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The Bluest Eye

Until February 23, 2020

Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could do.

Why See The Bluest Eye?

Plays

MUST SEE Theatre

All The Way Theatre Productions present Lydia Diamond's arresting stage adaptation of  Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning literary icon Toni Morrison's beloved novel this season, directed by Bernadette Speakes. A haunting and tragic exploration of a young black girl's coming of age in the racially turbulent 1940s, The Bluest Eye is a rich and powerful account of the toll that a legacy of precision takes on a community, a family, and an innocent girl.

What is the story?

Confronting the consequences faced by those that do not meet beauty standards, especially when it comes to race and the inherent prejudice that goes with perfection and beauty ideals, The Bluest Eye follows a young African-American girl called Pecola. 

Living in Ohio in the aftermath of the Great Depression, Pecola grows up believing that she is ugly because of her dark skin and is shunned and ridiculed by many. Believing that if she had the blue eyes and light skin of her idol Shirley Temple, she is tossed amidst the violent seas of poverty, a broken home life, betrayal, and her own inferiority complex.

Tickets

$30 General Admission

Discounts for seniors, veterans, teens, and previews are available.

Group Discounts: Purchase 10 or more tickets and receive a $10 discount off each ticket. As the organizer of a group, your ticket is free! Contact thebluesteyehb20@gmail.com for more information.

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Additional Information

Dates

Previews from: 17 January 2020

Opening night: 25 January 2020

Audience

Strobe lighting

Run time

Two hours

Cast and Creative

Cast

Shantelle Carson* as Darlene
Briana Price as Claudia Macteer
ReSheda D. Terry as Freida Macteer
Rodaesha Green as Percola Breedlove
Yolanda Ross as Mama
Nicole Watts as Mrs. Breedlove
Joshua R. Lamont* as Soaphead Church
Marcus Clark-Oliver as Cholly Breedlove/Daddy
Victoria-Elizabeth Newman as Maureen Peal/White Girl
Victoria Allen as Woman 3

*Denotes member of Actor's Equity Association

Creative

Based upon the novel by Toni Morrison
Adapted by Lydia Diamond
Directed by Bernadette Speakes

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