Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl growing up in the 1940’s, wants nothing more than to be loved. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school. This powerful adaptation of Toni Morrison’s debut novel explores the destructive power of racism and the strength of a community attempting to embrace an era of change.
A costume rental service operated by the UC Davis Costume Shop, The Enchanted Cellar provides year-round costume rentals. The shop offers more Halloween selections than ever before and special hours for costume viewing and fittings.