North Carolina Black Repertory Company: Zora Neale Hurston: A Theatrical Biography

( Thu., Aug. 4, 2022 - Sat., Aug. 6, 2022 )

Performed by New Federal Theatre

Drama Workshop Theatre, 412 Rams Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Known as the “Queen of the Harlem Renaissance,” this bioplay chronicles the remarkable life of Zora Neale Hurston, a prolific novelist, playwright and journalist of the 1920s and 30s. It captures her uninhibited and outspoken personality and includes intimate portraits of her contemporaries, Langston Hughes and Richard Wright.

Performed by:    New Federal Theatre, New York, NY
Written by:    Laurence Holder
Directed by:    Woodie King, Jr.



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National Black Theatre Festival


  • Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 8:00 PM
  • Friday, August 5, 2022 at 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 8:00 PM