The Theatre Guild of Webster Groves presents the thriller Angel Street through March 16. Performances take place in the Guild theatre at Newport and Summit in Webster Groves, MO. For more information: theatreguildwg.org or call 314-962-0876.
The St. Louis Area Theatre Calendar
For the Week of 3/10/2014
Updated Sunday, March 9, 2014
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The Lemp Mansion Comedy-Mystery Dinner Theater presents its Bullets in the Bathtub through April 27. The Lemp Mansion is at 3322 DeMenil Place. For more information: lempmansion.com
The Alpha Players of Florissant present The Cemetery Club through March 16 at The Florissant Civic Center Theater, Parker Rd. at Waterford Dr. in Florissant, MO. For more information: alphaplayers.org or call 314-921-5678.
The Looking Glass Playhouse presents The Diary of Anne Frank March 13-23. Performances take place at 301 West St. Louis Street in Lebanon, Ill. For more information, visit www.lookingglassplayhouse.com.
The Presenters Dolan present Emily Bergl: Until The Real Thing Comes Along, Thursday through Saturday, March 13-15, at 8 PM as part of the Gaslight Cabaret Festival. Most widely known for her roles on television and in film - as Rachel in "The Rage: Carrie 2,"Beth on "Desperate Housewives" and now on "Shameless," as well as for her extensive work on Broadway and Off, Emily Bergl burst onto the cabaret scene just two years ago, garnering raves. She has performed at the Oak Room, the Cafe Carlyle, and the new Feinstein's...In a Cabaret-in-a-New-Key style, Bergl blends Irving Berlin with Blondie, Rodgers and Hammerstein with Tracey Chapman, and Noel Coward with Britney Spears. It works, freshly and wondrously. Her performance is heartbreaking and funny, sometimes in the same beat." The performance takes place at the Gaslight Theater, 358 North Boyle. For more information: gaslightcabaretfestival.com.
St. Louis Actors' Studio continues its seventh season, themed Sins of the Father, with Kate Chopin's The Awakening, adapted for the stage by Henry I. Schvey, March 13-23. "Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South. It is one of the earliest American novels that focuses on women's issues without condescension. It is also widely seen as a landmark work of early feminism, generating mixed reaction from contemporary readers and criticism." Performances take place in the Des Lee Auditorium at the Missouri History Museum. For more information, call 314-458-2978 or visit stlas.org.
The Bissell Mansion Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre presents Flaming Saddles through April 27. The Bissell Mansion is at 4426 Randall Place. For more information: bissellmansiontheatre.com
The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Media Arts at the University of Missouri at St. Louis presents Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15. Performances take place at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center on the UMSL campus. For more information, visit touhill.org or call 314-516-4949.
Kirkwood Theatre Guild presents The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM. Performances take place in the Robert G. Reim Theatre of the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road. For more information, call 314-821-9956 or visit ktg-onstage.org.
HotCity Theatre presents Red Light Winter by Adam Rapp March 14-29. “A tempestuous love triangle smolders between two college buddies and the red light woman they share for a night. Sex, lies and decadence will change their lives forever!” Performances take place at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 North Grand in Grand Center. For more information, visit www.hotcitytheatre.org or call 314-289-4063.
New Line Theatre presents the rock musical Rent Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 PM, through March 29. "New Line continues its 23rd season with Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize winning, long-running rock opera Rent. This cheerfully transgressive, 1990s rock/pop riff on the classic story, set in New York City’s East Village, is best described in its creator's own words: 'In these dangerous times, where it seems the world is ripping apart at the seams, we can all learn how to survive from those who stare death squarely in the face every day and we should reach out to each other and bond as a community, rather than hide from the terrors of life at the end of the millennium.'"Performances take place at the Washington University South Campus Theatre, 6501 Clayton Road. For more information: newlinetheatre.com.
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Alton Little Theater presents Sex, Please, We're 60 Thursdays through Sundays, March 13-23, at 2450 North Henry in Alton, IL. For more information, call 618.462.6562 or visit altonlittletheater.org.
Dramatic License Productions presents the comedy Shirley Valentine through March 16. Performances take place at Dramatic License Theatre located at the upper level of Chesterfield Mall (near Sears and across from Houlihan's Restaurant). For more information, call 636-220-7012 or visit dramaticlicenseproductions.org.
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents Soups, Stews, and Casseroles: 1976 March 12-30. “When the main employer in Monroe, Wisconsin is acquired by a major manufacturer, a once peaceful small town turns into a battleground as families struggle to retain their independence, identity and livelihoods. While new opportunities develop for some, difficult choices must be made, putting loyalties and relationships to the test. This world premiere play has been commissioned by The Rep and was developed through the Ignite! New Play Festival.” Performances take place in the studio theatre at the Loretto-Hlton Center, 130 Edgar Road in Webster Groves, MO. For more information, call 314-968-4925 or visit repstl.org.
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