Even before there’s a nip in the air, Labor Day heralds a fresh time for the performing arts. As the harvest moon waxes and wanes, companies kick off new seasons that will run through next spring. We’ve asked theater, dance, and music directors from across the state to name an event in their own season that especially tickles their fancy—plus a favorite in someone else’s season. Here are their picks plucked from Missouri’s bumper crop of 2013-14 shows.
Written by Barbara MacRobie, public information coordinator for the Missouri Arts Council.