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WHAT: West End Players present “Opus”

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Union Avenue Christian Church, 733 Union Boulevard, St. Louis

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THE 411: In this tale of sex, drugs and chamber music, a world-class string quartet takes a chance on a gifted but relatively inexperienced young woman. With only a few days to rehearse a grueling Beethoven masterpiece, the four struggle to prepare their highest-profile performance ever—a televised ceremony at the White House.

MORE INFO: 314-367-0025 or

WHAT: Jane Eyre

WHEN:  8 p.m. Friday & Saturday (and Thursday, April 18-20 & 25-27); 2 p.m. Sunday  (and April 21 & 28)

WHERE: Mustard Seed Theatre, 6800 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton

HOW MUCH: $20-$25

THE 411: Based on the popular novel by Charlotte Bronte, this adaptation by Julie Beckman follows the life of poor orphan Jane through her trying days in school through her early adult years. In her journey, Jane grows in love, strength and faith. But is it enough for two?

MORE INFO: 314-719-8060 or


WHAT: Bob Dylan

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,

April 23

WHERE: Peabody Opera House, 1400 Market Street, St. Louis

HOW MUCH: $36.50-$56.50

THE 411: Robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan has released 46 albums, which combined have sold over 110 million records around the world. He has written over 600 songs including: “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “All Along The Watchtower, “ “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” and “Tangled Up In Blue,” just to name a few. His live shows are known to be either so-so or unbelievable; let’s hope for the latter when he and his band pull into St. Louis.

MORE INFO: 800-745-3000 or