Updated Friday at 9 a.m. with reactions from Joan Lipkin and Nancy Novak. In the wake of President Barack Obama's historic endorsement of gay marriage, here's what some locals in the LGBT community had to say: Joan Lipkin, playwright and artistic director of That Uppity Theatre CompanyI am cautiousl ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
flickr.com/photos/crackdogThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which Mark Twain published in 1876, recounts the adventures of a young boy growing up in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.These adventures include: tricking his pals into whitew ... More >>
A Riverfront Times theater critic gets a critique of his own.
The Riverfront Times' performing arts guide
Week of August 31, 2005
Hazelwood throws a Bluau
Week of October 27, 2004
Mom and Dad are cool with it
Week of February 4, 2004
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Vince Schoemehl is a politician, which is just what Grand Center needs
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.
Jewish lesbian performer Sara Felder opens a new season of COCA's Women CenterStage Series
The stories of St. Louis resemble the motifs of the late Charles Schulz
Grand Center dishes out some not-so-grand treatment to local arts groups
Published the Week of March 22
Local theater companies conduct an ongoing search for places to ply their craft
By Kate Nugent and Joe Salvatore (Alternate Currents/Direct Currents Series)
Ten years ago, Grand Center Inc. set out to create the region's "premier arts, entertainment and education district." They fixed the sidewalks and brought in the lights. It's a nice place to visit, but nobody stays.
Sherry Glaser reveals her family's history in a funny but painfully frank one-woman show