Spunk

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Frank Stasio
Spunk

Legendary American writer Zora Neale Hurston published a collection of short stories called Spunk in 1925. Today, several of these stories have come to life at the African Continuum Theatre's production of Spunk, currently at the Kennedy...

Legendary American writer Zora Neale Hurston published a collection of short stories called Spunk in 1925. Today, several of these stories have come to life at the African Continuum Theatre's production of Spunk, currently at the Kennedy Center. A look at the play's blues-driven storytelling and the life of Zora Neale Hurston.

Guests

Darryl V. Jones

director of Spunk, assistant professor of acting and directing University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Irma McClaurin

associate professor, coordinator of the Zora Neale Hurston Diaspora Studies Research Project, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida, Gainesville

Deidra LaWan Starns

actress, "Spunk"

Stephawn Stephens

actor, "Spunk"

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