Oliver Cromwell

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    By the Boards: Dennis Brown on the STL Theater Scene August 6-9

    It is perhaps the most felicitous opening line ever written:"If music be the food of love, play on."In this very first sentence, Shakespeare sets the elegiac tone that dominates Twelfth Night, which opens this week at St. Louis Shakespeare. Again. Although through the centuries critics have never el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    The Sneak: The Sneaky Code of Ethics

    Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Dara Strickland is a leading expert on sneaking food and drink into the movies. She reports on her exploits for Gut Check (from an undisclosed location) every Monday.Any pocket-jockey can smuggle half a pack of Twizzlers into a movie, but that has no consideratio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Photos Review: Flogging Molly at the Pageant, Wednesday, February 25

    I am too beyond tired to write anything coherent about the show, but rest assured that St. Patrick's Day came early to St. Louis, thanks to Flogging Molly. The always-reliable Irish-punk band didn't disappoint, with a 90-minute set full of equal parts boozy pub pogos and pensive folk ruminations. ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 14, 2007

    Seldom Scene

    Washington U. adeptly takes Shakespeare's Measure.

  • Culture

    August 15, 2007

    Economy Class

    Bare-bones Shakespeare is just bare in these one-act plays.

  • Culture

    November 21, 2001

    Farce Field

    Why is it so difficult to simply live and let live? St. Louis Shakespeare answers the question in supreme fashion.