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NEW JEWISH THEATRE PRESENTS A DRAMA ABOUT COMEDY, A JEWISH JOKE

Starting tonight at New Jewish Theatre, November 29 – December 10, is the one-man play A Jewish Joke written and performed by Phil Johnson. The play looks at a dark time in US political history. In 1950’s Hollywood, at the height of the Communist Blacklist, when careers were ruined by a whisper, we meet irascible comedy screenwriter Bernie Lutz. A Jewish Joke catalogs the most important…

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10 Questions With Marc Strathman

This week, St. Louis Limelight will be shining the Director’s Spotlight on the very talented, award-winning Music Director, Marc Strathman. I had the opportunity to ask the Director some questions for our “10 Questions With” segment, where he shared a little of his knowledge, experience, and accomplishments.  Read on to find out what he had to say.

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Oddville: A Love Story? Brings A Unique Perspective to Traditional Boy Meets Girl Story

St. Louis will soon be treated to a unique theatrical experience. From December 27-30 at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, Oddville: A Love Story? will tell the classic “boy meets girl, boy loses girl, then wins her back” storyline in a way you’ve never seen before. The man behind the one-man show is Dave Shirley. Shirley has been in the entertainment business…

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Freeburg High School Shines With “Sherlock Holmes”

Everyone’s favorite sharp-tongued detective was brought to the stage in Freeburg High School’s production of Sherlock Holmes this weekend. Showcasing the directing talent of Ms. Megan Mitchell and student-director Brett Harris, the classic show brought laughter, mystery, and “a series of lessons, with the greatest saved for last”.

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SATE Brings the Classic Hit “Of Mice and Men” To Life and “It’s a Dream Come True”

For as long as most of us can remember, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men has played a major role in Jr high/ high school English classrooms. Most of us can remember being assigned the novel in eighth grade, and the emotional impact it had while reading. Between the prejudicial issues of the time, and the overall struggle to survive,…

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ODDVILLE: A LOVE STORY? BRINGS UNIQUE MODERN THEATRE TO PLAYHOUSE @ WESTPORT PLAZA DECEMBER 27-30

ST. LOUIS, MO / November 9, 2017 – Dave Shirley and Robert Dubac have teamed up to create the hilarious new comedy, ODDVILLE: A LOVE STORY? The visually stunning, inventive show starring comedian Dave Shirley, will take the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza stage December 27-30. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314/534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be…

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FREE PUBLIC READING OF GILBERT & SULLIVAN’S LONG-LOST “ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE”

(ST. LOUIS, MO) New Line Theatre, “the bad boy of musical theatre,”  will present a public reading of the new/old musical THE ZOMBIES OF PENZANCE, Gilbert & Sullivan’s original “operatic abomination,” free and open to the public, on Monday, January 8, 2018, at 8:00 pm at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, in the Grand Center Arts District. Admission is free.

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