Parks & Recreation
Robert G. Reim Theater
The Robert G. Reim Theater, located in the Kirkwood Community Center, hosts two outstanding theatrical groups and is the host facility for the Kirkwood Youth Theater program. This intimate theater seats 387 and has some availability for rental for seminars, business meetings, dance recitals and concerts. For details, please contact Louise Marcolla at 314-822-5859.
Kirkwood Youth Theater
Kirkwood Youth Theater is sponsored by the Kirkwood Parks and Recreation Department and produced by Laura Thal, Recreation Supervisor for Kirkwood Parks and Recreation. This community theater group performs two productions per year, with four performances per production, in April and December. For each show, a director, musical director, and choreographer are hired, as well as a stage manager and light and sound technicians. The cast for each show is comprised of 60 to 80 youth and teens. Rehearsals run for two months before the show opens. Parent involvement includes set building and painting, costume work, and various duties during the show. Performances are held at the Robert G. Reim Theater at the Kirkwood Community Center in Kirkwood Park. For ticket information, please call the Kirkwood Community Center at 314-822-5855.
Kirkwood Youth Theater provides an excellent opportunity for youth interested in the performing arts. It is a wonderful learning experience in all aspects of community theater, as well as a chance for social interaction.
Join the youth theater e-mail list by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring 2016 Production:
Auditions held Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Kirkwood Community Center. Audition slots available at 9 a.m., 10 a.m.,
11 a.m., and Noon. Auditions are by appointment only. To reserve an audition spot, please call 314-822-5855 beginning Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 9:00 a.m. Ages 6-18. Open to residents and non-residents of Kirkwood.
Thursday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 10 at 2:00 p.m.
All tickets are $7 each and go on sale Wednesday, March 2.
Performances held in the Robert G. Reim Theater.
Kirkwood Theater Guild
Kirkwood Theater Guild is a community theater group that has operated in the Kirkwood area since 1931. KTG annually presents four productions between October and May at the theater. For more information on KTG and their shows visit their Website at: http://www.ktg-onstage.org/.
Stages St. Louis
Stages St. Louis also calls the Reim Theater home. This professional production company annually produces three full-scale musicals and a children’s show that play to rave reviews. For more information on Stages St. Louis visit their Website at: http://www.stagesstlouis.com/.