Book-It Repertory Theatre

The Great Depression in the Jim Crow South

Most of us have heard stories about the Great Depression from parents and grandparents who grew up during that troubled time in our nation’s history. But what we may not know is that the Great Depression, which seems like such a great equalizer, affected different communities in very different ways. In segregated, Southern black communities […]

The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

The following post was written by Treasure Island Assistant Director and Dramaturg Rebecca Fredrickson. Robert Louis Stevenson (henceforward referred to as RLS) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He declared that he would be a writer at age 6, before he was even able to perform the act of writing. However, his father’s […]