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"
THE 6 PLAYWRIGHTS:
Jordan E. Cooper
Donja R. Love
Bernard J. Tarver
THE 6 DIRECTORS:
Steve H. Broadnax III
Candis C. Jones
John Eric Scutchins
Monica L. Williams
THE 18 ACTORS
Paris Crayton III
Cherry J. Davis
Marcus Denard Johnson*
Wesley T. Jones*
James Arthur M.
Dexter McKinney Jr.
Sandra Fay Williams*
* these Actors are appearing courtesy of
Actors' Equity Association*
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
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