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08-11-2017 News

  Congratulations to The Black Rep Founder and Producing Director, Ron Himes on receiving the Larry Leon Hamlin Producer Award - National Black Theatre Festival, 2017 Ron Himes with Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin (wife of Larry Leon Hamlin) after receiving the Larry Leon Hamlin Producer Award at the National...

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St. Louis Post Dispatch Theater Review

06-06-2017 News

'Crossin' Over' speaks clearly without a spoken word By Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch   May 29, 2017 Photo by Phillp Hamer With the current revival of its original 2007 show “Crossin’ Over,” the Black Rep does more than introduce a new audience to one of its best productions. It allows...

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Ladue News Theater Review

06-06-2017 News

'Crossin' Over' at The Black Rep Is an Energized, Engaging Revival: Musical Review by Mark Bretz   May 30, 2017 Updated May 30, 2017    (1)                                                                                                       Story: From roots in Africa through the journey across the Atlantic Ocean in slave ships to slavery in the American South and from the Civil Rights movement of...

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Playbackstl: Theater Review

06-06-2017 News

Crossin’ Over | The Black Rep June 3, 2017 Andrea Braun Theater Review 0   This wonderful walk through history shows us there is hope, always, for a brighter day. Photo: Phillip Hamer The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend was the perfect time to join the ensemble at The Black Rep for Crossin’ Over, but...

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KDHX Seven Guitars Review

04-13-2017 News

'Seven Guitars' makes bittersweet music Written by Bob Wilcox Category: Theatre Reviews Published: 05 April 2017                     Photo courtesy of Phillip Hamer Floyd "Schoolboy" Barton plays the blues. He's been offered a recording contract by a company in Chicago. Floyd is in Pittsburgh, and his electric guitar is in hock. He needs his...

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Snoops Seven Guitars Review

04-13-2017 News

“Seven Guitars” at the Black Rep Is a Compelling Character-Driven Drama April 8, 2017 by Michelle Kenyon ("Snoop") Seven Guitars by August Wilson Directed by Ed Smith The Black Rep March 31, 2017 Reginald Pierre, Kingsley Leggs, Phillip Dixon Photo by Phillip Hamer The Black Rep The Black Rep’s latest production is a compelling drama from...

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