Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Office! A Musical Parody is coming to The Grandel Theatre!

From the Creators of FRIENDS! The Musical Parody;
Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical; 90210! The Musical; Katdashians! The Musical;
and Full House! The Musical

Off-Broadway Sensation The Office! A Musical Parody
is Coming to The Grandel Theatre March 4-8, 2020

Tickets On Sale Now

ST. LOUIS, MO / January 15, 2020—Dunder Mifflin is opening an office near you! Producers of the sold-out, unauthorized Off-Broadway sensation The Office! A Musical Parody and Emery Entertainment have announced the North American tour will make a stop in St. Louis at The Grandel Theatre March 4-8, 2020. Show times are Wednesday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. & 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m.  Tickets range from $39-$69 and are on sale now! Tickets can be purchased via or by calling MetroTix at 314-534-1111. Tickets will also be available at The Grandel Theatre box office one hour prior to show time.

It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of your favorite TV show, now coming to a city near you. Mashable calls the show "the world's most elaborate inside joke, created with a whole lot of love, just for fans.” Original Off-Broadway cast member, Madeline Glenn Thomas, joins the tour cast as everyone's favorite receptionist, Pam.

Writers Bob and Tobly McSmith are ecstatic about their third national tour. “The Office! A Musical Parody is on track to be our most successful New York production in 10 years," says Tobly McSmith. “The Office! A Musical Parody is now one of the most successful Off-Broadway shows in history. As Michael might say, ‘It's been a dream come thru.’"

For more information, visit In addition to the national tour, The Office! A Musical Parody is currently running at the Jerry Orbach Theatre at 210 West 50th Street in New York City. For more information about the show, visit the website at or follow the show on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for exclusive behind-the-scenes content. 

The Office! A Musical Parody is produced by Right Angle Entertainment, written by Bob and Tobly McSmith and composed by Assaf Gleizner.

Bob and Tobly McSmith (Writers) are distinguished gentlemen who met while applying for jobs at the Dippin' Dots in the mall. They did not get the job but went on to create the following masterpieces: FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical, Full! House! The Musical (Starring Perez Hilton), Katdashians! The Musical, Showgirls! The Musical and JonBenet! Murder Mystery Theater. They are hard at work on their next musical: The Passion of the Teletubbies.

Right Angle Entertainment (Producer) specializes in the production, marketing, management and distribution of live theatrical, digital and concert events. RAE’s proud roster includes: The Office! A Musical Parody (New York City and National Tour), FRIENDS! The Musical Parody North American Tour, Love Actually!? The Unauthorized Musical Parody (NYC), One Woman Sex and the City, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Nashville and National Tour), Heather McMahan: The Farewell Tour, Cat & Nat #MomTruths Tour, Sasha Velour’s Smoke & Mirrors Tour, Elvis and Me: An Evening with Priscilla Presley, Family Feud: Celebrity Edition Tour, and The Price is Right LIVE! among others. 

Emery Entertainment, Inc.
St. Louis-based Emery Entertainment, Inc. has produced and promoted thousands of events around the globe, including superstar attractions such as Blue Man Group, Bono, David Copperfield, James Taylor and Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus - LIVE!  With a proven track record for venues of various sizes – from intimate 200-seat theaters to 20,000-seat arenas – Emery Entertainment, Inc. took over the management, programming and marketing of the 240-seat Playhouse @ Westport Plaza in the Fall of 2016.  The venue is filling a niche for a variety of Broadway and Off-Broadway entertainment that would otherwise not find its way to the St. Louis area.  Emery Entertainment, Inc. is pleased to bring additional Off-Broadway programming to The Grandel.

The Grandel Theatre
Located at 3610 Grandel Sq. in the Grand Center Arts District, The Grandel Theatre is a multi-use arts facility renovated by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and re-opened in 2017. The Grandel Theatre is home to a 600 capacity state of the art theatre; The Dark Room at The Grandel – a full-service bar & restaurant featuring rotating gallery quality photography exhibits and free live music seven days a week; and the Grand Hall at The Grandel – a beautiful private event space available for rent.

Press Release: Martin Leifeld to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Author, Coach, and Consultant Martin Leifeld to Receive the St. Louis Public Radio’s Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award

     St. Louis, MO / February 13th, 2020 - Two years after retiring from his role as Vice-Chancellor of Advancement at UMSL, Martin Leifeld continues to promote the growth of non-profits both locally and nationally. A lifetime champion of philanthropy, Leifeld will receive the St. Louis Public Radio Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award on April 3rd.

     Recently, Martin released his first book, Five Minutes For Fundraising, where he shares
the advice he found most helpful in his career as he led teams to raise over half a billion

     Upon receipt of his nomination for the Millard S. Cohen Lifetime Achievement Award, Leifeld reflects, “ I am honored by this unexpected recognition. St. Louis Public Radio is an essential resource for our citizens. I have been privileged to be one of its advocates and supporters.”

     The Talk Toast Taste Annual Gala that celebrates St. Louis’ most influential people will be held on April 3rd at Four Seasons St. Louis at 6pm. Talk Toast Taste brings together
honorees and attendees for live entertainment, an awards ceremony, and dinner with
proceeds benefiting St. Louis Public Radio.

     Martin’s work as a public speaker, consultant, and author shares insight and experiences in charitable giving garnered from his nearly thirty years working in philanthropy. In 2018,
Leifeld received the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Outstanding Fundraising
Executive Award, where his colleagues recognized the achievements he’s made as a fundraising professional in the St. Louis region.

About Martin Leifeld

With a passion to serve, Martin established as a resource for those
looking to learn more about fundraising and leadership. For more information, please visit the website or contact Jen Singleton at For more information about Talk Toast Taste, please visit