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Miss Julie, Clarissa and John’: Servitude, oppression – and sex

09-15-2016 News

  Miss Julie, Clarissa and John’: Servitude, oppression – and sex By Kenya Vaughn   5 hrs ago    0         Photo by Phillip Hamer The Black Rep’s production of “Miss Julie, Clarissa and John,” directed by Andrea Frye, continues through Sunday, September 25 at Washington University’s Edison Theatre.       With “Miss Julie, Clarissa and John,” Mark Clayton Southers packs...

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With Its Pointed Take on Miss Julie, the Black Rep Begins Its Season with a Bang

09-14-2016 News

With Its Pointed Take on Miss Julie, the Black Rep Begins Its Season with a Bang  By Paul Friswold Paul.Friswold@riverfronttimes.com click to enlarge PHILLIP HAMER   Clarissa and John lead stable lives on the Hodge Tobacco Plantation. Both are free black people in Reconstruction-era Virginia, employees of a never-seen white man who is...

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Better Family Life Project

08-11-2016 News

Ron Himes, Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep has been added to the Better Family Life Art project that seeks to beautify blighted buildings with paintings of prominent black St. Louisan Ron Himes, Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep has been added...

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The Black Rep Announces 2016 Season 

07-21-2016 News

The Black Rep Announces 2016 Season    ST. LOUIS – April 6, 2016 – The Black Rep is thrilled to announce its 2016-2017, 40th Anniversary Season. The bold line-up includes a Midwest premiere, August Wilson, a sizzling new show and the return of a Black Rep favorite...

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A night at ‘The Colored Museum’ makes for a magical evening

07-20-2016 News

A night at ‘The Colored Museum’ makes for a magical evening By Kenya Vaughn   Jun 30, 2016             Actress Alicia Like performs the opening sketch of The Black Rep’s staged reading of ‘The Colored Museum" on Monday, June 20, at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.                 Seating was beyond capacity. Those who could not find a...

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'Twisted Melodies' powerfully interprets the tragic, musical life of Donnie Hathaway

05-17-2016 News

'Twisted Melodies' powerfully interprets the tragic, musical life of Donnie Hathaway Written by Tina Farmer Category: Theatre Reviews Published: 29 April 2016  Black Rep closes its 39th season with Twisted Melodies, a moving exploration of the connection between genius and madness, expertly conveyed in an evocatively personal performance by actor Kelvin Roston...

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