The year-end “best of” lists are popping up in publications everywhere. Mustard Seed Theatre, Fontbonne University’s Theatre in Residence, as well as key theatre personnel, have found themselves on many of these local lists. The high-praise is a direct reflection of the outstanding talent and high quality of Fonbonne’s theatre program, as well as Theatre Director and Mustard Seed Artistic Director Deanna Jent, who found herself named “St. Louis Theatre Artist of the Year” by St. Louis Post-Dispatch critic Judith Newmark.
“As I read the article, I was thrilled to see that Lori Adams received a ‘Judy’ for Best Director for my play ‘Falling,’” Jent said. “I was surprised when I got to the end and saw the St. Louis Theatre Artist of the Year. It was thrilling!”
Read on for more about Mustard Seed Theatre and other notable local theatre endeavors of 2011.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Stages this year were filled with exceptional design”
Ladue News, “2011 Year in Review in Theater”
Playback St. Louis, “Top 10 St. Louis Theater of 2011”Riverfront Times, "Year in Revue: Our two stage junkies reveal which 2011 productions delivered the most righteous buzz"
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