The Bluest Eye


Mar 1, 2018 to Apr 1, 2018
02:00 PM until 04:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.


Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges 

On the F. Otto Haas Stage
MARCH 1 – APRIL 1, 2018 
Approximate Runtime: 1 hour and 45 minutes


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.


starting at $37


View map Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA

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