JACQUELINE THOMPSON (Maxine), is excited to return to The Black Rep! . She recently directed Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963 at COCA. and Ghost for Metro Theatre. As an actor she has performed with the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Black Rep, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Upstream , Mustard Seed , and New Jewish Theatre. In March 2018, the St. Louis Post Dispatch recognized her as one of St. Louis' most versatile performers and recognized her as one of of six women shaping the arts and entertainment in St. Louis. In 2018 she received a St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama as well as an Artist Fellowship from the Regional Arts Commission. In 2019, she receive a Saint Louis Visionary Award. She dedicates this performance to the Legendary Linda Kennedy.