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Patty Griffin stopped at The Pageant in St. Louis on her "American Kid" fall tour, with opener Scott Miller on Monday night.

Published in Music News
Saturday, 01 June 2013 16:13

'Bukowsical' brightens the lower depths.

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.

Published in Theater Reviews

A bloody good history lesson...

Published in Theater Reviews
Monday, 05 March 2012 00:29

Good? Bad? Ugly!

Scott Miller almost always settles into a high-octane groove with his productions at New Line Theatre. That's true of his current offering, Cry-Baby, the musical adapted from John Waters' film of the same name.

Published in Theater Reviews
Sunday, 25 September 2011 17:30

On the verge of 'Passing Strange'

Life is a construct. So the good folks at New Line Theatre suggest with their current offering, Passing Strange. It's the autobiographical Alice in Wonderland story of a real-life musician Stew, reflecting on his most formative years. A privileged, angst-ridden would-be artist seeks identity through sex, drugs, and deconstructionist European ideology. You know, same old.

Published in Theater Reviews
Monday, 13 June 2011 22:44

School daze

Bare makes me feel old. Young people seem to find the musical moving and exciting. Even some people approaching my state of decrepitude have said good things about it, comparing it to Spring Awakening.

Published in Theater Reviews
Tuesday, 05 October 2010 10:20

New Line Theatre jazzes up I Love My Wife

Having showcased their badness with Love Kills and The Wild Party, Scott Miller and his New Line Theatre, self-christened “The Bad Boy of St. Louis Theatre,” have decided to back off and just be a little naughty with their current offering.

Published in Theater Reviews

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