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Zora Neale Hurston

Date of Death: January 28, 1960 (69)

Birth Place: Eatonville, FL, USA

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[Broadway]
1931
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RUBY Comes to Westcoast Black Theatre Beginning This Month

After two delays due to COVID-19, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will finally bring to the stage the world-premiere musical, “Ruby.”

Celebration Arts Presents ZORA & LANGSTON Written & Directed By Imani Mitchell This March

CELEBRATION ARTS presents ZORA & LANGSTON, a play written and directed by Imani Mitchell. Production running in Sacramento from March 1-17, 2024.

The New York Public Library Opens Langston Hughes Exhibit

The New York Public Library will open a new exhibit, The Ways of Langston Hughes: Griff Davis and Black Artists in the Making. The exhibit will continue until July 8.

Courtney Bryan's Visual Rhythms Premieres in Jacksonville

On March 8–9, 2024, Courtney Bryan unveils a new orchestral work, Visual Rhythms, premiering with Jacksonville Symphony and music director Courtney Lewis at Jacoby Symphony Hall.

Celebration Arts Unveils 2024 Season Featuring TOPDOG / UNDERDOG & More

Celebration Arts announces its 38th Season, Black Girl Magic, featuring iconic and original plays written and directed by Black women. The season includes 'ZORA & LANGSTON,' 'TOPDOG / UNDERDOG,' and 'MUD, RIVER, STONE.' Season passes available now.

The Association Of Performing Arts Professionals Announces UP NEXT! Artists For 2024

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) announced earlier this week the 18 artists from across the U.S. and around the globe selected by an APAP panel to pitch their new work at the annual UP NEXT!

New Federal Theatre to Present TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL Beginning Next Month

Four women writers of the Harlem Renaissance meet in 'Telling Tales Out of School' by Wesley Brown, directed by Woodie King, Jr. at Castillo Theatre/ASP. The play offers a unique perspective on the Harlem Renaissance by providing a character study of four of its most-noted female prime movers. Check out event information here!

Woodie King, Jr. Directs the World Premiere of TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL by Wesley Brown at the Castillo Theatre

Following a  work in progress of the play last May, New Federal Theatre (NFT) will present the world premiere of 'Telling Tales Out of School,' a new play by Wesley Brown. Learn more about the play and find out how to get tickets here!

PURLIE VICTORIOUS Starring Leslie Odom, Jr. Sets September Opening Night Date on Broadway

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open in September. Learn how to purchase tickets!

TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE to Continue In Cape May

From June 8 through August 10, Classic American Tales (CAT) is presenting 'Tales at the Dormer House,' formerly known as 'Tales of the Victorians' and 'Tales in the Backyard' when previously produced by East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC).  Guests are treated to lemonade and tasty treats while listening to stories by American authors like O. Henry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mark Twain.  

Classic American Tales' TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE Continue Weekly Through August 8

From June 8 through August 10, Classic American Tales (CAT) presents 'Tales at the Dormer House,' formerly known as 'Tales of the Victorians' and 'Tales in the Backyard' when previously produced by East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC).  Guests are treated to lemonade and tasty treats while listening to stories by American authors like O. Henry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mark Twain.

Classic American Tales to Present TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE This Summer

Through August 10, Classic American Tales will present 'Tales at the Dormer House,' formerly known as 'Tales of the Victorians' when previously produced by East Lynne Theater Company

Classic American Tales Presents TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE in June

Classic American Tales (CAT) presents TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE.  This new company has taken on what had been presented by East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) for 33 years under the name 'Tales of the Victorians.'

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awarded $25,000 NEA Grant

The Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has received a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help underwrite its 2024 production of “Ruby” as well as to defray the costs of community outreach activities related to the play.

Station Hope Features a Poet Laureate, a Focus on Jesse Owens, a Local Jazz Club, and More

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) presents the 10th anniversary of Station Hope on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm on the grounds of Cleveland’s first authenticated Underground Railroad site St. John’s Episcopal Church at 2600 Church Avenue. Station Hope is a jubilant community event celebrating Cleveland’s social justice heritage and exploring contemporary struggles for freedom and equity.

A HEATED DISCUSSION - REVISITED to Open at The Robey Theatre Company This Month

One year ago, The Robey Theatre Company presented a World Premiere play, A Heated Discussion, a drama that resonated powerfully with audiences. Now the company is bringing the production back to the stage. 

Review: LANGSTON IN HARLEM Celebrates Langston Hughes With Style and Heart at 54 Below

Classical Theatre of Harlem is to be congratulated for presenting this wonderful play. Langston in Harlem is a piece that absolutely deserves a second look, and this company delivered a first-rate production.

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces REFOCUS PROJECT, SEASON THREE

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the third season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. This year's series of readings will feature Asian American and Pacific Islander playwrights: Prince Gomolvilas, Velina Hasu Houston, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, and Anuvab Pal.

TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL to Open at New Federal Theatre Next Week

New Federal Theatre will present 'Telling Tales Out of School,' a new play by Wesley Brown, from May 2 to 7 as a work in progress at Castillo Theatre/ASP.

New Federal Theatre to Present TELLING TALES OUT OF SCHOOL in May

New Federal Theatre will present 'Telling Tales Out of School,' a new play by Wesley Brown, from May 2 to 7 as a work in progress at Castillo Theatre/ASP.

Zora Neale Hurston FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Zora Neale Hurston has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Zora Neale Hurston has not appeared in the West End

Zora Neale Hurston has been nominated for the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for the show Polk County.

Zora Neale Hurston has won the Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for her work on the musical "Polk County".

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

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