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Out of the Box, Theater for the Very Young at Metro Theater Co. (HEC TV)

“Metro Theater Company’s Out of the Box engages children up to five years old. The pilot program was developed in partnership with area early education centers and with support from The Boeing Company. Julia Flood, the Artistic Director of Metro, discusses producing theater for the very young.”

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Theater for toddlers? Carol North keeps pushing boundaries, sharing stories in last year at Metro

“Carol North of Metro Theater Company is a storyteller. Ask her a question and it’s not uncommon for her to answer with a narrative, sometimes going back a couple of decades and across a half-dozen states.” Read the rest of the story from the St Louis Beacon here.

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Carol North to step down

After over 30 years of artistic leadership, Carol North will step down as artistic director of Metro Theater Company.  Read the exclusive interview in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch here.

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MetroNEXT Festival of New Work

Metro Theater Company presented its inaugural MetroNEXT Festival of New Work, a program that invited audiences to sample works-in-progress.  Read the story from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch here.

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Metro Theater Company celebrating 40 years of arts & education excellence at new Grand Center location

Read the cover story from the West End Word, including an interview with artistic director Carol North and co-founder Lynn Rubright, here.

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Metro Theater hangs shingle for ‘Festival of New Work’

STL Moms and Dads snuck a peak at our newest endeavor, the MetroNEXT Festival of New Work.  Read the story here.

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Clothes come to life to explore gender in children’s play

An exclusive story by the St. Louis Beacon’s Nancy Fowler gives a sneak-peak at our newest work-in-process, Unsorted, as well as a video interview with playwright Wesley Middleton.  Read the full story here.

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JACKIE AND ME featured in Washington Magazine

“Partly this is about growing the audience and introducing the next generation to the arts. But it’s also about expanding horizons.” —Charlie Robin   Read the whole article here.

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Reviews of JACKIE AND ME

 “If you have children, you should be a fan of Metro Theater Company. Even if you don’t have children, you should still see Jackie and Me…”         -St Louis Public Radio Read more from this review, and others, by clicking the following links: St Louis Post-Dispatch St Louis Public Radio Riverfront Times Ladue News […]

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JACKIE AND ME interview on KWMU

Carol North, Beth Louis and former baseball player George Altman are the guests on St Louis On-The-Air with Steve Potter. Click here to listen to the segment.

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