Stage Pick: The Bluest Eye
Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison’s debut novel The Bluest Eye (1970) is staged as a drama this week by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance. It’s an innovative production featuring both human actors and South African-style puppets. The story revolves around a black girl who prays for blue eyes like Shirley Temple’s, and includes adult themes/situations (ages 16 and up). This week only: Thu 7pm, Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm. Through 5/19, $18.50 general, $12 students/seniors, Main Theatre in Wright Hall, UC Davis, tickets online http://arts.ucdavis.edu/event/bluest-eye and at the door 30 minutes before the show.