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Fri., June 21 and Sat., June 22

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Miss Saigon

Sundays, 1 & 6:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., May 5, 1 p.m. Continues through May 4

In the midst of the Vietnam War, G.I. Chris meets Kim, a war orphan. Kim works in a bar run by the opportunistic man known as the Engineer, and she's essentially his property. Chris' tour is almost over, and even if it wasn't he'll be leaving in a matter of days when Saigon falls to the communists. Here at the end of the world, Kim and Chris find love — at least for one night. But their union has unintended consequences when the communists take over, and Kim is left behind to deal with them. The revival of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's bombastic musical Miss Saigon returns to the Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard; for a two-week run. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday (April 23 to May 4). There's a final matinee at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5, and tickets are $30 to $99. $30-$99

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The Fox Theatre (map)
527 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-534-1111
Miss Saigon

True West

Sundays, 3 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through April 28

Austin is holed up in his mother's house, working on his screenplay, when his older brother Lee shows up. The two have neither seen each other nor spoken in a few years. A film producer may be interested in Austin's script, maybe, but Lee keeps distracting his little brother from his work. Even worse, when the producer shows up, Lee talks up his own nonexistent script, and the producer shows immediate interest. The brothers' relationship is fraught at the best of times, but if Lee thinks he's going to horn in on Austin's big break, another intra-family murder may be added to their family tally. Sam Shepard's drama True West is about sibling rivalry, American men and American violence, particularly the violence practiced in the semi-mythical American West. St. Louis Actors' Studio presents True West at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday (April 12 to 28) at the Gaslight Theater (358 North Boyle Avenue; Tickets are $30 to $35. $30-$35


Thu., April 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., April 26, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., April 27, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sun., April 28, 2-4 p.m., Wed., May 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., May 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., May 3, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sat., May 4, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 314-740-6514

The very best by one of Ireland's very best writers. Brian Friel's Translations is set in the fictional north of Ireland village of Baile Beag, and tells of the historical attempt to subdue the Irish people through a process of suppressing their native tongue. It is a timeless story which is at once heartbreaking, heartwarming, frustrating and funny, as we see cultures collide yet love, hope and truth live on. $20 general, $15 students/seniors/military
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.Zack (map)
3224 Locust St
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367

Salt, Root and Roe

Starts April 26. Sundays, 7 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sun., May 12, 2 p.m. Continues through May 11

Elderly twin sisters Iola and Anest have lived together on the rugged coastline of Wales all their lives. The only thing that's changed is Iola, who suffers from dementia. Her end is in sight, but can Anest live without her sister? Sooner the tide go on without the shore. When Anest's adult daughter Menna arrives to see what can be done for Iola, she finds the two sisters changed. Anger, acceptance and the old Welsh stories of the sea intertwine in Tim Price's poetic drama Salt, Root and Roe. Upstream Theater presents the American premiere of the play at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 7 p.m. Sunday (April 26 to May 11) at the Kranzberg Arts Center (501 North Grand Boulevard; There's a final matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12. Tickets are $25 to $35. $25-$35

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Kranzberg Arts Center (map)
501 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367
Salt, Root and Roe

Salt, Root and Roe

Fri., April 26, 8 p.m., Sat., April 27, 8 p.m., Sun., April 28, 8 p.m., Thu., May 2, 7 p.m., Fri., May 3, 8 p.m., Sat., May 4, 8 p.m., Sun., May 5, 7 p.m., Thu., May 9, 8 p.m., Fri., May 10, 8 p.m., Sat., May 11, 8 p.m. and Sun., May 12, 2 p.m.
phone 314-863-4999

Another US premiere from Upstream Theater, in co-production with Stages Repertory Theatre of Houston. Directed by Kenn McLaughlin. Tim Price's Salt, Root and Roe is a poetic masterwork about the nature of change, the comfort of home, and the eternal bond of love, set against the mythical backdrop of the Pembrokeshire coast in western Wales. The play centers on identical twins Iola and Anest, who are very devoted to each other. Ageing fast, and with the time they have together more fragile by the day, they arrive at a desperate decision. Word of this reaches Anest’s daughter Menna, who rushes 25-35
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Kranzberg Arts Center (map)
501 N Grand Blvd
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367

Biloxi Blues

Starts May 2. Thursdays, Saturdays, 8-10 p.m., Fri., May 3, 8-10 p.m. and Sundays, 2-4 p.m. Continues through May 12
phone 314-721-9228

Clayton Community Theatre (CCT) presents Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues,” directed by Jessa Knust, at Washington University South Campus Theatre, 6501 Clayton Rd, Clayton MO 63117. This well-known play, the second in Simon’s semi-autobiographical “Eugene trilogy,” centers on Eugene's observations of the contest of wills between his drill sergeant and an intellectual recruit at a Biloxi, Mississippi, Army base in 1943. Along the way, he loses his innocence in many ways. It is both a reflection on prejudice and people’s reaction to prejudice, and also hilariously funny from beginning to end; and it is the winner of multiple Tony awards. $15 - $25
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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Fri., May 3, 8-10:30 p.m., Sat., May 4, 8-10:30 p.m., Sun., May 5, 2-4:30 p.m., Thu., May 9, 8-10:30 p.m., Fri., May 10, 8-10:30 p.m., Sat., May 11, 8-10:30 p.m. and Sun., May 12, 2-4:30 p.m.
phone 314-821-9956

