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Musical theatre returns to Forest Park
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After what will be a 23-month intermission, summer
nights at The Muny are back July 26-Sept. 5! Visit
St. Louis’ historic Gaslight Square, the hills of Salzburg, the Oregon frontier, the shores of Miami and
the Windy City – all from the heart of Forest Park.
Season 103’s blockbuster lineup promises an unforgettable homecoming for St. Louis.
“The entire Muny family is overjoyed to welcome St.
Louis back to its summer home for musical theatre,”
says Muny President and CEO Denny Reagan. “To
say we’ve missed our in-person audiences would be a
vast understatement.”
“For every actor, designer, painter, musician, choreographer – well, everyone who creates at The Muny,
these unprecedented times have been arduous,” shares
Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike
Isaacson. “Knowing we’re returning to do what we
do and be who we are is electrifying.”
Each summer, The Muny employs nearly 800 people,
including full-time administrative staff, artistic personnel and seasonal staff – ushers, concessionaires,
parking lot attendants, etc. Onstage, upward of 160
artists make the magic come to life nightly. Simply
put, it takes a Muny-sized village.
During their first-ever online season, The Muny was
able to employ numerous members of its typical summer staff, including tradespeople, performers, artists

THE TIME-HONORED TRADITION OF SUMMER NIGHTS AT THE MUNY IS ABOUT TO BEGIN. PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE MUNY

and musicians, while retaining its 36 full-time employees. Their free 10-show season in 2020 drew nearly 200,000 viewers from 22 countries.

newcomers and several St. Louis locals. As opening
night draws closer, final casting will be announced via
The Muny’s website and social media channels.

Casting for this season is almost complete. Last
month, The Muny announced 39 principals who
will be taking the outdoor stage this summer. The
list included Broadway veterans, Muny favorites,

Season 103 features the perfect mix of Muny premieres, timeless classics and family fun! Both Smokey
Joe’s Cafe and On Your Feet! will make their highly
anticipated Muny debuts, while The Sound of Music,
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Chicago make
their long-awaited returns.
With the return of live theatre, an industry reignites, the
ritual of storytelling continues and the time-honored
tradition of summer nights at The Muny begin again.
Single tickets go on sale July 12, starting at $18, and
can be purchased online at muny.org, via phone by
calling 314-534-1111 and in-person at The Muny’s
box office open seven days a week 9a.m. – 9p.m.,
starting Monday, July 12.
For an updated list of audience guidelines, please visit muny.org/visit/audience-guidelines.
Welcome back, St. Louis. We’ve missed you.

SEASON 103’S BLOCKBUSTER LINEUP PROMISES AN UNFORGETTABLE HOMECOMING FOR ST. LOUIS. PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE MUNY

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