Presents Phylicia Rashad, Alice Walker, Ruby Dee, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Randy Weston, Sonia Sanchez, Carl Hancock Rux and others
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the original publication and to herald its place as a seminal work in the American literary tradition, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR will present a multiplatform exploration of the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.
I, TOO, SING AMERICA: LANGSTON AND ZORA’S UN-SUNG COLLABORATION
Presented by WQXR, Hosted by Terrance McKnight
Featuring pianist, Jim Davis actor, Carl Hancock Rux and actor, Iris Williams
Friday, February 24 at 7pm
This event is SOLD OUT, watch the Live Video Webcast!
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD: A Radio Play
Starring Phylicia Rashad, Roslyn Ruff, Brandon Dirden and Leslie Uggams. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson and adapted by Arthur Yorinks
This event is SOLD OUT for both shows. Watch the Live Video Webcast on Wednesday, February 29th and Thursday, March 1st at 7:00pm.
A MUSIC AND LITERARY SALON
Join us for a Harlem Renaissance-style salon with live music, readings, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Mix and mingle and enjoy excerpts from Zora Neale Hurston’s writing, read by award-winning actor and poet, Carl Hancock Rux. Singers Toshi Reagon, Nona Hendryx, Martha Redbone, Marcelle Lashley and KimberlyNichole will perform.
Wednesday, March 14 at 6 pm
WOMEN WRITERS ON THE HORIZON with Alice Walker, Sonia Sanchez and Ruby Dee. Moderated by Zora’s niece, Lucy Anne Hurston
Wednesday, March 28 at 7pm
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JOIN THE CONVERSATION for
The 75th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston’s
THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD
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