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 >>
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 >>
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. An ... More >>
Washington U. adeptly takes Shakespeare's Measure.
Bare-bones Shakespeare is just bare in these one-act plays.
Why is it so difficult to simply live and let live? St. Louis Shakespeare answers the question in supreme fashion.