Theatre: Muny Opera

Traditionally the two most melancholy weeks for a road show are "Christmas week" and "St. Louis week." Excluding the productions of resident stock companies. St. Louis theatre audiences demand and are diverted by not more than 15 itinerant shows per winter in the city's two playhouses. But St. Louisans fare much better in the summer when the Municipal Theatre Association, an organization of public-spirited citizens under municipal patronage, presents its twelve-week al fresco repertoire of light opera and operetta, locally called "Muny Opera." One night last week, St. Louis playgoers motored,...

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