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6th Annual 48HOURS IN... HARLEM - 7PM AND 9:30PM
The National Black Theatre
New York, NY
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6th Annual 48HOURS IN... HARLEM - 7PM AND 9:30PM
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 14, 2016. This one night only event has TWO performances this year at The National Black Theatre.

7pm and 9:30pm

Tickets:
$25 online / $30 CASH ONLY @ the door

Plays being re-conceived into 10 minute plays:
BLACK GIRL by J. E. Franklin
CEREMONIES IN DARK OLD MEN by Lonne Elder III
GEM OF THE OCEAN by August Wilson
ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW by Don Evans
TALK by Carl Hancock Rux
THE DILEMMA OF A GHOST by Ama Ata Aidoo

THE 6 PLAYWRIGHTS:  
Angelica Cheri
Camille Darby
Nilan Johnson
Cassandra Medley  
Germano Toussaint
Korde A. Tuttle

THE 6 DIRECTORS:  
Smeralda Abel
Rhonney Greene
Charles Rice-Gonzalez
Eric Ruffin
Elizabeth Van Dyke
Logan Vaughn

THE 18 ACTORS:
C.K. Allen
Mia Y. Anderson
MaameYaa Boafo*
Phillip Gregory Burke*
Brandon Carter*
Magaly Colimon*
Jessica Frances Dukes*
Tanya Everett
Brandon Hall
Benton Greene*
Sita Johnson
Ronald Kirk
Justin Moore
J. Alphonse Nicholson*
Edward O'Blenis*
Celestine Rae*
Christina Sajous*
Joan Valentina*

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

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 > Performance
Arts > Theatre

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

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