Feb 13 - Feb 24, 2019

Temple Building

By LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka
Individual Tickets: $30 | Student/OLLI: $15
Preview Performances on 2/13 and 2/14

A conversation on a subway turns vicious as Dutchman’s two passengers, a white woman and a young black man, flirt with race and rage. Amiri Baraka’s Obie-winning drama exerts an incendiary power as it dares to uncover the anger and fear buried below polite American decorum.

Director Ron Himes

You don’t know anything except what’s there for you to see.

Warning: This performance contains adult content and themes.

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Portrait of Ron Himes

Director
Ron Himes

RON HIMES, the Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep, has produced over 100 performances throughout the Company’s 33-year history. Although his St. Louis acting and directing credits are too numerous to mention, he has directed for theatres throughout the country including: For Colored Girls, for People’s Light & Theatre Company in Philadelphia; Riffs for Seven Stages in Atlanta; Spunk and Spell #7 at the Studio Theatre in Washington D.C.; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and I’m Not Rappaport at the Old Creamery Theatre in Garrison, IA; Enemy of the People at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, AK; and Flyin’ West for Delaware Theatre Company. Mr. Himes has received numerous honors and awards including an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Washington University and the University of Missouri St. Louis and the 2001 Arts & Education Council Lifetime Achievement Award.

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