Ep. 3 - Featuring Tom Ridgely

Tom Ridgely has led the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival since 2018. A Drama Desk-nominated director, he has developed or presented work at the Public Theater, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Society, Red Bull and more. He’s worked with Tony nominees Sting, Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Osnes, Will Swenson…

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ST. LOUIS THEATRES CREATE COVID-19 TASK FORCE

The task force will meet to discuss strategies and concerns related to virus-related challenges area theatres are facing.

More information and updates are available on the task force’s Facebook page, with the initial meeting scheduled for April 23 at 7 p.m.

Ladue News: Introducing Moonstone Theatre Company

Much like some scripts, life often comes full circle. For Sharon Hunter, founder and producing artistic director of the new Moonstone Theatre Company, the proof is in the performance. The St. Louis native spent a decade in New York City, cutting her teeth as a professional actor, director, singer and producer. Hunter’s homecoming marks the start of a new act – both for her and for regional arts. “What I’m doing now, I finally feel like I’ve melded both sides of myself,” she says of founding Moonstone. “For years and years

Moonstone Connections – Podcast

Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Hunter, interviews local and national Arts leaders in this new podcast.

Ep. 3 – Featuring Tom Ridgely

Ep. 3 – Featuring Tom Ridgely

Tom Ridgely has led the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival since 2018. A Drama Desk-nominated director, he has developed or presented work at the Public Theater, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Society, Red Bull and more. He’s worked with Tony nominees Sting, Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Osnes…

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Ep. 2 – Featuring Judith Cullen

Ep. 2 – Featuring Judith Cullen

Our guest on Episode 2 is Judith Cullen, Executive Director of the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. Originally from St. Charles, MO, she began her career as a dancer and performed at Powell Hall, the MUNY, Keil Opera House, JCA, Edison Theatre, STL Civic Ballet, St. Charles Civic Ballet, and on Corky the Clown’s Show before she was 10.

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St. Louis Theatres Create COVID-19 Task Force

The task force will meet to discuss strategies and concerns related to virus-related challenges area theatres are facing.

More information and updates are available on the task force’s Facebook page, with the initial meeting scheduled for April 23 at 7 p.m.

From Sharon:

“As I was thinking about how to proceed with my own company in the wake of the pandemic,” said Sharon Hunter, producing artistic director of Moonstone Theatre Company, “I started thinking it would be helpful to get a lot of the theatres to sit down via Zoom and discuss concerns, ideas, and solutions for moving forward as we navigate the future of theatre in St. Louis.”

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About Moonstone

Moonstone Theatre Company is a new professional performing arts organization which will offer the community a wide range of quality theatrical productions while supporting local arts and education. Moonstone Theatre looks to inspire, entertain and challenge audiences with productions that range from the classics to new works. Moonstone Theatre Company celebrates the power of the theatre to illuminate our diversity and enlighten our shared humanity.

Audition Info

Casting is complete for The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare

Please check in later this year for upcoming casting calls.

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