Best Bets: June 26-July 2


WHAT: “Tarzan”

WHEN: 8:15 p.m. through July 2 

WHERE: The Muny in Forest Park

HOW MUCH: $14-$85

411: Featuring music and lyrics by Phil Collins, “Tarzan” is based on the smash-hit Disney film. The story follows an orphaned boy raised by a tribe of apes. As an adult, Tarzan’s two worlds collide when the sudden arrival of humans forces him to choose between a “civilized” life with the beautiful Jane and the life he knows and loves.

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WHAT: Chesterfield Jazz & Wine Festival

WHEN: 3-10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Chesterfield Amphitheatre, 631 Veteran’s Place Drive, near the Chesterfield Mall


THE 411: Grammy award-winning jazz icons the Yellowjackets and chart-topping classical/jazz artists Bach to the Future headline this festival, which also features wine and great food, and fireworks. Feel free to bring your lawn chairs or blanket.



WHAT: “The Magic Flute”

WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Loretto-Hilton Center, 131 Edgar Road, Webster Groves

HOW MUCH: $85-$125

THE 411: Interested in exposing your children to opera? This will be your last chance this Opera Theatre season to do so as Mozart’s kid-friendly masterpiece returns in an all-new production, directed and designed by fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi. In this fantastic fairy tale, a prince goes on a quest to rescue a beautiful princess. His companion, a bird catcher, hopes to snare true love. But in the end, it’s revealed that no one’s magic is ever quite as it seems.

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