Kate Bergstrom Named The Repertory Theatre’s New Artistic Director

Kate Bergstrom Named The Repertory Theatre’s New Artistic Director

By Lynn Venhaus Described as a cultural shaper and visionary creator, Kate Bergstrom assumes the role of Augustin Family Artistic Director at The Repertory Theatre... Details
Take Ten with Nadja Kapetanovich

Take Ten with Nadja Kapetanovich

By Lynn VenhausAt only 16, Nadja Kapetanovich is beginning to make a splash on local stages. She is appearing as Ellie in "The Whale," a... Details
GCPA Producing the Epic Musical ‘Ragtime’ April 19-21

GCPA Producing the Epic Musical ‘Ragtime’ April 19-21

Renowned for its innovative and impactful theatrical work in St. Louis, Gateway Center for Performing Arts is producing one of its most epic musical endeavors... Details
Exemplary Cast Delivers Emotional Honesty in Prodigious ‘The Whale’

Exemplary Cast Delivers Emotional Honesty in Prodigious ‘The Whale’

By Lynn Venhaus Anyone who has experienced grief knows that moving forward, life is measured by “Before” and “After.” “The Whale” delves into the mental... Details
Take Ten with William Roth

Take Ten with William Roth

By Lynn VenhausEmbarking on his most challenging role to date in an acting career spanning 35 years, William Roth has transformed himself into Charlie, the... Details
Stray Dog’s Silly ‘Xanadu’ Captures the Show’s Campy Kitschy Fun

Stray Dog’s Silly ‘Xanadu’ Captures the Show’s Campy Kitschy Fun

By Lynn Venhaus “Xanadu” is a silly bunch of nonsense – and that is its intention. A spoof of the ridiculous 1980 romantic musical fantasy... Details
Nada Vaughn to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at AFL’s Annual Theatre Mask Awards April 20

Nada Vaughn to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at AFL’s Annual Theatre Mask Awards April 20

Nada Vaughn, whose dedication to music and theatre in St Louis began as a schoolgirl and flourished in later years as an integral part of... Details
Albion’s Heart-Tugging ‘Molly Sweeney’ Showcases Vivid Portrayals

Albion’s Heart-Tugging ‘Molly Sweeney’ Showcases Vivid Portrayals

By Lynn Venhaus Heartwarming and heartbreaking, “Molly Sweeney” lingers. Albion Theatre’s intriguing first foray into producing an Irish play is a poignant mix of comedy... Details
Searing, Sobering ‘All My Sons’ Explores Tangled Family Secrets

Searing, Sobering ‘All My Sons’ Explores Tangled Family Secrets

By Lynn Venhaus Why does contemplating personal accountability and public responsibility remain a potent topic these days? Questions to ask ourselves, and the debate is... Details
Fierce Performances Elevate Masterpiece ‘August: Osage County’

Fierce Performances Elevate Masterpiece ‘August: Osage County’

By Lynn VenhausTracy Letts’ “August: Osage County” retains all its dark edges, biting wit and unflinching truths in a brilliantly acted and thoroughly engrossing interpretation... Details