10 Feb

Black Anthology 2023

February 10, 2023 and February 11, 2023
7:00 pm
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

Change Gon’ Come Black Anthology began in 1989 when Marcia Hayes-Harris saw the need for a creative outlet for black students on Washington University in St. Louis’s campus. She gathered a small group of students and performed works from established black authors, poets, and creative minds. Now in its 32nd year, BA is a show […]

24 Feb

The Oresteia

February 24, 2023 to March 5, 2023
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

The House of Atreus is burdened by an old curse and trapped in a cycle of retributive violence. How can justice be achieved without piling new crimes on top of old ones? Ellen McLaughlin’s gripping adaptation of the trilogy by Aeschylus explores the intimacy of violence and the centrality of actions by women in this ancient Greek story about the foundations […]

11 Mar

PAZAZZ DANCE CONCERT

March 11, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

PRESENTED BY ST. LOUIS ACADEMY OF DANCE On March 11, The Pazazz Performers showcase their 2022-2023 repertoire in our annual fundraising event.  In addition to supporting Pazazz, we are raising funds and awareness for the Pazazz Community Scholarship. The Pazazz Performing Company, in residence at St. Louis Academy of Dance, is a premier training ground […]

25 Mar

2023 MFA Student Dance Concert: No Boundaries

March 25, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

This year’s concert, “No Boundaries”, celebrates the sixth year of the MFA in Dance final project with choreography by Kendra Key and Erin Morris. The program brings to our audience an outpouring of choreographic inspirations. Each creation offers a particular perspective on contemporary topics and abstract concepts: both historic and current. These original works look at collaborative articulations that move […]

31 Mar

Carnaval 2023

March 31, 2023 to April 1, 2023
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

Stay tuned for information about this year’s 2023 Carnaval Celebration.

7 Apr

WUDance Collective: GENESIS

April 7, 2023 and April 8, 2023
8:00 pm
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

“There is an important story needing to come through each of us. We are longing to be seen, to be necessary.” — Toko-pa Turner Dance is the physical emergence of the untold stories that originate from deep within ourselves. Fueled by emotion and energy, it moves through the body and out into space to create the language from […]

20 Apr

Fucking A

April 20, 2023 to April 23, 2023
A. E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

In Fucking A, Hester Smith, the shunned local abortionist, hatches a plan to buy her jailed son’s freedom — and nothing will deter Hester from her quest. In this gritty journey of story and song, Hester’s branded letter A becomes a provocative emblem of vengeance, violence, and sacrifice. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Fucking A was inspired […]

3 May

Eubie!

May 3, 2023 to May 21, 2023
Every day
Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105 (United States)

Presented by The Black Rep Eubie! is a musical revue from the 1970s that taught Broadway audiences about Eubie Blake, a groundbreaking American musician and composer of the early 1900s. Blake helped break down racial barriers with his 1921 musical, Shuffle Along – the first Broadway musical written, directed by, and starring Black Americans. The […]