Sun, Jun 25|
VHS Performing Arts Center
Zora! Let the People Sing! (Valdosta)
The life and times of legendary writer Zora Neale Hurston take center stage in Zora! Let The People Sing! This bio-play shines the spotlight on a woman who’s now lauded as an intellectual and spiritual foremother to a generation of African-American women and writers.
Time & Location
Jun 25, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
VHS Performing Arts Center, 3101 Barack Obama Blvd, Valdosta, GA 31602, USA
About the event
Zora Neale Hurston's remarkable life is vividly portrayed in Zora! Let The People Sing! This play takes us back to Eatonville, Florida, where Zora's mother's determination to raise her daughter as a strong, independent woman is in stark contrast to the strict expectations of her Ministerial father. With her fierce intellect and determination, Zora gains admission to Howard University and quickly garners recognition and awards for her colorful stories of tall tales from home.
As she journeys to the concrete jungle of New York City, Zora's talent and creativity continue to flourish, and she becomes a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Through poetry, songs, and folktales, Zora! Let The People Sing! celebrates her indomitable spirit, highlighting her enduring legacy as an intellectual and spiritual foremother to generations of African-American women and writers around the world.
Don't miss this mesmerizing portrayal of a woman who refused to be silenced and who let her voice ring out loud and clear for all to hear. Join us on a journey of discovery and inspiration as we witness the life and times of the legendary writer Zora Neale Hurston, brought vividly to life on stage.
General Admission$39.99+$1.00 service fee