Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey
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Written and conceived by Harry Clark Original score by Avery Sharpe Performed by the Avery Sharpe Trio Production Design by Gregg Bellon Theatrical Projection Design by Daniel Foster Directed by Dan Guerrero Executive Producer Gloria Johnson Goins Inspired by the classic 1923 novel “Cane” by Jean Toomer, and works by other artists of the Harlem Renaissance. The words and thoughts of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Zora Neale Hurston, W.E.B. Du Bois and many others, became the voice of a new generation of African-American. Raisin’ Cane celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, songs, music, movement, and imagery.