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4th Annual 48 HOURS IN HARLEM

National Black Theatre
Harlem, NY


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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 4th 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 17, 2014. This one night only performance is at 7pm at The National Black Theatre.

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

Plays being re-conceiving into 10 min plays:
LES BLANCS by Lorraine Hansberry
BLUES FOR MR. CHARLIE by James Baldwin
FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF by Ntozake Shange
BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY by Pearl Cleage,
COLOR STRUCK by Zora Neale Hurston
BLUE by Charles Randolph Wright

The 6 playwrights:  
Lucy Judith Adong
Jesse Cameron Alick
J. Holtham
Nikkole Salter*
James Scruggs
Pia Wilson

The 6 Directors:
Carl Cofield*
marcus d. harvey*
Patricia R. Floyd
Tonya Pinkins*
Fredi Walker-Browne*
Bil Tsega Wright

The 18 Actors:
Araba Brown
Toccarra Cash*
Patrice Johnson Chevannes*
Bridgit Antoinette Evans*
Christian Felix*
Jennifer Fouche*
Anthony Gaskins*
Danny Johnson*
Ezra Knight*
Simone Leanora Mack*
Jamil A.C. Mangan*
Larry Powell*
Donnell Smith
Sally A Stewart*
Bernard J. Tarver*
Keona Welch*
Yagel Welch
C. Kelly Wright*

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
  National Black Theatre
2031 Fifth ave
Harlem, NY 10035
United States

Dates
 
Start: Sunday Aug 17, 2014 7:00 PM
End: Sunday Aug 17, 2014 10:00 PM

Prices
 
$25.00

Contact
 
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Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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