Trials of Brother Jero

The Trials of Brother Jero by Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka (1986 Nobel Prize for Literature) relates the story of an evangelical con man with a weakness for beautiful women as he interacts with the politicians and creditors in his life.

For a bio of Wole Soyinka and synopsis of the play (WARNING: spoiler alert), visit


Ron Himes

A.C. Smith

Velma Austin

Evann Du-Bose

Ryan Cunningham

Phillip Dixon

Matthew Galbreath

Jennifer Kelly

LaQuesba “BlaQue Pearl” Harris

Arthur Moore

The show will run Wednesday, April 9 – Sunday, April 27, 2014

Show Times:

7 pm Wednesday, April 9

7 pm Thursdays

8 pm Fridays & Saturdays, April 19 & April 26

3 pm Saturday, April 12

3 pm Sundays

Seating Chart for Emerson Performing Arts Center at Harris-Stowe State University

Show cancellations

Ticket specials

Ticket sales/Box office info

Note that The Black Rep Box Office at 4709 Delmar (63108) is open during the season Mon-Fri 10 am-3 pm.

The Emerson Performing Arts Center box office opens 2 hours before curtain time.


Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka (no credit found)

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