Jill Ritter

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Assassins: November Theater Co. Debuts With Musical About Famous Killers

    Talk about starting out with a bang. The city's newest theater troupe, the November Theater Company, marked its debut last weekend with a production of Stephen Sondheim's beloved Assassins, the anachronistic musical with book by John Weidman that seeks to humanize those villains of history.

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Ten Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, October 9-11, 2009

    Some weekends there are more options than others when it comes to finding something fun to do on a budget. This is one of 'em.Soulard Oktoberfest (Friday-Sunday)Look at the size of those mugs! Soulard Oktoberfest runs through Sunday and costs $5 admission.​Despite controversy over the amount of li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Love Kills: Charlie Starkweather as Hopeless Romantic

    Photo: Jill RitterBroken, bloody and a murderer -- what's not to love?​Kyle Jarrow's Love Kills is a different sort of musical. Set in a 1958 Nebraska jail, the plot matches two sets of lovers -- middle-age Gertrude and Merle, teen-age Charlie and Caril -- and their attempt to understand what the ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 17, 2006

    Magic Smoking Moses

    Thou shalt not spoof DeMilles Ten Commandments

  • Culture

    February 9, 2005

    Grecian Form

    The West End Players Guild assays a daunting Electra