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Many Series Specials Return for Shorter Runs
The Fabulous Fox Theatre Tuesday announced its 2013-2014 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, which includes six season ticket package shows and seven specials. Once, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, will make its St. Louis debut along with the hilarious and heavenly Sister Act and London’s smash hit musical, We Will Rock You. Elf the Musical, on the heels of its second Broadway hit run, makes a stop at the Fox for the holidays.
Northwinds Concert Band, under the direction of Larry Marsh, is honored to present the American premiere of a new work by Austrian composer Otto M. Schwarz, in a program of music celebrating “Sounds of Courage” at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on May 3. Tickets are $8 and $6 and may be reserved by calling the Box Office at 921-5678.
A staged reading of King John by William Shakespeare will take place at the Florissant City Hall in the Council Chambers Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m. This event is free to everyone attending.
The St. Louis Theater Circle Awards founding members held a successful inaugural awards ceremony before a crowd of over 300 at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre Monday night March 18th. Organized last summer, the group is made up of 12 critics that cover St. Louis professional theater, including resident business person Mark Bretz of Bretz Public Relations, 801 Rue St. Francois, who serves as a critic for the Ladue News.
Montana Rep will present Biloxi Blues at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre for one night only Thursday, April 4, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $27 for adults and $25 for seniors and students. This performance is part of the Florissant Fine Arts Council’s Applause/Applause series of professional national and international touring companies.
M*A*S*H star Loretta Swit breathes life into one of history’s most intriguing first ladies, Eleanor Roosevelt. The action follows the years after World War I as Eleanor’s canny and clear-eyed intelligence helped her evolve from an ugly duckling into a powerful woman. Eleanor is a deeply personal portrait of the woman who brought warmth and compassion to issues of war, peace, and human rights.