Join Riverfront Times Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Broadway Ben Is Boffo 

Pay a visit to Nordstrom

Habitués of the local theater scene no doubt recognize the name Ben Nordstrom. You've enjoyed his affable manner and clear singing voice in Stages St. Louis productions such as Footloose (for which he won a Kevin Kline award as Ren) and Little Women (he made a tender and slightly goofy Laurie), as well as in shows with the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and New Jewish Theatre. Nordstrom's just as entertaining when he's not playing a lead, however; his turn as one of the bickering councilmen-turned-barbershop-quartet in The Music Man (also with Stages) was a classic example of the "there are no small roles" corollary. Today at 11 a.m. at the Sheldon (3648 Washington Boulevard; 314-533-9900 or, Nordstrom takes center stage in The Music of Broadway, a cabaret-style tribute to the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Gershwin and Sondheim. Tickets are a steal at $5 to $10.
Sat., Jan. 17, 2009

Riverfront Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.

Latest in Night & Day

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 1, 2020

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2020 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation