David Slavitt

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Antigone: Upstream Theater Delivers an Academic Telling of Sophocles' Classic

    A young man's lifeless body is left unburied. The town's sovereign, citing state authority, forbids the family from dignifying his death with a burial. The family protests, risking their lives to defy the laws of men in the name of a higher moral order. It's a tale as old as time. Or at least the 5 ... More >>

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    October 9, 2014
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    August 27, 2014

    Fall's Best Bets for Arts in St. Louis

    Don't listen to the thermometer and its 90 degree readings this week. Fall is right around the corner. Really! And so is another exciting season of St. Louis theater, gallery openings and other art happenings. Plan ahead with our annual Fall Arts Guide below...

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    January 24, 2011

    RFT Reviews of Kevin Kline Nominees‚ÄčThe nomination are out for the 6th annual Kevin Kline Awards honoring the best in St. Louis theater production. Click on the links below to read Riverfront Times' reviews of the nominees. Winners will be announced March 28 at an awards ceremony at the Loretto Hilton. P.S. We w ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene

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    October 13, 2010
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    October 6, 2010
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    April 20, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

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    April 13, 2005

    Tell It Like It Was

    Translator David Slavitt wears the masks of comedy and tragedy with equal ease

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    September 17, 2003


    Metamorphoses is a wet dreamscape, and Kimberly Akimbo has a skewed charm