News & Updates

The Rep Kicks Off 2021-2022 Season With World Premiere of Dreaming Zenzile, Based on the Life of Miriam Makeba 

Grammy-nominated singer Somi stars in co-production that will travel the U.S.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) will launch its electrifying 2021-22 live theatre season with the world premiere production of Dreaming Zenzile, Based on the life of Miriam Makeba, written and performed by Grammy-nominated international music sensation Somi Kakoma. The musical is the first show announced for The Rep’s 2021-2022 live theatre season.

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‘Mlima’s Tale’ Comes to Life at The Rep

International cast and crew come to St. Louis for Rep’s first in-theatre performance of 2021

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The Rep Presents Regina Taylor’s St. Louis Black Album Mixtape Dinner 

The Black Album. Mixtape Discusses Intersectionality of Blackness, Change and Identity


b>ST. LOUIS (May 4, 2021) – On Friday, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis launches a worldwide premiere of award-winning playwright and actress Regina Taylor’s The Black Album.Mixtape Dinner. Taylor leads a conversation with Black leaders from across the St. Louis region focused on arts, activism, technology and business.

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The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Returns to Live Theatre

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep) is thrilled to announce the return to in-person performances with ‘Mlima’s Tale,’ a moving, lyrical journey through the dark world of the international ivory trade from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. 

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The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis’ Managing Director To Retire

After a tenure that can only be described as extraordinary, Mark Bernstein has announced his retirement from The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep). After helming the The Rep for more than 34 years, Bernstein’s legacy cannot be overstated. Under Bernstein’s leadership, The Rep built its national reputation as a home for great art, brilliant production values and fiscal strength. During his tenure, he more than tripled the annual operating budget, developed a rigorous roster of community stakeholders and donors and led The Rep’s endowment growth from half a million dollars to nearly $10 million. His retirement will become effective on Jan. 1, 2022.

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The Rep Presents a Unique Telephone Theatrical Experience

<meta charset="utf-8" /><b id="docs-internal-guid-5aa240dc-7fff-3135-1273-f3169b62f30f">Customize your visit with Human Resources March 12 – April 11

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