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…swashbuckle

photo (4)Ahoy mateys and a very happy “Talk Like a Pirate Day” to ye! Read the rest of this entry

…Take A Moment

Muny Hello DollyThis Sunday, we’re trying something a little different. We’re writing a kind of love letter. This particular letter isn’t to a specific person, but to a St. Louis institution — the Muny.

For those of you completely unfamiliar with this theater tradition in St. Louis, every summer from mid-June to mid-August, the Muny produces seven musicals on its half-a-football-field size, outdoor stage. Tonight is the last night of their 96th season, so they’ve been doing this for a while.

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…Get On With The Show

2WC Theatre

It’s here theater fans! It’s Tony Day! The one day of the year we get to cleverly weave our obsession into popular dialogue. Or at least it was the one day of the year, until NBC launched their live musical series…seriously NBC, just tell us who is playing Peter Pan! Read the rest of this entry

…have confidence

The Lyric Opera's "The Sound of Music"

This week I’m taking a slight detour from the Summer of Blockbusters to visit everyone’s favorite Austrian, singing almost-nun. The Chicago Lyric Opera has staged a beautiful production of “The Sound of Music” and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to gush. Read the rest of this entry

…think of lovely things

NBC made many, many theater fans very happy yesterday with the announcement of their next live musical: Peter Pan. Read the rest of this entry

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