48 HOURS IN HARLEM 2013
6 Playwrights. 6 Directors. 18 Actors
...giving raw impressions of 6 provocative black plays
Harlem9 presents 48 HOUR IN HARLEM a twist on the traditional 24- hour play festival. This event marks the 3rd year of the collaborative Harlem9, bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors to re-conceive classic plays from the African Diaspora over the course of one weekend in Harlem.
48 HOURS IN HARLEM culminates in a final presentation on Sunday, August 18, 2012. This one night only performance is at 7pm at The HSA Theater.
Plays being re-conceiving into 10 min plays:
FENCES by August Wilson
THE RIVER NIGER by Joseph A. Walker
FIRST BREEZE OF SUMMER by Leslie Lee
A RAISIN INTHE SUN by Lorraine Hansberry
CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY by Lynn Nottage
A TEMPEST by Aimé Césaire and translated into English in 1985 by Richard Miller
The 6 playwrights: Dennis Allen, Jocelyn Bioh, Myla Barrett, Nambi Kelley, Shaun Neblett and Nathan Yungerberg
The 6 Directors: Nicco Annan, Kim Brockington, Lydia Fort, Ira Sharay-Kip, Robert O'Hara, Shaun Tubbs
The 18 Actors:
Ashley Denise Robinson
Lelund Durond Thompson
Harlem9 is an arts organization comprised of various producing entities that have come together in Harlem to explore the past, present and future of black culture and celebrate the rich history of storytelling within the African diaspora. Garlia Cornelia Jones-Ly, Bryan E. Glover, E. Michael Lockley, Jonathan McCrory, and Liberation Theatre Company (Sandra A. Daley-Sharif and Spencer Scott Barros) are the producers that comprise Harlem9.
For more information, please visit www.harlem9.org
HSA Theater (View)
645 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10031
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