Sunday, November 20, 2011

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of November 21, 2011

[Looking for auditions and other artistic opportunities? Check out the St. Louis Auditions site.]

For information on events beyond this week, check out the searchable database at the Regional Arts Commission's ArtsZipper site.

I'm now adding my own purely personal comments to events about which I think I have anything worthwhile to say. Because that's what bloggers do.  If I have left your show out, please leave a comment with all the details.

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Windsor Theatre Group presents The 1930s: Its Music and Its Stars Fridays at 7:30 PM, Saturdays at 3 and 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM through November 27. Performances take place in the ArtSpace at 220 Crestwood Court. For more information, call 314-832-2114 or visit

Black Nativity
The Black Rep presents Black Nativity: A Holiday Celebration November 26 through December 18. Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, visit or call 314-534-3810.

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

Mustard Seed Theatre presents the musical Godspell through December 11. “This musical salute to the Gospel of Matthew will be set in the streets of downtown St. Louis.” Performances take place Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM at the Fontbonne Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Blvd. For more information, call (314) 719-8060 or visit the web site at

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

Mamma Mia!
The Fox Theatre presents musical Mamma Mia!, based on the songs of ABBA, November 22 through 27. The Fox Theatre is at 517 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, call 314-534-1678.

The Tesseract Theatre Company presents a free reading of Parabolis by local playwrights David and Jules Crespy on Wednesday, November 23, at 7:00 PM at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar (across the street from The Pageant). Visit for more info or email contact at

The St. Louis Family Theatre Series presents Ramona Quimby, based on the books of Newberry Medal-winning writer Beverly Clearly, on Friday and Saturday, November 25 and 26, at 2 PM. 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

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