Rep of St. Louis Has History Boys, Altar Boyz, Angry Men and Cole Porter in 2007-08

News   Rep of St. Louis Has History Boys, Altar Boyz, Angry Men and Cole Porter in 2007-08 The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis will launch its 2007-08 season — its 41st — with Alan Bennett's The History Boys.

Artistic director Steven Woolf will direct the production, which runs Sept. 5-30.

Six shows — musicals, comedies and dramas, contemporary and classic — will be presented on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center in Webster Groves, in St. Louis.

Also on the mainstage will be Dracula by Hamilton Deane & John L. Balderston, from Bram Stoker's world-famous vampire novel Oct. 10-Nov. 4; the Cole Porter musical Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Victoria Bussert, Nov. 28-Dec. 28; Tuesdays With Morrie by Jeffrey Hatcher & Mitch Albom, Jan. 2–27, 2008; Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose, Feb. 6-March 2, 2008; Ella, the intimate musical biography of singer Ella Fitzgerald (book by Jeffrey Hatcher, conceived by Rob Ruggiero & Dyke Garrison and directed by Ruggiero), March 19-April 13, 2008.

The Rep's "edgy, provocative" Off-Ramp series on the thrust stage of the Grandel Theatre in midtown St. Louis' Grand Center will include Altar Boyz, Theresa Rebeck's Bad Dates and The Bomb-itty of Errors. Three works in the 125-seat "black box"-style space, the Emerson Studio Theatre of the Loretto-Hilton Center in Webster Groves, will be announced.

For more information, visit www.repstl.org.