Upstream Theater http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Australian Play "Forget Me Not" Opens At Upstream Theater http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/australian-play-forget-me-not-opens-upstream-theater <p>“Forget Me Not,” an Australian play based on the true story of child migration opens tonight at the Kranzberg. It is the first of two Australian plays Upstream Theater is producing this year.</p><p>Although the child migrant in the play is imagined, his story is representative of thousands of true stories, artistic director Philip Boehm said.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:46:50 +0000 Camille Phillips 33395 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Australian Play "Forget Me Not" Opens At Upstream Theater Upstream Theater Presents St. Louisan, Actor Ken Page’s WWII ‘Ballet In Song’ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/upstream-theater-presents-st-louisan-actor-ken-page-s-wwii-ballet-song <p>St. Louisan Ken Page is an actor and director.&nbsp; He has an accomplished career including prominent roles in the original Broadway production of <em>Cats</em> and <em>Ain’t Misbehavin’</em>.&nbsp; You also may recognize him as the voice of Oogie Boogie in <em>The Nightmare Before Christmas</em>.</p><p>Page, who describes his new work, <em>Café Chanson</em>, as “ballet in song,” talked with host Steve Potter, along with Philip Boehm, the artistic director of Upstream Theater.</p><p>Here’s more info on the play from Upstream Theater:</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 22:42:25 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 8040 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Upstream Theater Presents St. Louisan, Actor Ken Page’s WWII ‘Ballet In Song’