Story: Ariel, youngest of King Triton’s seven daughters, is a mermaid who yearns to know more about the world beyond the sea. She regularly visits the surface in search of human “stuff” which she can add to the collection in her grotto, much to the dismay of her father.

A St. Charles charitable project hopes to put the homeless front and center in the big picture.

Story: Davis has been struggling to make his late father’s St. Louis restaurant a thriving enterprise, something it hasn’t been for quite some time. Having grown up around the establishment, Davis knows many of the clientele, including some older gentlemen whom he warily believes are part of…

Story: “Mad Padraic” is an Irish terrorist so crazed and dangerous that he has been banned from the IRA. He claims that his only friend for the past 15 years is his beloved cat, Wee Thomas, whom he dotes upon back home when he’s returned from spreading violence and bloodshed throughout Ireland.

Story: A solitary man, referred to as an 'immigrant,' walks into a room where an audience is seated. His shadow is cast long on either side of him as he stands in front of a wall filled with wavy lines. He drops his bag and walking stick and begins to speak to those gathered.

Story: It’s 1952 and the most powerful man in New York City isn’t the mayor. It’s J.J. Hunsecker, a one-time vaudevillian-turned-newspaperman who now fills his daily column in the New York Globe with gossip which is consumed voraciously by 60 million Americans every day via syndication.

Story: Vitellia, daughter of the deposed Roman emperor Vitellio, is determined to get back to a life of luxury and power by marrying the new emperor Tito. When she learns that Tito plans to marry a foreign princess named Berenice, she angrily enlists the help of Tito’s friend Sesto (who secr…

Story: A young child discovers a colorful hat on an empty stage. Up pops The Cat in the Hat, who proceeds to create a story that demonstrates how “thinks” can imagine a world.

Insight Theatre Company is kicking off its 10th anniversary season with a fine version of this rock musical that was a surprise winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Story: Originally a concept album, Jesus Christ Superstar is a musical with no book (lyrics only) that looks at the final week in the life of Jesus Christ from the vantage point of Judas Iscariot, one of his 12 disciples and the man who betrayed him.