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5th Annual 48HOURS IN... HARLEM
The National Black Theatre
New York, NY
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5th Annual 48HOURS IN... HARLEM
6 Playwrights. 6 Directors. 18 Actors
...giving raw impressions of 6 provocative black plays

Harlem9 presents 48HOURS IN... HARLEM a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival. This event marks the 5th 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.

48HOURS IN... HARLEM culminates in a final presentation on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This one night only performance is at 7pm at The National Black Theatre.

As this is our 5th Anniversary, a "Wings, Wine, and Watermelon" After-party is planned at The National Black Theatre.

Tickets:
EVENT ONLY: $25 online / $30 CASH ONLY @ the door
EVENT and PARTY PASS: $35 ONLINE ONLY (includes $10 After Party Admission).

*Due to space, Party Pass Tickets are pre-Sale only*

Plays being re-conceived into 10 minute plays:
TROUBLE IN MIND by Alice Childress
WHEN THE CHICKENS CAME HOME TO ROOST by Laurence Holder
POLICE BOYS by Marion McClinton,
NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY by Charles Gordone,
SPUNK by Zora Neale Hurston,
THE DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH by Rita Dove.

THE 6 PLAYWRIGHTS:  
Chisa Hutchinson
Keelay Gipson
Danielle Eliska Lyle
Jerome A. Parker
Cori Thomas*
James Anthony Tyler

THE 6 DIRECTORS:  
Kaia Calhoun
Rod Gailes OBC
Libya Pugh*
Maya Sharpe*
Niegel Smith
Cezar Williams*


THE 18 ACTORS:
Richarda Abrams*
Jelani Alladin*
Dyllon Burnside*
Roger Casey*
Lekethia Dalcoe
Sentell Harper
Cyndii Johnson*
Marjorie Johnson*
Benja Kay Thomas*
Gabriel Lawrence*
Christopher Livingston*
Beethovan Oden*
Reynaldo Piniella*
Mirirai Sithole*
Lisa Strum*
John Clarence Stewart*
Messeret Stroman*
Nikki E. Walker*

*these Actors are appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Assciation *

About Harlem9:
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

Location

The National Black Theatre (View)
2031 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10035
United States

Categories

Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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