The city of St. Louis boasts a vibrant arts scene and offers a wide array of performance venues, from neighborhood play houses to historic halls. Guests of The Chase Park Plaza enjoy the proximity to incredible performances by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, live outdoor performances at The Muny, and much more.

Local opportunities to engage in St. Louis’s theater and performing arts include:

Powell Symphony Hall

This elegant 2,683-seat hall with fine acoustics is home to the St. Louis Symphony. It is part of the historic Grand Arts Center District.

The Stifel Theater 

Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the Stifel Theater has hosted the likes of Frank Sinatra and the Rolling Stones. Today, varied shows from Broadway plays to comedy and rock concerts grace its stage.

Fox Theater

Affectionately known as “The Fabulous Fox,” the historic Fox Theater is a former movie palace built by film pioneer William Fox. Today, it is a thriving performing arts center with a beautifully restored, lush interior.

Sheldon Concert Hall

Sheldon Concert Hall is the site of over 350 events each year including jazz, folk, and classical music, featuring the world's finest musicians. Artists such as B.B. King, Diana Krall, and Willie Nelson have performed here. 

The Muny

Every summer, the magic of musical theatre comes alive at The Muny, located across the street from The Chase Park Plaza in Forest Park. The Muny is America's biggest outdoor theatre offering more than 12,000 seats and featuring classic shows like "Cinderella", "Mary Poppins", and "The Sound of Music", to name a few. 

Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Located on the campus of Webster University, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, known for a spring festival of inventive new productions, is proud to be among the leading American opera companies. Opera Theatre has a long tradition not only of discovering the finest young singers, but also of promoting the work of living American librettists and composers.

Playhouse at Westport Plaza

Small-scale plays, one-man and one-woman shows, and local theater troupes take the stage at this intimate playhouse in Maryland Heights just west of the city.