Author Archives: Lauren Healey

The Cheshire is the Best Place in STL to Host an LGBT Wedding

If you’re looking for the most inclusive and welcoming place to host your LGBT wedding, look no further than The Cheshire, just west of Forest Park. “The Cheshire is an ideal location to celebrate a milestone for numerous reasons,” says Hanna Mohesky, director of sales at The Cheshire. “Our rich history is deeply rooted in […]

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The T-Birds of ‘Grease’ On Making Their Roles Their Own and Their STL Bucket Lists

A rocking rendition of GREASE  has taken STAGES St. Louis by storm, with high-energy performances slated for nearly every day now through Aug. 18. We chatted with the men who portray the T-Birds, a merry band of greasers, to find how they shaped up. Who are you playing and what kind of unique spin do […]

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LGBTQ+ Community Has Long Bolstered the Armed Forces

As Pride Month celebrations are in full force, the Soldiers Memorial Military Museumis paying homage to LGBTQ+ community members who served in the armed forces. Although LGBTQ+ contributions to the military are not often highlighted in history books, members of the community have served in the U.S. military since its inception. “The father of what […]

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‘Kinky Boots’ Star J. Harrison Ghee Gets Real About How the Musical Changed His Life in the Best Ways

Prepare to “step into a dream where glamour is extreme” when “Kinky Boots” makes its regional and Muny debut June 19-25 featuring 16 Grammy Award-winning original songs by Cyndi Lauper. We chatted with the star of the show, J. Harrison Ghee, who fabulously portrays Lola in a role he was born to star in. “This […]

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Andrew Kuhlman of STAGES St. Louis Shines a Light on the Power of Theater

STAGES St. Louis is gearing up for an incredible 2019 season, and Andrew Kuhlman, associate producer at STAGES and co-producer of Broadway’s “The Prom,” believes the true power of the arts comes from its ability to inspire. “Whether you’re an audience member seeing a show come to life onstage or a student taking a class […]

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