The Bluest Eye

Novel by Toni Morrison
By Lydia R. Diamond | Directed by Awoye Timpo

Presented by The Huntington
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
1/28/22 - 2/27/22

About

Celebrate the legacy of Pulitzer and Nobel Prizewinning author Toni Morrison’s acclaimed debut novel The Bluest Eye. Brought to life as a tremendously moving theatrical event by Boston favorite Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly, Smart People) and acclaimed director Awoye Timpo, The Bluest Eye tells the story of Pecola, a young Black girl who believes everything in her world would be made wonderful if only she had blue eyes. Enthralling, gorgeously written, and incredibly emotional, The Bluest Eye asks powerful questions concerning racism, beauty, and identity with stunning grace and subtlety.

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