2018-2019 Season & Events

The Rep's 52nd season is a momentous one – it's the final year for our Augustin Family Artistic Director Steven Woolf before his retirement. With that in mind, Steve has assembled a vibrant collection of plays that reflects everything he loves about theatre. Come join us for this special season, outlined below!


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September 5 – 30, 2018

Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Rob Ruggiero

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A Doll's House, Part 2

October 10 – November 4, 2018

by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Timothy Near

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A Christmas Story

November 28 – December 23, 2018

by Philip Grecian 
Based on the motion picture written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark
Directed by Seth Gordon

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Alabama Story

January 2 – 27, 2019

by Kenneth Jones
Directed by Paul Mason Barnes

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February 6 – March 3, 2019

by J.T. Rogers
Directed by Steven Woolf

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The Play That Goes Wrong

March 13 – April 7, 2019

by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson

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Studio Theatre

Sponsored by The Fischer Family

Featuring three fresh and dynamic shows, Studio performances take place in the 125-seat, black box-style Emerson Studio Theatre.

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October 24 – November 11, 2018

by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Steven Woolf

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The Wolves

January 16 – February 3, 2019

by Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson

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Nonsense and Beauty

March 6 – 24, 2019

by Scott C. Sickles
Directed by Seth Gordon

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Imaginary Theatre Company

Imaginary Theatre Company is The Rep’s resident professional touring ensemble. Through the use of literature, folk tales, fairy tales and new adaptations of classic works, ITC is committed to bringing the very finest in theatre for young audiences to nearly 20,000 students each season.


The Tortoise and the Hare

Touring: October 22, 2018 – April 7, 2019

by Sarah Brandt
Music and Lyrics by Neal Richardson

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The Christmas Skates

Touring: November 12 – December 22, 2018
Public Performances: December 15 – 22, 2018

by Sarah Brandt
Music and Lyrics by Nathanael McClure

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Greek Myths: Heroes and Monsters

Touring: January 11 – April 7, 2019

by Michael Erickson

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Special Events


Steve Talks

January 7 and February 11, 2019

To celebrate Steve Woolf’s final season as The Rep’s Augustin Family Artistic Director, we’re dedicating our entire Talk Theatre season to his experiences and insights. The Rep will present three “Steve Talks” throughout the year, in which Steve will dive into the themes and behind-the-scenes production details of our Mainstage shows. Join us for illuminating conversations with a living legend!

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St. Louis Food and Wine

January 25-27, 2019

With hundreds of wine and craft beer to taste and culinary delights around every corner, this is the can't-miss event of the year! Plus, it benefits the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. Be a part of the largest international food and wine show in the Midwest – now in St. Louis Union Station!

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A Standing Ovation for Steve

April 10, 2019

Celebrate Steve Woolf's legacy with this momentous celebration of his career and his impact on The Rep.

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