The Blue Strawberry presents Kelly Howe and Curt Landes Won’t Shut Up: A Saga of Song on Tuesday, June 27, at 7:00 pm. “Join Kelly and Curt for a night of tunes from Beatles to Broadway and plenty in between. Also cocktails.” The performance takes place in the lounge at The Blue Strawberry, 364 N. Boyle. For more information: bluestrawberrystl.com
A Call to Conscience presents A Tribute to Katherine Dunham Thursday and Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 pm, June 29 through July 1. Performances take place at Prince of Peace Missionary Church, 9350 Natural Bridge. For more information: www.eventbrite.com
Encore Theatre Group presents August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson June 30 – July 9. “Set in the 1930s, the play tells the story of a family's struggle to reconcile with their past and their ancestral heritage, as they confront the ghosts of slavery and oppression that haunt them. With powerful themes of legacy, identity, and the role of art in healing wounds of the past, "The Piano Lesson" is a must-see theatrical experience that will leave audiences spellbound. Led by a talented cast and crew, Encore! Theater Group delivers a gripping and emotional performance that will resonate with audiences long after the curtains close. Don't miss this remarkable production, brought to life by one of the most celebrated playwrights of our time.” Performances take place at 2607 Potomac in south St. Louis. For more information: www.encorestl.org.
The Lemp Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre and Jest Mysteries present Death of a Blackheart through August 26. "Ahoy matey! Join us for an exciting evening of murder, mystery and pirates at the best comedy dinner theater show in town. Don your favorite pirate gear and escape to the high seas for an adventure fraught with peril! What part will you play in this hilarious show full of fair maidens, lost boys, rival pirates and wenches? Whichever character you acquire, beware of that famous pirate Captain Jack Blackheart! Aye, he's a scurvy seadog if my eye ever seed one! Gee, I hope no one kills him off!" The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place in south city. For more information: www.lempmansion.com
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Stages St. Louis presents the musical Aida through July 2. “A timeless love story for the ages, Disney’s AIDA tells the tale of the transcendent love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country; Amneris, an Egyptian princess; and Radames, the soldier they both love. Set in a time of great turmoil in ancient Egypt, this story of forbidden love has thrilled audiences for over twenty years. Wrapped in an electric Tony and Grammy Award-Winning score by Elton John and Tim Rice, AIDA is both a stunning musical theatre experience, and an uplifting story of faith, duty, and redemption.” Performances take place at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center in Kirkwood, MO. For more information: stagesstlouis.org.