Jill Ritter

  • 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 >>

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    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 >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Thursday, April 30: Calendar Pimp Suggests

    Photo: Jill Ritter They've got the Bomb and they're not afraid to use it!Remember the halcyon days when we were terrified of the Russians, they were terrified of us, and Shakespeare wrote his first intergalactic R&B hit, "It's A Man's Man's Man's World?" Sweet fancy Moses, those were the ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 17, 2006

    Magic Smoking Moses

    Thou shalt not spoof DeMilles Ten Commandments

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    February 9, 2005

    Grecian Form

    The West End Players Guild assays a daunting Electra