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Zora Neale Hurston

 
Zora Neale Hurston Headshot
Date of Birth: January 07, 1891
Date of Death: January 28, 1960 (69)

Birth Place: Eatonville, FL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1931
Performer

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Playwright

Zora Neale Hurston Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical Gold Star
Zora Neale HurstonPolk County

Zora Neale Hurston News

Storytelling Toronto Presents SWEAT, February 18 Photo Storytelling Toronto Presents SWEAT, February 18
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2023

Acclaimed Storyteller¬†Sheila Arnold¬†(VA., US) returns to Toronto to present the world premier of¬†Sweat¬†‚Äď a ground-breaking short story by Guggenheim Fellowship Recipient Zora Neale Hurston, where 1920s feminism comes to fruition in the heart of the Harlem Renaissance. The piece is beautifully complemented with original musical composition and arrangement by Yorkville favourite and adult contemporary/soul musician¬†John Campbell.

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announces Winter-Spring Season on PBS Photo AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announces Winter-Spring Season on PBS
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2022

In addition to its broadcast and streaming premieres, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will continue its series of monthly online events, Past Forward: Conversations with American Experience, in 2023. These events feature discussions with historians, authors and journalists and explore film-inspired themes and issues each month through the lens of the present.

Roundabout Theatre Company & Pregones/PRTT's THE REFOCUS PROJECT Season Two Now Strea Photo Roundabout Theatre Company & Pregones/PRTT's THE REFOCUS PROJECT Season Two Now Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that the second season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon, is now available to stream online for free, through Sunday, October 16.

2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT C Photo 2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) has announced that the 2022 Horton Foote Prize has been awarded to Christina Anderson for her play the ripple, the wave that carried me home.

Suzan-Lori Parks, Leland Fowler, Lauren Molina & More to Star in PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE Photo Suzan-Lori Parks, Leland Fowler, Lauren Molina & More to Star in PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR World Premiere at The Public
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR, written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize winner and Public Theater Writer-in-Residence Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Bessie Award winner Niegel Smith. 

Cast Announced for the World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Photo Cast Announced for the World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by Steve Schonberg - Aug 17, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Jackson Gay, and produced in association with Goodman Theatre. 

Jobsite Theatre Announces Cast of PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Photo Jobsite Theatre Announces Cast of PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

Jobsite Theater, resident theater company at the Straz Center, is thrilled will kick off its 24th season with this hilarious comedy from the original ‚Äúwild and crazy guy,‚ÄĚ Steve Martin.

Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Photo Anastacia McCleskey Joins The Muny's THE COLOR PURPLE as Celie; Full Cast, Design and Production Teams Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 ‚Äď 9, 2022. ¬† Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).

The Philly POPS Returns To Independence Mall On July 3 With POPS ON INDEPENDENCE Photo The Philly POPS Returns To Independence Mall On July 3 With POPS ON INDEPENDENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

The Philly POPS continues its 44-year Independence Week tradition with POPS on Independence at Independence Mall on July 3, 2022, at 7 p.m.

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Final Two Readings for THE REFOCUS PROJECT, SEAS Photo Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Final Two Readings for THE REFOCUS PROJECT, SEASON TWO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the second season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. The final two readings will be The Harlem Hellfighters On A Latin Beat on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm, and El Corrido De California on Monday, June 27, 7pm.

Zora Neale Hurston Videos

VIDEO: Inside Signature Theatre's SPUNK Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Signature Theatre's SPUNK

by Stage Tube - May 9, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Spunk based on three short stories by Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God) and adapted by acclaimed writer and director George C. Wolfe (Jelly's Last Jam, Shuffle Along). The production is directed by Timothy Douglas (Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women, Disgraced). Spunk runs from April 30 through June 23 in Signature's ARK Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS in Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. Check out a sneak peek of the production below!


Zora Neale Hurston Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zora Neale Hurston been in?
Zora Neale Hurston has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Zora Neale Hurston been in?
Zora Neale Hurston has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Zora Neale Hurston been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Polk County .

What awards has Zora Neale Hurston won?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Polk County.

How many shows has Zora Neale Hurston written?
Zora Neale Hurston has written 2 shows including Fast and Furious (Bookwriter), Mule Bone (Bookwriter).