Stigma of mental illness haunts new play at Black Rep
1970, Donny Hathaway released his first single, “The Ghetto.” Rolling Stone hailed him as “a major new force in soul music.” At the dawn of the decade, the performer and songwriter from St. Louis seemed to...Read more
Aging revolutionary and renowned activist Kenyatta Shakur stares down a camera lens and discourses on the topic of fatherhood. After some preamble, he comes to the nub. "Fatherhood is decades of fear. Lots of fear." And this is before he learns that his daughter makes...Read more
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Legendary St. Louis attorney and civil rights icon Frankie Muse Freeman is fulfilling a dream by lending her name to a fundraising initiative for the long-term survival of another local icon, The Black Rep.
The play begins and almost immediately it is clear why Lorraine Hansberry’s "A Raisin in the Sun" has been highly successful and celebrated for over 50 years.
The Black Rep stages a powerful, timely Raisin in the Sun.