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Stages St. Louis presents Legally Blonde


WHAT: Stages St. Louis presents “Legally Blonde, the Musical”

WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 4 & 8 p.m. most Saturdays, 2 & 8 p.m. most Wednesdays and 2 & 7:30 p.m. most Sundays, through August 18

WHERE: Robert G. Reim Theatre, 111 S. Geyer Road, Kirkwood

HOW MUCH: $35-$55

411: Sorority sister Elle thinks she has her future all tied up with a nice, little pink ribbon, until her boyfriend suddenly dumps her for someone more “serious.” But Elle is one girl who doesn’t take “no” for an answer as she sets out to prove that being true to yourself and going after “what you want” never goes out of style. 

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WHAT: St. Louis Shakespeare “Timons of Athens”

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, through July 27

WHERE: Hunter Theatre at DeSmet High School, 233 N. New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur

HOW MUCH: $15-$25

THE 411:When the good-hearted Timon falls on hard times, one by one friends desert him. Stripped of his wealth, power and status, and with only his faithful servant Flavius and outcast Alcibiades by his side, Timon flees Athens for the wilderness where an uncertain adventure awaits him. 

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WHAT: “Charlotte’s Web,” presented by Insight Theatre

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

WHERE: Heagney Theatre at Nerinx Hall, 530 E. Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves


THE 411: Determined to save Wilbur the pig, Charlotte the spider begins her campaign with the “miracle” of her web in which she writes, “Some pig.” It’s the beginning of a victorious campaign that ultimately ends with the now-safe Wilbur doing what is most important to Charlotte. This is a beautiful, knowing play about friendship appropriate for audiences of all ages.

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