• Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis “Suddenly” Returns

    Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis “Suddenly” Returns

    Hear from the executive-artistic director of Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, Carrie Houk, and the director of this year’s mainstage festival production, “Suddenly Last Summer”, Tim Ocel, about why watching this play will be like riding a roller coaster, what other events are a part of this year’s festival, what they love about Tennessee Williams,…

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  • Muny Post-Show Conversation for July 25th

    Muny Post-Show Conversation for July 25th

    A delicious comedy for the heart of summer! Little Shop of Horrors is a campy thriller that follows meek floral assistant Seymour on his quest to win over the love of his life, Audrey. A total eclipse of the sun and a scheming man-eating plant threatens his dr/eam and takes over Seymour’s life. Expect the…

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  • Something Spoken Returns

    Something Spoken Returns

    Something Spoken: Tennessee Williams on the Air begins this Saturday on Classic 107.3! Hear from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Executive Artistic Director Carrie Houk, as well as directors Brian Hohlfeld & Tom Mitchell (who is also the Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis scholar-in-residence) as they talk about the four one-act plays that you’ll hear beginning April…

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  • Talented STL Teens Take Center Stage

    Talented STL Teens Take Center Stage

    Lee Anne Mathews, the Director of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, and pianist Cindy Yan, a high school junior, talk about the history of the competition, what it feels like to be named a finalist, and what audiences can expect to see on stage at the Fabulous Fox during the finals on Saturday, April 8th.…

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  • Catching Up with COCA

    Catching Up with COCA

    Classic 107.3’s Julie Schuster is joined by Indigo Sams, the President and CEO of COCA (Center of Creative Arts); Orlando Graves Bolaños, COCA’s Senior Director of Arts Programming; and Abby Frohne, COCA’s Director of Marketing, to talk about what’s happening at this local arts institution! First up is the production of The Wolves on March 24-26, part…

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  • The Orient Express Races through The Rep

    The Orient Express Races through The Rep

    Hana Sharif, the Augustin Family Artistic Director of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, shares her excitement about directing Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 17-April 9! Hear Hana’s hints about the magical stagecraft involved in this production, learn about her incorporation of film noir elements, and ponder the big questions asked…

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  • David Kirkman’s “Children of the Sun” Shines at SLIFF

    David Kirkman’s “Children of the Sun” Shines at SLIFF

    The 31st Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival is happening November 3-13. David Kirkman, founder of Woke Nation Studios and artist-in-residence with the Department of African and African-American Studies at Washington University, is an innovative young writer, director, and filmmaker originally from Ferguson. Host Kathy Lawton Brown spoke with David about his debut feature film,…

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  • Villains and Intrigue Open The Black Rep’s Season 46

    Villains and Intrigue Open The Black Rep’s Season 46

    Ron Himes, the Founder and Producing Director of The St. Louis Black Repertory Company, tells listeners about the first production in The Black Rep’s 46th season: The African Company Presents Richard III, which is on stage September 7-25. Find out more and purchase tickets here.  From The Black Rep website: It’s 1821 in New York,…

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  • The Ringmaster… David Kaplan from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis

    The Ringmaster… David Kaplan from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis

    Director David Kaplan shares how the vision for the  7th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis production of “The Rose Tattoo” came to be and what realizing that vision has meant to him. From the festival website: The Rose Tattoo is a tale of love, death, and resilience in a downtrodden but hopeful 1940’s immigrant…

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  • Send in the Clowns… Bradley Tejeda from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis

    Send in the Clowns… Bradley Tejeda from Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis

    Actor Bradley Tejeda shares his insights into the 7th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis production of “The Rose Tattoo”, how it relates to the work of Italian film director Federico Fellini, and what audiences should watch for as they experience the Big Top version of this play. From the website: The Rose Tattoo is a…

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