(KTVI)- Several new productions have or are soon opening on St. Louis stages. One of the most talked about is at the New Line Theatre. They will closes their season with the American regional premiere (first production since its Broadway run) of the musical “Hands On A Hardbody”. It features a country-rock-pop score by Trey Anastasio, frontman for the rock band Phish, and Amanda Green (High Fidelity, Bring It On), and a script by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Doug Wright.
“Hands On A Hardbody” runs May 29-June 21, Thursday through Saturday day evening at 8:00pm at the Washington University South Campus Theatre (formerly CBC High School). Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors on Thursdays; and $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors on Fridays and Saturdays.
Also “Henry V” has opened as part of the Shakespeare Festival in Forest Park. The two shows, “Henry IV” and “Henry V”, will alternate nights for the rest of the season. And Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming" is at St. Louis Actors' Studio.
Read St. Louis Post-Dispatch theater critic Judith Newmark's full article in Sunday’s A&E section of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.