Theaters

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 great Broadway productions, performances by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Peabody Opera Company.

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. But it began its life as a setting for vaudeville shows. It is part of the Midtown Historic District.

Peabody Opera House

Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the Peabody Opera House 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.

Edward Jones Dome

Part of the America’s Center Convention Complex, the Edward Jones Dome was the home of football’s St. Louis Rams before they relocated to Los Angeles. Today, the enormous venue hosts sporting events and music concerts.

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.