Alicia Lohmarâ€‹First, a quick retraction. We wrote in this very column, just a little over a year ago, "...don't sully the time-honored occupation of respectable drinking by concocting all sorts of foolishness that ends in '-tini' and isn't 'gin martini' or that contains the words 'nipple' or 'bomb ... More >>
Photo by Brennan Schnell from a previous show.Company of Thieves June 22, 2011 The Firebird There are no giant signs signaling to passing cars "stop here" at the Firebird But there it is, a speck of life surrounded by boarded-up buildings and corporate sky rises. The Firebird, like Company ... More >>
Jeff Smith, ex-con and man of letters.There's a long and honorable tradition of books written in prison -- Don Quixote, Robinson Crusoe, Oscar Wilde's De Profundis, Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, possibly the letters of St. Paul. And why not? There's not much else to do there but reflect. ... More >>
Pace yourself on Friday and Saturday nights, because St. Louis has a surprising amount in store this Sunday. This weekend is chock full of activities both highbrow (wine tasting, abstract art, Oscar Wilde plays) and lowbrow (rock shows, swap meets, amateur photography), so whether you get down in ev ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Our companion on this afternoon has spent the earlier part of the day rehearsing for a high school talent show. A teacher at an all-boys Catholic high school, he has formed a band with some students, another teacher and a newly minted monk. Eventually they settled on one song each by Vampire Weeken ... More >>
Dennis Brown, Lew Prince and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
What : A Hairspray and Polyester.) Where: Laumeier Sculpture Park. (details.) Who: John Waters, director of seventeen gloriously sleazy cult films, known as the "Pope of Trash" and the "Prince of Puke." Better Than: John Travolta
2028 South 9th Street
Sitting through The Vertical Hour is a tall order.
The Rep's History Boys ain't one for the ages.
Ian drives while drunk on...meat.
Thanks for the memories: Dennis and Deanna break down 2006.
Dennis Brown, Deanna Jent and Lew Prince suss out local theater
They’re too sexy for their stage.
Mrs. Henderson shakes up war-torn Britain with an assault of the flesh
Venus Envy: a grassroots success story
Week of November 3, 2004
Stephen Fry masterfully transcribes the wit of Waugh to the big screen
Drama brews at McGurk's
Week of April 7. 2004
Radar Station surfs the Web instead of going outside
From an old story
The Rep presents a winning Oscar
Chet Atkins, that is
Jade Esteban Estrada tells the tales you won't find in textbooks
Two premieres take audiences on unique journeys
With college back in session, two local universities tackle classics
Don't sell melodrama short: Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance still grabs an audience by the throat
Superb performances distinguish a new adaptation of Wilde's Earnest
St. Louis Shakespeare performs The Rivals, the debut work of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, a young playwright long since departed
Coming to Terms (Pehr)
Directed by Oliver Parker
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis explores the triumph and tragedy of Oscar Wilde in Moises Kaufman's Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
Neal Gabler alerts the masses to the proliferation of entertainment in his book Life the Movie