Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges
On the F. Otto Haas Stage
The show will be partially extended through the following week until April 8 with shows on Thursday, April 5 at 7pm, Friday, April 6 at 8pm, Saturday, April 7 at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday, April 8 at 2pm.
Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl growing up in the 1940's, wants nothing more than to be loved. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. This powerful adaptation explores the destructive power of racism and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.