Party like it's 1920 in this zany musical. "Nice Work If You Can Get" is the story of a charming and wealthy playboy Jimmy Winter, falling in with boorish bootleggers, including the rough Billie Bendix. Jimmy's gearing up for his third (or is it fourth?) wedding. This time, to the self-obsessed dancer Eileen Evergreen. Thinking the newlyweds will be out of town, Billie and her gang stash alcohol in the basement of Jimmy's Long Island mansion. But when Jimmy and Eileen unexpectedly return, the gang is forced to pose as servants and hijinks ensue. Strap in for a crazy night! $22.00

Playwright Slam

Mon., May 6, 6:30-9 p.m., Mon., May 13, 6:30-9 p.m. and Mon., May 20, 6:30-9 p.m.
phone 314-401-2636

The St. Louis Writers’ Group presents “Playwright SLAM” Playwrights, bring your scripts. Actors, bring your talent. Audience, bring your attitude. Get ready for a night of fun impromptu theater. Each script will be given a five minute read and rated by a panel of judges based upon audience reaction. The judges will select several plays to move on to the final round. Finalists will be showcased on May 20th. For more information on this, and other Writers’ Group events, visit or call Rob at 314-401-2636. free
Big Daddy's-Soulard (map)
1000 Sidney St.
St. Louis - Soulard
phone 314-771-3066

Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis

Starts May 9. Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30-10 p.m., Sat., May 11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays, 1-7 p.m. and Sun., May 19, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through May 19
phone 314-517-5253

The 2019 Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis kicks off at the Grandel Theatre, May 9 - 19. The main stage production is Tennessee Williams’ steamy and startling The Night of the Iguana. The Festival will also present the Williams comedy that inspired TV's "The Golden Girls", A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, and the world premiere, Dear Mr. Williams, starring Bryan Batt, award-winning actor from TV's "Mad Men". Special events, panel discussions, a Tribute performance hosted by Ken Page, and a historical Tennessee Williams Bus Tour round out the list of events. Visit for tickets and info. $25 - $50
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Grandel Theatre (map)
3610 Grandel Square
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367

I Now Pronounce

Wed., May 15, 7:30 p.m., Thu., May 16, 7:30 p.m., Sat., May 18, 8 p.m., Sun., May 19, 7:30 p.m., Wed., May 22, 7:30 p.m., Thu., May 23, 7:30 p.m., Sat., May 25, 8 p.m., Sun., May 26, 2 p.m., Thu., May 30, 7:30 p.m., Fri., May 31, 8 p.m., Sat., June 1, 8 p.m. and Sun., June 2, 2 p.m.
phone 314-442-3283

Written by Tasha Gordon-Solmon. A play that mines disconnections. After Adam and Nicole’s wedding culminates in an awkwardly timed fatality, the reception spins into an increasingly strange evening that leaves the bride and groom questioning just what it is they’re celebrating. But there’s no stopping the festivities: the flower girls are running amuck, the bridal party members are preoccupied with their own flailing relationships, and everyone needs to stop ordering the blue drinks. Comedies end in marriage. Tragedies end in death. This play begins with both. 42-45
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Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus Live

Fri., May 17, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., May 18, 4-6 & 8-10 p.m.
phone 314-534-1111

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. $60
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The Playhouse at Westport Plaza (map)
635 Westport Plaza
Maryland Heights
phone 314-469-7529

Exit Laughing

Fri., May 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., May 18, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., May 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., May 25, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., May 26, 2-4 p.m.
phone 314-921-5678

Join us for a single night in the lives of three middle-aged women who meet weekly for a game of cards. When their fourth player, Mary, passes away, the ladies borrow her ashes from the funeral parlor for one last game. Surprisingly Mary still has a lot to say and she unleashes it upon them through after-life messages and gifts - setting into motion a new path for her friends. This is a feel-good comedy that will appeal to anyone who is part of a group of old friends. $18-Adults, $16-Seniors/students, Call for group rates.
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Florissant Civic Center (map)
Parker Road & Waterford Drive
phone 314-921-5678

Tribute to the Troops - Vietnam Era

Sun., May 19, 5-9 p.m.

@ VFW Post 5691, 1234 Vandalia Street Collinsville, IL 62234
In honor of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29th, 2019, I teamed with St. Peters, Mo. VVA Chapter 458 to create a memorable evening of dinner, displays and entertainment. It was a huge success! We had an overflow crowd and a packed theater. In an effort to recoup costs and get the show 'road ready' I am producing it on the East side of the river. Please come out and show your support to these veterans who have waited over 50 years for a decent welcome home! $25
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Shakespeare in the Park: Love’s Labors Lost

Starts May 29. Tuesdays-Sundays, 8-10:30 p.m. Continues through June 23
phone 314-531-9800

‘Love’s Labors Lost’ is one of Shakespeare’s most dazzling and delightful comedies – and a brilliant study of the ways culture shapes romance. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday nights at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Admission is free and open for all ages and pets. Shakespeare Glen opens at 6:00 pm, Green Show performances start at 7:00 pm, and 'Love’s Labors Lost' begins at 8:00pm. Free
Shakespeare Glen (map)
Fine Arts Dr and Government Dr
St. Louis - Forest Park

Be More Chill

Starts May 30. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8-10:15 p.m. Continues through June 22
phone 314-534-1111

The Breakfast Club meets Little Shop of Horrors, as New Line closes its season in June with the new sci-fi rock musical BE MORE CHILL, with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Joe Tracz, based on the bestselling novel by Ned Vizzini. It’s an honest, fearless, funny look at life in the digital age, exploring teen depression, bullying, and other current issues through the comic lens of sci-fi films of the 50s, horror flicks of the 80s, and teen movies of the 90s. The show has been selling out everywhere it runs. $10-30
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Marcelle Theater (map)
3310 Samuel Shepard Dr
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367
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