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THE KING AND I at Fox theater review

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THE KING AND I at Fox theater review

THE KING AND I enchants at Fox – By Cate Marquis –   THE KING AND I is a royal treat, a holiday season gift to musical lovers from the Fabulous Fox Theater, now playing until Dec. 10. There is something extra special about seeing this lovely Lincoln Center revival, which won four Tonys, of…

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THE BODYGUARD theater review

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THE BODYGUARD theater review

In THE BODYGUARD, cheese factor is high but Whitney fans won’t care – By Cate Marquis –   Whitney Houston fans can relive her biggest movie hit and thrill to her music in THE BODYGUARD, on stage at the Fabulous Fox theater, Oct. 3 – 15. The cheese factor is high in this show but…

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MAMMA MIA musical theater review

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MAMMA MIA musical theater review

MAMMA MIA! gives long-running tour a fine send off at Fox – By Cate Marquis –   The spandex and ABBA’s ’70s pop songs take the stage one more time for Mamma Mia’s farewell tour, at the Fox Theater, July 28 – 30. The hit musical has been touring for 15 years, and even has…

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DIRTY DANCING at Fox theater review

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DIRTY DANCING at Fox theater review

DIRTY DANCING at Fox gives fans time of their lives – By Cate Marquis –   For moms who loved the movie “Dirty Dancing,” the Fox Theater has the perfect Mother’s Day treat. Moms will have the time of their lives at the delightful national tour of “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage,” at…

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THE LION KING musical at Fox theater review

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THE LION KING musical at Fox theater review

  THE LION KING roars into Fox again – By Cate Marquis – The Broadway musical version of Disney’s THE LION KING returned to the Fox theater greeted by an enthusiastic crowd with many delighted children. The musical is set for a run April 19-May 7. On Thursday, April 20, the theater seemed filled to…

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET musical at Rep theater review

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET musical at Rep theater review

  MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET means whole lotta shakin goin’ on at Rep – By Cate Marquis – The Repertory Theater of St. Louis closes out its 50th season in the Main Stage with the musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, from March 15 to April 9. This rock and roll musical is built around a real life…

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THE ILLUSIONISTS magic show at the Fox Theater review

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THE ILLUSIONISTS magic show at the Fox Theater review

THE ILLUSIONISTS cast spell at Fox -By Cate Marquis –   Seven performers conjured an entertaining evening of magic, laughter and amazement on opening night of THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY at the Fox theater, March 31-April 2. Lead by master of ceremonies Jeff Hobson, The Trickster, the cast of magicians delighted the nearly-full…

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fox theater review

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Fox theater review

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL brings dancing in the streets to Fox -By Cate Marquis – The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL brings dancing in the streets, or at least the aisles, to the Fox Theater, March 21-26. “Dancing in the Streets” is one of the many Motown hits packed into this musically irresistible production,…

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THE ROYALE at Rep theater review

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THE ROYALE at Rep theater review

THE ROYALE scores a knockout for the Rep’s Studio -By Cate Marquis – The Repertory Theater of St. Louis finishes out the Studio season for its 50th anniversary with a knock-out punch of a drama, THE ROYALE. The play was inspired by the real boxer Jack Johnson, who became the first African American to captured…

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CABARET theater review

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CABARET theater review

Darker CABARET is must-see at FOX – By Cate Marquis –   CABARET is one of the gems of musical theater, a musical that is not only filled with great music but with a story that has something to say beyond boy meets girl. Set in Berlin shortly before the Nazis take power, it is…

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