespeare presents Henry V through October 9. Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, call 314-361-5664 or visit stlshakespeare.org.
Soundstage Productions presents Lanford Wilson's The Hot L Baltimore Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM through October 9. Performances take place at Crestwood Plaza ArtSpace, #214 Crestwood Plaza on Watson Road in Crestwood, MO. For more information, send email to soundstage at msn.com.
Marble Stage Theatre presents The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Saturdays at noon through October 29 at Marble Stage Theater, 426 Crestwood Mall Art Space. For more information, call 314-437-0846 or visit www.marblestage.org.
The Improv Trick hosts weekly Long Form Improv performances every Tuesday at 7:30 PM at Lemmons Restaurant, 5800 Gravois. Long form improv features 15 to 20 minute sketches based entirely on audience suggestions, with audience participation strongly encouraged. For more information, visit theimprovtrick.com.
The Tivoli Theatre presents a video broadcast of the National Theatre production of One Man, Two Guvnors on Saturday, October 1. The Tivoli is at 6350 Delmar. For more information, call (314) 995-6270.
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St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley presents The Pillowman, Friday at 7 PM and Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM, September 30 through October 8. Performances take place at the Terry M. Fischer Theatre on the campus at 3400 Pershall Road. For more information, call 314-513-4200 or visit www.stlcc.edu/FV/.
Insight Theatre Company presents the drama Rabbit Hole through October 2. 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. Read the 88.1 KDHX Review!
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The St. Louis University Theatre Department presents The Secret in the Wings through October 9. Performances take place in Xavier Hall, 3373 West Pine Mall. For more information, call (314) 977-2998 or visit www.slu.edu/theatre.
The COCA Family Theatre Series presents Sleeping Beauty Friday through Sunday through October 2. “With original, live music inspired by J.S. Bach and charming video design, this classic tale of a charmed princess is spun in rhymed verse by David Gonzalez.” COCA is at 524 Trinity in University City. For more information, call (314) 725-6555 or visit www.cocastl.org.
The Alpha Players of Florissant present the classic musical South Pacific through October 9 at The Florissant Civic Center Theater, Parker Rd. at Waterford Dr. in Florissant, MO. For more information, visit alphaplayers.org or call 314-921-5678.
The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University presents Caryl Churchill's Top Girls Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM through October 9. Performances take place on the Emerson Studio Theatre of the Loretto-Hilton Center 135 Edgar Road on the Webster University campus. For more information, call 314-968-7128.
Stages St. Louis presents the musical Victor/Victoria through October 9. 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!