Great Things to Do (and Hear) in St. Louis
As a vibrant hub for arts and culture in the Midwest, St. Louis is abuzz this autumn with musicals, rock shows, theatre performances, and dance classes. Green Tree Audiology is committed to keeping you connected to the sounds of St. Louis, with exciting events at our favorite venues.
Peabody Opera House:
This historic musical venue has hosted a dazzling array of performers in its 80 year history. This season, the Peabody offers a diverse selection of performances, from theater to live music. The “Broadway Series” subscription offers musical theatre lovers several popular performances beginning in December 2015 through spring 2015, beginning with Elf: The Musical (December 26); Million Dollar Quartet (January 2016), a hit musical that brings to life a fateful night in rock’n’roll history at Memphis’s Sun Studios; and Ragtime (April 2016). Upcoming this fall are musical acts Josh Groban (October 19), REO Speedwagon (November 13), and folk legend Jackson Browne (November 19). For more information, visit www.peabodyoperahouse.com.
Kranzberg Arts Center:
Kranzberg Arts Center houses the Upstream Theatre, which provides St. Louis with groundbreaking independent theatre, as well as a jazz performance series and contemporary art exhibits. This fall, Kranzberg features a free Wednesday night jazz series with Bob Deboo, from 7-9pm, as well as the traveling David Bowie portrait exhibit from artist Mark Dethrow (until September 30). Kranzberg also offers a Tuesday night African dance and drum class with Bokulaka, from 5-7pm. For more information, visit www.kranzbergartscenter.org.
The Fabulous Fox, as it is lovingly named, is a former movie house turned arts venue. On October 21, bring the family to see the stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s favorite childhood classic, Matilda, the magical story of a young girl whose mind triumphs over all. November boasts two favorite musicals, contemporary and classic, with Mamma Mia! featuring ABBA’s pop hits on November 6-8, and White Christmas November 17-22. The award-winning Wicked closes out the year in December. For tickets and calendar, visit www.fabulousfox.com.
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis:
The Repertory Theatre opened its 49th season in September with All the Way, a Tony-award winning drama. The season continues with Angel Street (Gaslight), a psychological drama (October 14-November 8); a magical adventure and winner of five Tony Awards, Peter and the Starcatcher (December 2-27); and begins the new year with The Lion in Winter (January 6-31), a historical period piece on the upheaval when King Henry II of England names his successor. For tickets, visit www.repstl.org.
At this all-purpose performance venue, audiences enjoy everything from popular music acts to celebrity comedians. Indie rockers Beach House perform on September 27; acoustic singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and Mark Hiatt play on October 21; and alternative pop rocker Ben Folds graces the stage on November 17. For tickets and a more extensive calendar, visit www.thepageant.com.
Once an old garage, Off Broadway is now a bar and live music venue that hosts national and local music acts. This fall, catch the Voodoo Glow Skulls, Heartless Bastards, Les Gruff and the Billy Goat, and Shooter Jennings and Waymore’s Outlaws, amongst a dozen other independent music acts. For complete calendar and ticketing, visit www.offbroadwaystl.com.
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