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Legendary St. Louis Attorney Goes To Bat For The Black Rep

01-06-2015 News

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.

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'A Raisin in the Sun' shines at The Black Rep

12-12-2014 News

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.

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Raisin in the Sun: Black Rep Proves 1950s Play About Race Remains Relevant

12-04-2014 News

The Black Rep stages a powerful, timely Raisin in the Sun.

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Black Rep delivers a gripping 'Raisin in the Sun'

12-01-2014 News

“A Raisin in the Sun” is one of the landmarks of the American stage. The 1959 drama by Lorraine Hansberry is as compelling as ever in the Black Rep’s gripping production, which opened Friday.

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Black Rep Opens Season with Timely Performance

11-07-2014 News

The Black Repertory opens its 38th season Friday with Purlie, written by Ossie Davis, at Washington University's Edison Theatre.

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The Black Rep brings ‘Purlie’ to Edison

11-07-2014 News

In 1976, a Washington University in St. Louis bachelor’s candidate named Ron Himes launched The Black Rep. Over the years it would become one of the nation’s largest and most critically acclaimed African-American theater companies.

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