September 25, 2016

Repertory tackles themes of race, peace activism in spring season

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Spring Production Schedule

 

Disgraced / Feb. 10- March 6

The production of Disgraced continues The Rep’s artistic relationship with playwright Ayad Akhtar. The 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, directed by Seth Gordon, is about a successful corporate lawyer, Amir Kapoor, who is Pakistani born but long ago distanced himself from his roots to embrace life as a New York citizen. His world begins to fall apart when a turn of events causes him to questions his own beliefs.

Disgraced will run at the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center Feb. 10- March 6 with shows , Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday matinee at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m

Join the cast and director for 20-minute post-performance discussions after the following dates: Feb. 17-18, 25, and March 2. Tickets start at $17.50/adult.

Molly’s Hammer / March 9-27

Based on the book Hammer of Justice by Liane Ellison Norman, Molly’s Hammer takes place in the 1980s. Based on true events of the Plowshares Eight, a group of peace activists, Molly’s Hammer is about one woman’s fixed beliefs and her family’s attempts to protect her from shame. Molly Rush is a Pittsburg housewife and a mother of six who had to make a sacrifice to save the world and protect her family.

Molly’s Hammer is performed in the Emerson Studio Theatre at the Loretto-Hilton Center from March 9-27 with shows Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday matinee at 4 p.m and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Preview night on March 9-10, tickets are $42/adult. Matinees on Saturday and Sunday start at $65/adult. Weeknight performances $50/adult.

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing / March 16- April 10

While Jackie Robinson had broken the color barrier in 1947, Satchel Paige and his Negro League All-Stars were lobbying against their white peers in the Majors. The play follows the players as they work to find a place in the world.

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing is performed on the Browning Mainstage at the Loretto-Hilton Center with shows Wednesday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday matinee at 4 p.m and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Join the cast and director for 20-minute post-performance discussions after the following dates: March 23-24, 31 and April 6.
Full-time students with proper I.D. and senior citizens (65 and older) may purchase tickets 10 minutes prior to curtain.  These tickets are limited in availability. The prices are $10 for students and $15 for seniors. The limit is one discounted ticket per I.D. Tickets may be picked up at The Repertory Box Office by calling (314) 968-4925 or visiting repstl.org.

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