The City of Kirkwood held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The site for the new Center will be at the corner of South Taylor Avenue and Monroe Avenue in downtown Kirkwood (GPS address: 210 E. Monroe Ave., 63122).
The new Performing Arts Center is scheduled to open in 2020. Tenants will include STAGES St. Louis, Kirkwood Theatre Guild and the Kirkwood Youth Theatre program. Both Stages and Kirkwood Theatre Guild have contributed financially to the development of the Center.