Round two of the LaBute New Theater Festival continues this weekend at The Gaslight Theater, and as a general rule, the one-act plays of the second half are much stronger than those of the first. Many earlier works relied on a similar narrative conceit -- strangers meet, secrets are revealed -- but ... More >>
Now in its second year, the LaBute New Theater Festival continues to show promise as a showcase for new works by both emerging and seasoned playwrights. Presented by the St. Louis Actors' Studio, the festival places strict requirements on its submissions. Plays must have no major set changes. They m ... More >>
Eight professional playwrights and five high school students will have their one-act plays performed during the St. Louis Actors' Studio's first annual LaBute New Theater Festival this summer at the Gaslight Theater. As its title suggests, the festival pays homage to playwright Neil LaBute, best kno ... More >>
For the first time in its history, the show will not go on for St. Louis Actors' Studio. The company's June production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has been cancelled. Refunds for tickets already purchased will be sent out in the next few days. Cuckoo's Nest was to have run June 12 through 17 ... More >>
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Lew Prince suss out the local theater scene
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene
Remove Sam Shepard from this reimagining of a Frank O'Connor short story, and what's left?
It's the best of times and the worst of times for St. Louis theater companies
A powerful play receives a near-perfect production.
St. Louis Shakespeare that's the one that's been around since 1984 and mounts its shows at the Grandel Theater, not the newer company that puts on its plays in Forest Park has announced that Alfonso Freeman will perform the title role in its production of Othello, which will run from F ... More >>
Shepard's Buried Child comes to vivid, haunting life
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater