Sunday, January 28, 2024

St. Louis theatre calendar for the week of January 29, 2024

What's on St.Louis theater and cabaret stages this coming week. Please leave a comment if anything was wrong or got left out

Ben Nordstrom and
Steve Neale
The Blue Strawberry presents Ben Nordstrom and Steve Neale in We're Not Cool on Saturday, February 3, at 7:30 pm. “Ben and Steve return to Blue Strawberry with their trademark mix of heart and humor sharing songs and stories of fatherhood, marriage and love, a life in the arts, and their meteoric rise into middle age. Songs from Billy Joel to Stephen Sondheim, Ben Rector to Marc Shaiman, Sara Bareilles to Jason Mraz, and more!” The Blue Strawberry is at 364 N. Boyle. For more information:

Tim Schall and Carol Schmidt
The Blue Strawberry presents Sunday Standard Time with Tim Schall and Carol Schmidt on Sunday February 4 from at 6 pm. “Join Tim Schall (vocals) and Carol Schmidt (piano) in the lounge for a casual, classy Sunday evening of jazz standards, a little sophisticated pop and a dash of classic Broadway. Tim is no stranger to the theater and concert stages of St. Louis, Chicago and New York's Lincoln Center. Carol has a rich history of entertaining St. Louis audiences as musician and singer. Together they will help you wind down your weekend with timeless music and a lot of irreverent dry humor.”  The Blue Strawberry is at 364 N. Boyle. For more information:

Sara Sheperd
The Cabaret Project presents Sara Sheperd in Around the Corner: A Choose Your Own Adventure Cabaret on Friday and Saturday, February 2 and 3, at 7:30 pm. “Sara Sheperd is back in the St. Louis spotlight on February 2nd and 3rd , 2024. After spending years playing the iconic Carole King in Beautiful, The Carole King Musical on Broadway and national tours, thousands of St. Louisans saw Sara this past summer as she wowed Muny audiences as the legendary King in their spectacular St. Louis production.  She returns to us to tell her story of how her talent led her not only to play Carole King but also rocking the Broadway stage in shows like Cry Baby, along with her impressive portfolio of national tours and leading stage roles in theaters across America.” All performances take place in the Ballroom at The Sheldon Concert Hall in Grand Center. For more information:

Circus Harmony presents Nocturne Saturdays at 2:00 and 7:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm through February 4.  “Circus Harmony's new dreamlike show, NOCTURNE, is about overcoming your fears, and finding your strengths! It’s a show everyone should see.” Performances, which include museum admission, take place at City Museum, 750 N. 16th Street, downtown. For more information:

Funny Girl
Photo by Matthew Murphy for Murphymade
The Fabulous Fox presents presents the musical Funny Girl through February 4. “The sensational Broadway revival dazzles with celebrated classic songs, including “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “People.” This bittersweet comedy is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage. Everyone told her she’d never be a star, but then something funny happened—she became one of the most beloved performers in history, shining brighter than the brightest lights of Broadway.” The Fabulous Fox is on North Grand in Grand Center. For more information:

The Lemp Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre and Jest Mysteries present A Fistful of Hollars  through May 4. "Gun slingers, dance hall girls, cowboys, gold diggers, cowboy boots and ten-gallon-hats will abound. Rowdy cowboys will duel to the death as the crooked sheriff watches with glee. But none of these characters are as dangerous as Nasty Nate, he’s the orneriest gun in the west and word is that he’s going to be stirring up trouble at the Lemp Mansion. " The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place in south city. For more information:

Stray Dog Theatre presents the Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap Thursdays through Saturdays at 8, February 1 through 17, with an additional performance at 2 pm on Sunday February 11. “As news spreads of a murder in London, seven eccentric strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. A police sergeant unexpectedly arrives, concerned that the murderer at large may be one of the guests at the Manor. One by one, the suspicious guests begin to reveal their sordid pasts.” Performances take place at Tower Grove Abbey, 2336 Tennessee in Tower Grove East. For more information:

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