Sunday, January 8, 2012

BELOVED HURSTON NOVEL MOVES FROM PAGE TO STAGE @ CENTERSTAGE!

If you have a teenage child/friend/relative who read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston in school (English class probably), then you will want to take him or her to see this dramatization of this ground-breaking novel:

Directed by Marion McClinton

WHEN: ONLY 4 WEEKS! Now through Feb 5
WHERE: Centerstage, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore
TICKETS: $15* & Up Weekdays, $20* & Up Weekends
BUY TICKETS HERE

This faithful adaptation of Hurston's beloved novel follows spirited Janie Crawford on her journey through loves and losses to a fulfillment so singular that it manages to speak for all of our dreams.

"Out of an unutterably beautiful book, a luminous play has evolved." The New York Times (1988)


Join expert panelists and Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah this January as they explore Gleam, the stage adaptation of the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston.

Wed, Jan 11, 6:15 PM: Dr. Ruthe T. Sheffey, World-renowned Authority on the Writings of Zora Neale Hurston; @ CENTERSTAGE, prior to Opening Night of Gleam

Wed, Jan 18, 6 PM: Sensual Healing: Feeling the Needs of the Community Around You;
@ Enoch Pratt Library, hosted by Urbanite

Wed, Jan 25, 6 PM: Code Switching: What's Your Linguistic Identity?;
@ Enoch Pratt Library, hosted by CENTERSTAGE