The MUNY http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Family Hands Down Legacy Of Muny Enjoyment — And Employment http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-family-hands-down-legacy-muny-enjoyment-and-employment <p>Coming away with a new favorite song is part of the Muny tradition for thousands of St. Louis families. But some families are taking home more than a catchy tune — they’re also leaving with paychecks.</p><p>Five members of the Heet family have worked at the Muny as ushers. Two are still on the job. Alex Heet, 21, is a college student in her fifth summer at the Muny. Her sister, Sarah, 18, is ushering for a third year.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:51:06 +0000 Nancy Fowler 37839 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Family Hands Down Legacy Of Muny Enjoyment — And Employment As The MUNY Opens Its 2014 Season, It Makes Plans To Preserve Its Future http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/muny-opens-its-2014-season-it-makes-plans-preserve-its-future <p>The MUNY opened its 2014 season on Monday, June 16 with the first of seven scheduled shows. The offerings this summer include four premieres and the usual mix of classics, family shows and new productions.</p><p>Michael Isaacson, the MUNY’s artistic director and executive producer, appeared on <em>Cityscape</em> this week to give an overview of the season and talk about how the organization is gearing up for its 100<sup>th</sup> anniversary.</p><p></p><p><strong>The MUNY’s 2014 season</strong></p><p><em>Billy Elliot the Musical </em>June 16 – 22</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:17:11 +0000 Camille Phillips 37391 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org As The MUNY Opens Its 2014 Season, It Makes Plans To Preserve Its Future The MUNY Opens Its 95th Season http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/muny-opens-its-95th-season <p>As <a href="http://www.muny.org/">The MUNY</a> opens its 95<sup>th</sup> season of outdoor musical theatre in Forest Park, Executive Producer Mike Isaacson is excited about the number of “firsts.”&nbsp; Four of the productions are MUNY premieres including Monty Python’s <em>Spamalot</em> which opens the season, <em>Shrek The Musical, Nunsense Muny Style!</em> and <em>Mary Poppins</em>.&nbsp; In the production of <em>Mary Poppins</em>, for the first time in MUNY history, a character will fly over the audience. Sat, 08 Jun 2013 02:29:23 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 27185 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The MUNY Opens Its 95th Season