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10.11.19 Folger Library: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’s “Such Sweet Thunder” is a multi-disciplinary mash-up
6.4.19 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Love’s Labors Lost is high-spirited fun

4.23.19 National Endowment for the Arts: Working on the Spirit and the Mind: The Healing Power of the Arts

3.1.19 Focus St. Louis: Congratulations to the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Honorees!

11.17.19 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ to be presented in Forest Park

11.17.19 Gazelle Magazine: A Shakespearian Scoop, CAM’s Spring Lineup & For Your Heart’s Sake

11.05.18 Ladue News: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Unveils Its’In the Works’ Pillar with Witty, Astute ‘Into the Breeches’: Review

11.02.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Shakespeare meets WWII in ‘Into the Breeches!’

10.26.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis enters its next stage

10.19.18 St. Louis Magazine: Shakespeare Festival’s new program rolls out original plays not written by the Bard

07.29.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Designers Peter and Margery Spack create new worlds on St. Louis stages

06.17.18 American Theatre Magazine: #TCG18 Closing Plenary: We End How We Began

06.16.18 KDHX 88.1 Community Radio: In Performance: This is your week to “Shake the Streets” 

06.16.18 St. Louis Limelight Magazine: Take 10 with Nancy Bell

06.16.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Blow, Winds goes its own way on the steps of the Central Library

06.14.18 Explore St. Louis: Five things to do this weekend in St. Louis

06.13.18 St. Louis Magazine: Top Five Events in St. Louis this week

06.01.18 Out in STL: Romeo & Juliet

06.12.18 Riverfront Times: Shakespeare in the Streets Returns

06.14.18 St. Louis Public Library: Shakespeare in the Streets: Blow, Winds

06.14.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Blow, Winds

06.14.18 St. Louis Public Radio: Cut & Paste: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis engages the community in public spaces

06.08.18 Alive Magazine: 10 Cultural Events to Attend in St. Louis This June

06.05.18 KDHX Theatre Review: Romeo & Juliet is as charming as it is classic in a vibrant production with a touch of the ethereal

06.05.18 St. Louis Theatre Snob: Romeo & Juliet – Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

06.04.18 Snoops’ Theater Thoughts: SFSTL Presents a Bold, Fast-Paced Romeo & Juliet With a Modern Flair

06.01.18 Talkin’ Broadway-Regional Reviews: Romeo & Juliet

06.01.18 KDHX 88.1 Community Radio: In Performance: St. Louis kicks off a vibrant summer theater season filled with entertaining productions

06.01.18 KTVI Fox 2: Weekends on the Web 6/2-6/3

05.31.18 St. Louis Post Dispatch Hot List: Best Bets 5/31/18

05.31.18 St. Louis Public Radio: Inside the set of Romeo and Juliet; Shakespeare Festival comes to Forest Park

05.31.18 Limelight: Go See a Play!  What’s Happening 5/31-6/6

05.31.18 Riverfront Times: The Best Things to do in St. Louis 5/31-6/2

05.29.18 HEC-TV: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis presents Romeo & Juliet

05.29.18 West End Word: Romeo & Juliet: Wherefore Art Thou In A New Way?

05.29.18 Broadway World: David Heron signs on for Romeo & Juliet

05.26.18 KDHX Podcast-Break a Leg: Shakespeare Festival & Romeo & Juliet

05.26.18 KTVI Arts Pop: Shakespeare in the Park comes full circle with Romeo & Juliet

05.26.18 Community Connections with Keith Antone: Interview with SFSTL Executive Producer Tom Ridgely

05.25.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Romeo & Juliet: The Cartoon Version

05.25.18 Romeo & Juliet

05.24.18 St. Louis Jewish Light: 2018 Summer Arts Guide

05.24.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: GO Magazine Hotlist

05.24.18 KWMU St Louis Public Radio: New Shakespeare Festival head praises organization, promises diversity

05.24.18 The McGraw Show – Interview with Tom Ridgely on SFSTL Mainstage Production Romeo & Juliet

05.23.18 St. Louis American: Piniella leads diverse cast of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’s 2018 production

05.21.18 St. Louis Night Out: Finding Romeo: A Q & A with Reynaldo Piniella of Romeo & Juliet

05.21.18 Broadway World: Romeo and Juliet Opens in Forest Park

05.21.18 St. Louis Public Radio: Shakespeare Festival St. Louis returns to Forest Park, takes modern approach to Romeo and Juliet

04.29.18 Alive Magazine: How “Shakespeare in the Schools” Teaches the Bard to Local Students

04.29.18 A&E Arts Happenings: St. Louis Welcomes New Artistic Leadership

04.28.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: New SFSTL Program will showcase new works

04.27.18 SFSTL Announces In the Works Programming

04.23.18 What ho! Shall we see Shakespeare thus bedecked?

04.19.18 St. Louis Magazine: Meet the designer behind SFSTL’s eye-catching posters

04.18.18 STL Limelight: Tom Ridgely Named SFSTL Executive Producer

04.18.18 The Healthy Planet: Artful Happenings April 2018

04.17.18 Saint Louis Fashion Fund: Reclamation: SHAKE 38 Kick-off with SFSTL

04.13.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: GO Magazine Best Bets – SHAKE 38 Kickoff

04.12.18 AARP: SFSTL – SHAKE 38 at Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

04.12.18 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: SFSTL Names New Executive Producer

04.12.18 SHAKE 38 at Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

04.12.18 TheaterMania: Tom Ridgely to Depart Waterwell; Arian Moayed to Serve as Interim Artistic Director

04.12.18 Waterwell’s Tom Ridgely to Join SFSTL; Arian Moayed to Serve as Interim Artistic Director

04.12.18 SFSTL Appoints Tom Ridgely New Executive Producer

04.12.18 Broadway World: SFSTL Announces New Executive Director

04.12.18 Tom Ridgely Named Executive Producer of SFSTL

04.06.18 Shakespeare Comes to Life at Kirk Day School

04.04.18 South County Times: SHAKE 38: Wardrobe Stylist Punks up Shakespeare

03.22.18 Interview with Joanna Battles, Part 1 & Part 2

03.19.18 Interview with Jennifer Wintzer & Kristin Rion, Part 1 & Part 2

03.16.18  Limelight St. Louis: Shake 38 Kicks off at the Saint Louis Fashion Incubator

03.15.18 Your guide to spring and summer arts events in St. Louis

03.15.18 SHAKE 38 Kicks Off At St. Louis Fashion Fund Incubator

03.15.18  Edwardsville Intelligencer: Shakespeare Festival adds outreach program

03.09.18 11 Reasons Why The World Is Watching St. Louis Theater

03.02.18 SFSTL Announces 2018 Education Tour

02.26.18  Kirkwood Arts Calendar: SFSTL Adds “In the Works” to Festival Events

02.20.18  St. Louis American: Reynaldo Piniella to play Romeo in Shakespeare Festival

02.20.18 Interview with Jennifer Wintzer, Part 1 & Part 2

02.12.18 SFSTL Announces Cast For ROMEO & JULIET

02.12.18 Shakespeare Festival adds new program for fall

11.16.18  KWMU: SFSTL to fold cancelled fall production into its main event this June

11.15.17 SFSTL becomes a ‘true festival’ with 2 shows at one time

11.15.17 Elena Araoz to Direct SFSTL’s ROMEO & JULIET

10.12.17 Shakespeare in the Streets could be revived next year

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