This was a high spirited stage adaptation of the famous American film musical. The musical, with songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane and book by Hugh Wheeler, was first performed on Broadway in 1989. This current production has been directed and choreographed by Matt Hourigan.
The story is set around the well to do Smith family home in St Louis, Missouri, in 1903 and covers the period leading up to the 1904 World Fair .
Lincoln Elliot plays lawyer and father of the house, Alosno Smith, sometimes a little too forcefully. Katelin Koprevic gives a well measured performance as mother Anna. Continue reading MEET ME IN ST LOUIS @ THE NEW THEATRE