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|The Addams Family|
Photo by Jeremy Daniel
Center Stage Theatre at St. Charles Community College presents William Inge's Bus Stop Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 2 PM, October 5 through 9. Performances take place in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on the campus at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville, MO. For more information, call 636-922-8050 or visit stchas.edu.
Upstream Theater presents Fecerico Garcia Lorca's Blood Wedding October 7 through 23 at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand. For more information, call (314) 863-4999 or visit www.upstreamtheater.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 “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.
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. Read the 88.1 KDHX Review!
Thyrsus, the Washington University student drama organization, presents actor and playwright Jeremy Lawrence in a pair of one-man plays about the life of Tennessee Williams on Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8, at 8 PM. Tom and Rose, which centers on the playwright's early years, will be performed on Friday. On Saturday, Lawrence will perform Everyone Expects Me to Write Another Streetcar, which finds an aging, acerbic Williams musing about Broadway, the evolution of his writing, the death of his longtime lover, Frank Merlo, and his own harrowing breakdown. Performances take place in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre in the Mallinckrodt Center on the Washington University campus. For more information, call (314) 935-5858.
|Just a Song at Twilight|
Photo by Gerry Love
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 St. Louis Actors' Studio presents the courtroom drama Nuts by Tom Torpor October 7 through 23 at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle. For more information, call 314-458-2978 or visit stlas.org.
Photo by Jill Ritter Lindberg
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!
|Reasons To Be Pretty|
St. Louis Community College at Meramec Theatre Department presents the rock musical The Rocky Horror Show October 5 through 8. Performances take place in the theatre on the campus at 11333 Big Bend Road. For more information, call 314-984-7500.
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 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. Read the 88.1 KDHX Review!
|Ten Little Indians|
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. Read the 88.1 KDHX Review!
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!
|The Who's Tommy|