"James Baldwin wrote Blues for Mr. Charlie in 1964, loosely basing the story on the notorious acquittal, 9 years before, of Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam for the murder of Emmett Till.
"But today, in St. Louis, the echoes of Ferguson are impossible to ignore.
"'Some of the dialogue, some of the exchanges, could be happening on any street, in any Ferguson commission, in any police board meeting,' said Ron Himes, the Henry E. Hampton Jr. Artist-in-Residence in the Performing Arts Department (PAD) in Arts & Sciences."
Dance Close Up, Sept. 4-6
A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival,
Anon(ymous), Oct. 9-12
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Nov. 14-23
Washington University Dance Theatre:
emBodied Language, Dec. 5-7
Blues for Mr. Charlie, Feb. 20-March 1
SKY SKY SKY, March 26-29
The Slaughter Project: RELEASE! April 4
Telegraph, April 16-19