Without Regret, Deenie Nast

The Emerald Room at The Monocle 4510 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis

Ten Directions Presents: Without Regret, Deenie Nast International Super Diva, Deenie Nast returns to St Louis to drop wisdom on living life with no regrets! Via song, film clips, overly personal stories and physical nonsense Deenie will dive deep about love, ownership and ‘The Biz! Accompanied by Charlie Brown, she will bring her classics and […]


Stand-up Comedian Sam Tallent (Comedy Central, Vice)

The Emerald Room at The Monocle 4510 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis

Known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. Tallent has been called “the absurd voice of a surreal generation” by The Denver Post. When not maintaining a “Black Flag esque tour schedule” (Savage Henry Magazine), Sam has worked alongside many of the […]


Deenie Nast Is Back!

The Emerald Room at The Monocle 4510 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis

Ten Directions presented in collaboration with St Lou Fringe! Deenie Nast is Back! Oscar-winner, Emmy-winner, 2-time Tony winner, 6-time Kevin Klein Award Nominee and international performance superstar Deenie Nast delivers a no holds barred, song-filled tribute to her lonely fans. Nast heads to St Louis with a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of relationships, loneliness, and […]


The Coming Out Play Festival

The Emerald Room at The Monocle 4510 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis

We all come out, in way or another. Six plays explore the coming out experience. THE COMING OUT PLAY FESTIVAL runs Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7:00 PM and Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 4:30 PM and 8:00 PM, The Monocle, 4510 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110. Directions below. Tickets are available through Eventbrite. […]

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