ST. LOUIS FEBRUARY 3, 2020 – “Spell # 7” will be The Black Rep debut of rap artist Tef Poe. Tef Poe has received numerous Hip-Hop awards for his work, and was recently featured as a Harvard Fellow at the W.E.B. DuBois Research institute.
Tef says “This is...Read more
Photo by Phil Hammer
ST. LOUIS, MO. -- The Black Rep is already two-thirds of its way through August Wilson’s American Century Cycle for the second time. So it was certainly due to be presented with its August Wilson American Century Cycle Award, given by the...Read more
BROADWAY ACTOR RETURNS HOME TO LEAD
AUGUST WILSON’S “TWO TRAINS RUNNING”
James A. Williams, who originated the role of Roosevelt in August Wilson’s “Radio Golf” on Broadway, leads the cast as Memphis Lee in The Black Rep’s production of “Two Trains Running”. The cast will also feature Producing...Read more
From the talent of ‘babies’
Youth lead stunning Black Rep and COCA co-production of ‘Four Little Girls’
By Kenya Vaughn
Oct 24, 2019
Photos by Phillip Hamer, courtesy of COCA
“My babies came through,” director Jacqueline Thompson said of her cast following the opening night performance of “Four Little Girls:...Read more
The Black Rep Memorial Tribute for Ms. Linda Alton Randall Kennedy has been rescheduled for
Monday January 13, 2020 at the Edison Theatre on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
Linda Alton Randall Kennedy
December 5, 1950 - August 16, 2019
Our hearts are heavy as we...Read more
‘Canfield Drive’ among National Black Theatre Festival lineup in North Carolina
By Kenya Vaughn
Jul 25, 2019
‘Canfield Drive,’ which premiered at The Black Rep in January, will play The National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina.
Photos by Phil Hamer
“I’m always trying to pick work that speaks to...Read more