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‘Animals Out of Paper’ reveals the creases where memory and hope collide

The ancient art of folding known as origami starts with a pristine sheet of paper, but as soon as a single score or f...

Cabaret review: Singer/songwriter Susan Werner brings the fall Gaslight Cabaret Festival to fine finish

Susan Werner's two shows at the Gaslight Cabaret Festival this past weekend marked her first solo appearances loc...

'Irving Berlin's White Christmas' sparkles with romance, nostalgia, and song

The Fox Theatre kicks off the holiday season with a romantic comedy musical filled with favorite tunes from Irving Be...

Theater Unspeakable does the impossible in 'Superman 2050' at COCA

It would seem nearly impossible for group of seven actors to perform an action-packed Superman tale on a 3-foot by 7-...

'The Misanthrope' at Washington U.: Is it Moliere? Or is it karaoke night?

Richard Wilbur’s translation of Moliere’s “The Misanthrope” is a swift and witty expose of bo...

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"Learning to Drive" is a lesson in less offering more: more three-dimensional characters, more humanity, and more absolutely charming entertainment. A quick opening scene establishes Darwan as a calm, capable…
Alex Gibney was the director behind the well-regarded documentaries about Enron and Scientology. He was moved to direct and produce this documentary, unauthorized by Apple, about the life and work…
Insight Theatre Company's production of Rebecca Gilman's thought-provoking play, "Spinning Into Butter," takes a look at race relations at a predominantly white college located in Vermont. Sarah Daniels, an admissions specialist, has been hired by Belmont College to help increase…
St. Louis Shakespeare aims for a comic bulls-eye with James McLure's played-for-laughs wild west interpretation of favorite Shakespearean tropes. "Wild Oats" is a rollicking good send up, and a gloriously over-the-top production that encourages the audience to laugh, hoot, boo,…
Thursday, 03 September 2015 18:55

'One Flea Spare,' gives the plague a darkly comic twist

Written by Tina Farmer
Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble takes audiences back to the age of the great plague in "One Flea Spare," Naomi Wallace's darkly comic, emotionally intense morality play. The script is layered with interesting plots and subplots, and the language teases and…
Documentarian Joshua Oppenheimer again focuses on Indonesia with "The Look of Silence." In his 2012 documentary "The Act of Killing" Oppenheimer interrogates murderers of thousands. Without remorse they reenact the…
Truth be told, the funny in Bill Bryson's memoir, A Walk in the Woods, was over mid-way. Uproarious laughter in the first half, but then it limped along for the…
Chill out, Greta Gerwig. Calmez vous, Noah Baumbach. Take a knee, Lola Kirke. All good advice, but Gerwig and Baumbach, the scriptwriters of "Mistress America," are wound too tightly to…
The artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has crafted a fascinating and most unusual film in "Station to Station." Comprised of 62 one-minute films, it interrogates creativity through musicians and a…
This weekend, Union Avenue Opera concludes its 22nd season with "Götterdämmerung" ("Twilight of the Gods"), the final installment of the most ambitious project in the company's history—Wagner's mammoth operatic cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen" ("The Ring of the Nibelung"). It's…
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