Opened 26 Jun 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Dramatic poetry readings and live jazz music celebrating the life and work of Langston Hughes, one of the earliest innovators of 'Jazz Poetry'. Referred to as 'The Negro Poet Laureate', Hughes was also a novelist, humourist, short story writer, essayist, librettist, journalist and dramatist whose work over a prolific career spanning five decades was and remains a source of uncompromisingly incisive social commentary and protest.
World Premiere. Running time: 1hr 30mins. Age 12+
Henry Travers Studio