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“Tell Me Something Good”–Musical Review at St. Louis Black Rep Theater

Kevin C. Johnson, author of the blog “The Blender” writes an interesting review of “Tell Me Something Good.” Photo shows most of the cast members from the show. See Kevin’s article for a good description of the cast: how they were chosen, and how the younger and older members blend together. The Black Rep’s “Tell […]

Soyinka’s “The Lion & The Jewel” brings total art to Edison Theatre, Washington University, St. Louis

“The Lion and the Jewel” written by Wole Soyinka, directed by Ron Himes and presented by the Washington University Performing Arts Department, opened tonightat Washington University’s Edison Theatre in St Louis, Missouri. The play continues through April 27th. The Washington University Performing Arts Department describes the dance-drama cum social satire like this:Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate […]

Soyinka’s “The Lion and The Jewel” at Washington University’s Edison Theatre St. Louis for Five April Performances

Wole Soyinka, playwright, “The Lion and the Jewel” The Lion And The Jewel opens Friday, April 18, 8:00 p.m.at Washington University: Edison Theatre St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri. “The Lion and the Jewel” by Wole Soyinka is diirected by Ron Himes and presented by the Washington University Performing Arts Department. VENUE Edison Theatre St. Louis […]

Wole Soyinka Symposia at SIU/Carbondale—Muse & Mimesis: Wole Soyinka, Africa, and the World

Wole Soyinka So here I am at the Wole Soyinka Symposia at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, about as happy as a girl can be and still remain in her skin! The brainpower in this auditorium hooked up to electrical generators could solve the world energy problems and light up every nation around the world. […]

Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins

Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins I met Carlos & Sylvia Jenkins at the Missouri History Museum evening featuring Ron Himes. Carlos and Sylvia run CJS Vision 500, LLC, a travel agency together (click for website), and must be away today on a Romantic Get-away. They have a great Love Story to share with you when they […]

Ron Himes, director & founder of St. Louis’ Black Repertory Company, at Missouri History Museum’s African-American History Series—continues exploration of need for support & recognition of African-American Cultural Institutions in this, one of America’s great black cities

What is the future of African American Arts in St. Louis? “One of the strongest purveyors of African American culture is African American theater. It’s a place where we can strongly control the images portrayed,” said Himes. Ron Himes, director & founder, St. Louis Black Repertory Company, which makes its home at the Grandell Theater […]