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Steve Callahan

What's that crashing against your screen door?   Well, if it were mid-summer it would, of course, be all those June-bugs.  But in October it's got to be that annual infestation of zombies.  There's no escape!   They're out there, everywhere!  And they will get you! 

Thursday, 03 October 2013 15:50

A Wonderland indeed!

Dare you dive head-first down a rabbit hole?  Wonders await you if you'll only close your eyes and jump!  No, no, don't close your eyes—keep them wide open lest you miss a morsel of this delightful "Alice in Wonderland" that the Webster Conservatory now offers you.

Monday, 16 September 2013 20:56

'Our Town' at Insight: You CAN go home again!

Over the past seventy-five years the little town of Grover’s Corners has come to life at least once on every stage in America.  This village is the subject of Thornton Wilder’s wonderful play, "Our Town," which Insight Theatre is now presenting in quite an excellent production.  

Mr. Sloane is a gorgeous young thing and everybody wants him.  Mr. Sloane hasn't had a single scruple for ever-so-long.  Mr. Sloane's polite demeanor is marbled with streaks of blazing viciousness.  Mr. Sloane is quite a piece of work.

The OnSite Theatre Company has opened a strange, lovely little play called "There's a Gun in Your Goodbye Bag" by Elizabeth Birkenmeier.

"Murphy's Law" has opened at the First Run Theatre, and, as "Variety" used to say, it's "BOFFO!"

The St. Louis Actors Studio has opened a fine production of "King Lear".

I’ve long felt that Jerry Vogel is one of the best actors in town. His performance in "An Iliad" at the Upstream Theatre now convinces me that he is simply the very best actor in St. Louis. It’s one of the absolute best performances I’ve ever seen in over fifty years of serious involvement with theatre. And it’s a tour-de-force!

For twenty-two years Scott Miller and his New Line company have been zapping the St. Louis musical theatre scene with bolts of energy. Off-beat, eccentric, sometimes dark, often hilarious, occasionally outrageous and always fresh, New Line productions are for folks who have accepted the fact that Rogers and Hammerstein are actually dead.

Every boy of ten needs a Mrs. Mannerly—a much older woman to show him the ways of the world.  Now, I’m not talking about a Mrs. Robinson, oh, no (though that, of course, is always nice).  No, I mean someone who will teach the lad proper customs and behavior that will allow him to pass smoothly into adult society.

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