Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Best Bets for the Week of June 5-11

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Best Bets for the Week of June 5-11

Article excerpt

Today

Hair today: The bad news is that "Grease!" producers couldn't find anyone cooler than "One Day at a Time" star Mackenzie Philllips to play Rizzo. The good news is the `70s sitcom celeb isn't bringing Bonnie Franklin and Valerie Bertinelli with her. Instead, Sally Struthers of "All in the Family" and starving children fame and Adrian Zmed of -- well, we're not sure what he's famous for -- star in this popular musical about love and high school in the 50s. The show runs at the Fox Theatre through Sunday with performances at 8 p.m. tonight and Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $11 to $42. Call 534-1111 for tickets.

Friday Graceful exit: After thrilling St. Louis audiences for nearly 20 years, Burning Feet Dance Company performs its final shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at COCA. The company, headed by Artistic Director Suzanne Grace, will premiere "Echo of Landscapes," a full-length suite of dances inspired by Grace's travels to the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the American Southwest desert. Tickets are $15, $12 for students and seniors. COCA is located at 524 Trinity Ave. in University City. For more information, call 725-6555. Floyd-free: Most grown-ups will agree that if you remember where you were when you heard that Led Zeppelin's drummer had overdosed, you're probably too old to be hanging out at laser shows. Conversely, if you still wear clothes from Gap Kids, chances are that watching "Comfortably Numb" set to laser lights would be as exciting as "Barney" repeats. But the St. Louis Science Center's new laser show, "LaserFest," sets its lights on music old and new and guarantees to entertain the whole family. The 50-minute program features tunes like Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire," the Village People's "YMCA" as well as the theme songs from "3rd Rock From the Sun," "Star Wars" and "Star Trek. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.