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Angela Ingersoll Convincing as Judy Garland in ‘Come Rain or Come Shine’

By Jordan Zeitler Publisher Although Judy Garland has been gone for almost 50 years, her spirit continues to live on in the hearts of fans all around the world. Nowhere as much, though, as it does in the vessel of Angela Ingersoll. In her touring concert, “Judy Garland: Come Rain or Come Shine,” Ingersoll leaves you wanting more. The way…

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Take Ten with Julie Johnson from A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline

Julie Johnson is undaunted about taking on one of country music’s most enduring legends. As Patsy Cline, she will sing 21 of the superstar’s greatest hits, including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Walkin’ After Midnight” and “Sweet Dreams.” “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” opens at The Playhouse@Westport on April 17 and runs through May 6. This loving tribute honors…

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Amusing Actress Chronicles Life With Heart and Humor in ‘STIFF’

By Jordan Zeitler Publisher “STIFF: A Fast-Paced Story About Moving Slow” uses both humor and heartbreak to craft a poignant piece of art. In this one-woman show, Sherry Jo Ward plays the role of a lifetime: Herself. A woman who once had the whole world at her feet, she finds out her life has changed forever, in a matter of…

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Alpha Players’ ‘The Odd Couple’ Fails to Create the Perfect Pair

By Jordan Zeitler Publisher The Alpha Players take on one of Neil Simon’s most popular plays, and the result is not the perfect pair you expect. “The Odd Couple” is a hard show to mess up, but somehow this production did. The biggest problem was that Patrick Brueggen, playing the larger-than-life divorced slob Oscar Madison, struggled with his lines during…

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Announcing #HAM4HAM Lottery in St. Louis; 40 Tickets for Every Performance $10 Each

PERFORMANCES APRIL 3 – 22, 2018 AT THE FABULOUS FOX THEATRE Producer Jeffrey Seller is pleased to announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance (April 3) in St Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.  Forty (40) orchestra tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM CT on Sunday, April 1 for tickets…

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Theatre Guild of Webster Groves keeps you rolling with ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor’

  The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves has turned Neil Simon’s reflections on his early days as a TV comedy writer, “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” into non-stop hilarity. Paying homage to Sid Caesar’s groundbreaking NBC 90-minute comedy-variety series “Your Show of Shows” (1950-1954), considered one of the best TV shows of all-time, Simon wanted everyone to fall in love…

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Join Limelight Magazine as We Come Together as a Community

One of the best events of the year is coming to St. Louis in a few short months. PrideStl is one of the many events that showcase the amazing sense of community that resides in the Metropolitan area. Another incredible community residing in the Metro area is that belonging to the arts. With so many theatres in the area, we carry…

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Touring ‘Chicago” brings its jazzy razzle-dazzle to the Fox

Broadway’s record-breaking spectacular “Chicago” returned to the Fox in rare form. The popular Tony-winning revival lived up to its reputation with thrilling razzle-dazzle, especially its signature dancing. First on Broadway in 1975, this touring “Chicago,” based on the 1996 revival, takes us back to the 1920s. Roxy Hart, an adulterous housewife, kills her lover. With the help of a sleazy…

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Commentary: When is a Standing Ovation Warranted?

Standing ovations are considered the greatest form of admiration after an extraordinary performance. These days, however, the audiences often stand up during the curtain call. What does this mean as an ultimate gesture of respect? Is every performance or performer worthy of this honor just because they are on stage?

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East Central College Provides a Fresh Take on “Little Shop of Horrors”

“Little Shop of Horrors” received a new approach last month at East Central College in Union, MO. Known for being the somewhat funny musical take on cheesy 1950’s sci-fi, ECC provided a different take on the show. First produced in the 1960’s, “Little Shop of Horrors” has gone through a number of transformations. The story follows Seymour Krelborn, a meek…

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