Sunday, May 12, 2013

The St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of May 13, 2013

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The Ozark Theatre presents baritone Ed Golterman and guest star Amalia LaViolette in Andy and Friends, featuring the music of Andy Williams, Perry Como, Eddie Fisher, Jack Nat Cole, and Vic Damone, on Saturday, May 18, at 2 PM. The Ozark Theater is at 131 E Lockwood in Webster Groves. A portion of ticket sales benefits Gravois Kiwanis. For more information: 314 909-7224 or email egolterman at

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 Saturdays at 9 PM at Maggie O'Brien's, 2000 Market Street. For more information, you may call 314-827-4185, email stlouis at, or visit

The Gateway Men's Chorus presents Cabaret Risque on Saturday, May 18, at 7 PM. Featured performers are Robert Breig, Alice Kinsella, Kay Love, Katie McGrath, Tim Schall, Deborah Sharn, and Jeffrey M. Wright. Ken Haller is master of ceremonies for the event, with music direction by Al Fischer. The show takes place at the Rialto Ballroom, 3547 Olive in Grand Center. For more information:

Alton Little Theater presents Chase Me Up Farnsdale Avenue, Silvous Plait! through May 19 at 2450 North Henry in Alton, IL. For more information, call 618-462-6562 or visit

The Lemp Mansion Comedy-Mystery Dinner Theater presents Clueless through July 27. The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place. For more information:

The Bissell Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre presents Field of Schemes through July 27. The Bissell Mansion is at 4426 Randall Place. For more information:

KTK Productions presents the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum through May 19. Performances take place at Southampton Presbyterian Church, 4716 Macklind. For more information, call 314-351-8984.

The Looking Glass Playhouse presents Legally Blonde the Musical through May 19. Performances take place at 301 West St. Louis Street in Lebanon, Ill. For more information, visit

Ma'atology Productions presents Lips Unstuck: The Musical on Saturday, May 18 at 3 PM at The Kranzberg Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information: (314) 243-9728 or

HotCity Theatre presents the St. Louis premiere of Maple and Vine through May 18. “Disgusted with today's SCANDALOUS society where vulgarity and obscenity are actually rewarded? Overwhelmed by computers, smart phones, tablets and the such? Well, forsake Reality TV and your electronic devices for the dry martinis and Tupperware parties of the 1950's, when the simpler life was much more wholesome. Or ... was it?” Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit or call 314-289-4063. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

New Jewish Theater presents Shlemiel the First May 16-June 9. Performances take place in the Marvin and Harlene Wool Studio Theater at the Jewish Community Center, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. For more information: or call 314-442-3283.

Photo: Stewart Goldstein
The Black Rep presents the world premiere of Smash/Hit! through May 19. “An Iraqi War vet fights to leave the battlefield behind, and make his way in the treacherous world of Hip Hop.” Performances take place at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square. For more information, visit or call 314-534-3810. Read the 88.1 KDHX review!

Magic Smoking Monkey Theatre presents Stupefy! The 90 Minute Harry Potter Thursday at 7:30 PM and Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 10:30 PM. “The 7:30pm performance is 'family friendly.' The late show is recommended for audiences 16 and over. Audience members should feel free to dress in their Hogwarts attire, if desired.” Performances take place at the Regional Arts Commission, 6128 Delmar. For more information:

St. Louis Actors' Studio presents Talking Heads May 17-26 at the Gaslight Theatre, 358 North Boyle. For more information, call 314-458-2978 or visit

The Alpha Players of Florissant present the comedy Whodunnit May 17-26 at The Florissant Civic Center Theater, Parker Rd. at Waterford Dr. in Florissant, MO. For more information, call 314-921-5678.

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