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7th Annual 48HOURS IN... ™HARLEM - 7PM AND 9:30PM
The National Black Theatre
New York, NY
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7th Annual 48HOURS IN... ™HARLEM - 7PM AND 9:30PM
***Tickets: $25 online / LIMITED $30 CASH ONLY @ the door***

6 Playwrights. 6 Directors. 18 Actors
...giving raw impressions of works by James Baldwin and Sonia Sanchez

Harlem9 presents the Obie Award Winning 48HOURS IN... ™ HARLEM - a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival. This event marks the 7th year of the collaborative Harlem9 bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors.  Playwrights will re-imagine short stories and poems from renown writers James Baldwin and Sonia Sanchez into 10-minute plays over the course of one weekend.  

48HOURS IN...™ HARLEM culminates in a one night only event on Sunday, August 13, 2017.
This one night only event has TWO performances at The National Black Theatre.

7pm and 9:30pm

Works being re-conceived into 10 minute plays:
James Baldwin's "Going to Meet the Man"
James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues"
James Baldwin's "Staggerlee Wonders"

Sonia Sanchez's "Dear Mama"
Sonia Sanchez's "Just Don't Never Give Up on Love"
Sonia Sanchez's "2x2"

Jordan E. Cooper
Kelley Girod
Donja R. Love
Cynthia Robinson
Stacey Rose
Bernard J. Tarver

Steve H. Broadnax III
Rodney Gilbert
Mary Hodges
Candis C. Jones
John Eric Scutchins
Monica L. Williams

Nyahale'  Allie*
Kalyne Coleman
Freddie Cosmo
Paris Crayton III
Cherry J. Davis
Jennean Farmer
Tanesha Gary*
Marcus Denard Johnson*
Wesley T. Jones*
James Arthur M.
Dexter McKinney Jr.
J.D. Mollison*
Tonye Patano*
Travis Raeburn*
Shakur Tolliver
Victoria Wallace
Renika Williams*
Sandra Fay Williams*

* 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, Bryan E. Glover, Eric 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


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


Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Other > Festivals

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


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