Eight Theater Events to Check Out this November

By Katie Davis
In Culture
Godspell

Godspell. Photo courtesy of Peabody Opera House.

This November is a great time for theater and musicals. From classic stories like “Beauty and the Beast” or “Godspell” to edgy plays like “Morning’s at Seven,” show-goers won’t have a hard time finding diverse options.

Read through our list of best theater events this month, and get tickets for your top choices!

Beauty and the Beast
Nov. 1-3, The Fox
Broadway retells Disney in this take on the classic love story between a beastly creature and a beautiful peasant girl. Sing along to tunes like “Be Our Guest” and “Tale As Old As Time.”  Tickets available online.

The Hothouse
Nov. 1-10, West End Players Guild (Union Avenue Christian Church)
Harold Pinter’s dark comedy-tragedy takes place at a government mental institution as its patients turn up pregnant, dead or something else, and the director is debating whether he’s losing his own mind. Tickets available online.

Antigone
Nov. 1-10, Regional Arts Commission 
Tesseract Theatre presents its new version of the original Greek myth, telling the story of a young woman trying to make right her parent’s incestuous actions, avenge her brother and more. Tickets available.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”
Nov. 8-17, Kirkwood Theatre Guild (Robert G. Reim Theatre)
This creative play tells the ins and outs, truths and misunderstandings of love and all that comes with it, through dating stages, marriage, family trips, loss and everything else. Tickets available online.

“Morning’s at Seven”
Nov. 8-17, Florissant Civic Center Theatre
This easygoing but insightful look at 1950s America shares a story about a tight-knit group of women, a son who can’t seem to pop the question to his chosen one and small town life. Tickets available online.

“All is Calm”
Nov. 8-24, Mustard Seed Theatre (Fontbonne University)
This one-of-a-kind a cappella musical reveals the true story of World War I soldiers who, for one day, laid down guns, ammunition and warfare in exchange for peace, soccer and brotherly spirit. Tickets available online.

“Godspell”
Nov. 15-17, Peabody Opera House
This updated version of musical “Godspell” features tunes like “Light of the World” and “Day By Day” and hails from the award-winning composer of “Wicked.” Tickets available online.

“SisterAct”
Nov. 19-Dec. 1, The Fox
With music from Alan Menken of “The Little Mermaid” and “Little Shop of Horrors” fame and its signature high-energy choreography, “Sister Act” is an ever-popular Broadway hit that will have audience members dancing in their seats! Tickets available online.

 

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