Jump At the Sun

Jump At the Sun

As the twenties roared and the Harlem renaissance thrived, a young woman from rural Florida became the toast of literary New York. Jump at the Sun by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson chronicles the passionate life of Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Are Watching God, who went from spinning tales on the front porch of a country store, to writing prize-winning stories, novels and plays. Imbued with the rhymes and rhythms of the Jazz Age, Hurston’s story reveals a woman’s ferocious appetite for life, literature, and love.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

David Downing as Buddy/Porter/Juice/Man
Cyndi James Gossett as Lucy Ann/Maid/Sadie/Louise Thompson/Callie/Girl
Tommy Hicks as Langtson Hughes/John Hurston/Bits
Lamakhosi Kunene as Young Zora/Plum
John LaFayette as HerbertSheen
Mark Christopher Lawrence as Waiter/Photographer/Wallace Thurman/Custodian/Clerk
Loren Lester as Boas/Preacher/Lippincott/Landlord
Tina Lifford as Zora Neale Hurston
Nan Martin as Godmother
Marian Mercer as Fanny Hurst
Felton Perry as Gene/Professor/Maitre D’/Charles S. Johnson/Old Man
Esther Scott as Ms.Mimms/Gwen Bennet/Delilah/Effie/Woman

Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in November of 1994.

Additional Information

Actors

David Downing, Cyndi James Gossett, Tommy Hicks, Lamakhosi Kunene, John LaFayette, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Loren Lester, Tina Lifford, Nan Martin, Marian Mercer, Felton Perry, Esther Scott

Author

Kathleen McGhee-Anderson

Length (hh:mm:ss)

01:34:00

ISBN for CD

978 1 58081 297 9

Number of CDs

2

CD list price

$29.95

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