His Eye is on the Sparrow

by Larry Parr

Showing at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at May 19 08:00:00 p.m..


Born in 1896 into abject poverty, Ethel Waters overcame a spirit-breaking childhood and racial injustice to become a a Vaudeville success, legendary jazz and blues singer, Broadway pioneer, and Oscar-nominated actress. However, a reputation for being difficult and her own distrust of those who might employ her or love herlargely a response to the unspeakable horrors of Jim Crow Americacaused her to lose everything and become a recluse, until she found new strength from a most unlikely source.

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