St. Louis theater crawl is Friday

​The Grand Center Theatre Crawl, a free "tasting menu" of St. professional regional theater companies in St. Louis will take place on Friday, July 1, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.​

Every half-hour, people who sign up will stroll to a different venue for a short show by one of the 19 theater companies participating. It all takes place at 15 venues in the Grand Center neighborhood, with the last performances at 9 p.m.. Prizes will be drawn, too.

The companies, their programs and the venue they are assigned is as follows:

St. Louis Actors' Studio

A LaBute Festival Preview

Kranzberg Arts Cente​r​


Stray Dog Theatre

"The Cell Phone" by Stephen Peirick

Fox Theatre Lobby

St. Louis Fringe Festival

"Five-Five-Five" A Season Showcase

Strauss Park (across from the Fox)

Prison Performing Arts

"The Beginning for Myself"

Metropolitan Artist Lofts


West End Players' Guild

"Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard

St. Louis Public Radio KWMU

Community Room

R-S Theatrics

"Long Division" from "Autobahan" by Neil LaBute

Contemporary Art Museum

Conference Room

Insight Theatre Company

Upcoming Season Highlights

The Gallery

Union Avenue Opera

"Mikado" by Gilbert and Sullivan

Public Media Commons

Theatre Lab

"Bend Your Ear" A Panel with St. Louis' Only Radio Play Series "Labora-Story"

St. Louis Public Radio KWMU

Learning Studio

The Black Mirror Theatre

"Rockaby" by Samuel Beckett

Kranzberg Arts Center


Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble

"Mary Shelley Monster Show" by Nick Otten

Miss M's Candy Boutique

Gateway Opera

"A Little Bit of Opera"

Curtain Call Lounge at the Fox

Upstream Theater

Songs and scenes from Upstream Theater

Kranzberg Arts Center

Black Box

TLT Productions

"All Aboard"

Lucha restaurant

Theatre Nuevo

"Orgullo: A Pride of One Acts"

The Dark Room Wine Bar & Photo Gallery

First Run Theatre

"An Act of Mercy" by Jason Slavik

"The Hamburger Clown" by David Hawley

Third Baptist Church


ERA Theatre

Phaedra Phestival: "Phaedra's Post-Phuneral Luncheon'

The Sheldon

Young Liars

Suzuki training session

Third Baptist Church


That Uppity Theatre Company

"Play Back Your Life"

Nine Network of Public Media

Studio B

F​or f​ree pre-registration: http://www.stlpublicradio.org/theatrecrawl/index.php

Please register by Wednesday, June 29. Your first stop will be emailed to you on Thursday, June 30, then you are free to select which places to go. A map will be available.

For more information, visit www.stlpublicradio.org/kitchensink

The event is sponsored by Grand Center, Kranzberg Arts Center and St. Louis Public Radio.