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BROADWAY ACTOR RETURNS HOME TO LEAD AUGUST WILSON’S “TWO TRAINS RUNNING”

12-06-2019 News

BROADWAY ACTOR RETURNS HOME TO LEAD AUGUST WILSON’S “TWO TRAINS RUNNING”   James A. Williams, who originated the role of Roosevelt in August Wilson’s “Radio Golf” on Broadway, leads the cast as Memphis Lee in The Black Rep’s production of “Two Trains Running”. The cast will also feature Producing...

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Youth lead stunning Black Rep and COCA co-production of ‘Four Little Girls’

11-14-2019 News

From the talent of ‘babies’ Youth lead stunning Black Rep and COCA co-production of ‘Four Little Girls’ itter By Kenya Vaughn   Oct 24, 2019  Photos by Phillip Hamer, courtesy of COCA “My babies came through,” director Jacqueline Thompson said of her cast following the opening night performance of “Four Little Girls:...

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The Black Rep Memorial Tribute for Ms. Linda Alton Randall Kennedy has been rescheduled.

08-21-2019 News

   The Black Rep Memorial Tribute for Ms. Linda Alton Randall Kennedy has been rescheduled for Monday January 13, 2020  at the Edison Theatre on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.    Linda Alton Randall Kennedy December 5, 1950 - August 16, 2019   Our hearts are heavy as we...

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Ferguson play debuted by The Black Rep gets broader audience

08-05-2019 News

‘Canfield Drive’ among National Black Theatre Festival lineup in North Carolina By Kenya Vaughn   Jul 25, 2019 ‘Canfield Drive,’ which premiered at The Black Rep in January, will play The National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina. Photos by Phil Hamer “I’m always trying to pick work that speaks to...

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The State of Black Theater

11-01-2018 News

Longtime African American actor Robert Hooks on the state of black theater, then and now By Roxanne Roberts, The Washington Post October 26, 2018 Actor Robert Hooks. (Kevin Hooks) Q: Is there a great theater company specifically for African American actors, like Alvin Ailey is for dancers?   Read More      

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