Sunday, December 29, 2019

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of December 30, 2019

Mostly cabaret this week, as local theatres take a pre-January breather.

CSZ St. Louis presents The ComedySportz Show on Saturday nights at 7:30 pm. The show is "action-packed, interactive and hilarious comedy played as a sport. Two teams battle it out for points and your laughs! You choose the winners the teams provide the funny!" Performances take place on the second floor of the Sugar Cubed, 917 S Main St. in St Charles, Mo. For more information:

The Lemp Mansion Comedy-Mystery Dinner Theater presents A Dickens of a Killing through January 4. The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place. For more information:

Robert Breig
The Blue Strawberry presents Making Every Moment Count: The Music of Peter Allen with Robert Breig on Saturday, January 4, at 8 pm. "Robert Breig is thrilled to come back with his super-fun and spot-on Peter Allen cabaret show, after a successful run in St. Louis, Chicago, and New York. Robert captures the spirit, the moves, the energy and the life of epic singer and showman Peter Allen. To Oz and Beyond! " Rick Jensen is pianist and music director for the show. The Blue Strawberry is at 364 N. Boyle in the Central West End. For more information:

Beverly Brennan
The Blue Strawberry presents A Night With Day with Beverly Brennan on Friday, January 3, at 8 pm. "Join Beverly Brennan on a sentimental journey as Bev pays tribute to one of her idols, the incomparable Doris Day. The show will feature songs from Doris Day's big band days, her movies and musicals, and her amazing recording career. Bev will also share stories about Doris's life, which has been far from a bed of daisies! Hope to see you at our show. It's magic! And if you can't make it - Que Sera, Sera!" Rick Jensen is pianist and music director for the show, which is directed by Lina Koutrakos. The Blue Strawberry is at 364 N. Boyle in the Central West End. For more information:

The Playhouse at Westport Plaza presents Robert Dubac's Idiocracy through December 30. "One man's pain is another man's comedy. Especially when he's in a coma and his five inner voices won't stop yakking. How he wakes up from this nightmare is profoundly hysterical." The Playhouse at Westport Plaza is at 635 West Port Plaza. For more information:

Rick Jensen
The Blue Strawberry presents With a Little Help From My Friends with singer/songwriter Rick Jensen on Thursday, January 2, at 8 pm. "One of St Louis's most celebrated musical directors in an evening of Rick's original songs joined by St. Louis's own Beverly Brennan, Robert Breig, Dionna Raedeke and Angie Nicholson." The Blue Strawberry is at 364 N. Boyle in the Central West End. For more information:

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 Events Calendar.
Would you like to be on the radio? KDHX, 88.1 FM needs theatre reviewers. If you're 18 years or older, knowledgeable in this area, have practical theatre experience (acting, directing, writing, technical design, etc.), have good oral and written communications skills and would like to become one of our volunteer reviewers, send an email describing your experience and interests to chuck at Please include a sample review of something you've seen recently.

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