Douglas Turner Ward, Pioneer in Black Theater, Dies at 90
A founder of the Negro Ensemble Company in New York in the 1960s, he was outspoken about limited opportunities for fellow Black actors and directors.
By Nathaniel G. Nesmith
Feb. 22, 2021
Douglas Turner Ward, an actor, playwright and director...Read more
Talk of the Town welcomes Ron Himes, Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep to the show!
The interview is scheduled to air this Sunday, February 21, 2021 on the Talk of the Town website: https://talkofthetownhubbardradiostl.com. You will also be able to access the interview on the day of airing on...Read more
First-ever national strategy to create impact and thrivability for Black theater institutions
The St Louis Black Repertory Company is one of close to 100 theatre companies nationally that was awarded funding from The Black Seed as part of a ground-breaking philanthropic initiative backed by the Andrew W...Read more
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The Black Seed Unveils Generous Grant Program for
Nearly 100 Black theatres will receive 1- or 2-year grants, ranging in size from $10,000 to $150,000.
BY AMERICAN THEATRE EDITORS
BROOKLYN: The Black Seed, a national strategic initiative focused on creating impact and “thrivability” for Black theatre institutions...Read more
Ron Himes Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at
Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre's 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
On Sunday, January 17, 2021 Ron Himes was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at
Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Gala!
Fellow honorees are Cliff Frazier, S...Read more