Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey at Lund Auditorium

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The words and thoughts of Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. Du Bois, Countee Cullen and numerous other Harlem Renaissance visionaries gave voice to a new generation of African-Americans at the beginning of the 20th century. In Raisin' Cane, singer, dancer and actress Jasmine Guy (A Different World) sheds a light on this critical point in history. The production -- coming to Dominican University's Lund Auditorium in River Forest -- takes inspiration from the classic 1923 Jean Toomer novel Cane, as well as works by the musicians, artists, poets and actors of the cultural movement. Raisin' Cane was written and conceived by cellist-playwright Harry Clark, with an adaptation by Guy and an original musical score by Avery Sharpe. Featuring a live jazz retrospective of the era, this homage fuses together Harlem's influential songs, words, imagery and energy.

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