This much is true: Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as literature's most famous libertine, the Marquis de Sade, was imprisoned at the Charenton asylum for the final decade of his life. He found a forgiving jailor in the Abbé de Coulmier, who allowed the inmate to contin ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Two rarely staged comedies that are entertaining, but innocuous
With Chesapeake, HotCity fetches doggerel
HotCity Theatre debuts with a polemic -- and how!
City Players of St. Louis
Play evokes aura of Lindy's flight; other playbills feature funny gays and surly Danes
The City Players of St. Louis nail a tale of loneliness, rejection and humiliation -- and it's a comedy.
Paula Vogel serves us a helping of pornography, desire, fantasy, violence, abuse, love, passion and obsession
Two plays -- one old, one new -- explore the place of sexuality in Judaism
Week of October 24, 2001
St. Louis Shakespeare performs The Rivals, the debut work of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, a young playwright long since departed
The City Players shine in two one-act Lanford Wilson monologues
The St. Louis Shakespeare Company's Othello delivers some fine performances but brings things to a head too soon