Ayad Akhtar is a lucky man. His first novel, American Dervish, came out in January and has received extravagant praise from the likes of the New York Times and NPR; you can hear him read from it this Wednesday, February 29, at Left Bank Books. Next month, for a few days anyway, he will have two play ... More >>
David EdmundsJay Landesman, who founded the Crystal Palace nightclub, which became the linchpin of the Gaslight Square hipster/entertainment district, and wrote the novel The Nervous Set, which became the basis for the world's first (and only) beatnik musical, died Sunday in London. He was 91 ... More >>
Mark Bluestein and Jason Harris hope to turn St. Louis cinema buffs on to their irreverent talk show
A middle-aged couple with a million dollars and a big dream: To make St. Louis a pop-music hub
Week of November 10, 2004
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Jeff Daniels writes, directs and stars in Super Sucker, a comedy soon to be forgotten
David Cross is funny as hell. So why isn't he laughing?
La Russa endures a hell of a season, escaping the purgatory of tradition
Eric Stanze is the most successful filmmaker in St. Louis. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Groucho Marx returns from the grave in Frank Ferrante's one-man show
Amélie serves up a daring, moving take on Jane Austen's best-loved heroine
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes -- and more.
Bergman's obsessive angst pervades the disturbing Faithless
Directed by Neil LaBute
Written and directed by Takeshi Kitano
Directed by Steven Soderbergh
Co-written and directed by Luc Besson
Missourian Lanford Wilson comes to the Rep to stage his new play, Book of Days, with longtime collaborator Marshall Mason. A look behind the scenes at the men who changed American theater.