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Letters From Zora

  • Weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Starting on: 05/10/2014
  • Ending on: 05/18/2014
  • 08:00PM - 10:00PM
  • $40 to $100
  • (626) 356-7529
  • Event Website


The Pasadena Playhouse

May 10 - 18, 2014

The Pasadena Playhouse Presents

The One Pearl and a Sphinx

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Starring Vanessa Bell Calloway

Written by Gabrielle Pina

Directed by Anita Dashiell-Sparks

Original Music by Ron McCurdy

Through the dramatization of personal letters, LETTERS FROM ZORA explores Hurston’s controversial views on integration, segregation and social justice showcasing a life that was filled with artistic triumphs as well as abject poverty and self-doubt. Veteran actress Vanessa Bell Calloway plays the role of Zora in this provocative multimedia production directed by Anita Dashiell-Sparks and written by novelist Gabrielle Pina. With original music composed by Ron McCurdy and archival images collected by Margie Labadie, LETTERS FROM ZORA will illuminate Hurston’s prose, her life, her distinctive array of friends and foes and her unique view of a jazz-age world.

Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling (626) 356-7529.

The Pasadena Playhouse

39 S. El Molino Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

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