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Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM

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BroadwayWorld was there for the performance!

Bryant Park Picnic Performances' season of free, live performances continued on Friday, September 10 at 7pm with Classical Theatre of Harlem, featuring excerpts from two enthralling productions, A Harlem Dream and Langston In Harlem.

Check out photos below!


A Harlem Dream, written and directed by Peter Francis James, is a stirring rendition of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with vivid allusions to New York City and the Harlem Renaissance. Cast members include Michael Early (Egeus), Alisha Espinosa (Hermia), Charles Bernard Murray (Duke), Andre Pardassee(Lysander), Reynaldo Piniella (Demetrius), and Sharlee Taylor (Helena), with music performed by the Harlem Chamber Players, under the artistic direction of Liz Player.

In Langston In Harlem, the poet Langston Hughes takes us on a journey back through his life, using his own words in poetry and song to depict his struggles as a black artist and as a black man. Through music, dance, visuals, and spoken word, this theatre piece strives to capture the poet's essence. Written by Walter Marks, directed by Carl Cofield, starring Joshua Henry in the role of Langston Hughes, and featuring cast members Kahlil Daniel, Kenita R. Miller, Sarita Amani Nash, Drew Shade, LaDawn Taylor, Ashley Ware and Helen White.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

 

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Ty Jones

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Ty Jones

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Peter Francis James

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Peter Francis James

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Peter Francis James and The Harlem Chamber Players

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Sharlee Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andre Pardassee

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Reynaldo Piniella

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Michael Early and Alisha Espinosa

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andre Pardassee, Michael Early, Alisha Espinosa, Reynaldo Piniella and Sharlee Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Michael Early, Alisha Espinosa and Reynaldo Piniella

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andre Pardassee, Michael Early, Alisha Espinosa, Reynaldo Piniella and Sharlee Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Reynaldo Piniella and Sharlee Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Sharlee Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Alisha Espinosa and Charles Bernard Murray

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andre Pardassee and Alisha Espinosa

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andre Pardassee and Alisha Espinosa

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Sharlee Taylor and Alisha Espinosa

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Andrei Pierre and Alisha Espinosa

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
The Harlem Chamber Players

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Carl Cofield

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Ashley Ware

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Drew Shade

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Sarita Amani Nash

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Kahlil Daniel

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry, Drew Shade, LaDawn Taylor and Ashley Ware

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Drew Shade, LaDawn Taylor and Ashley Ware

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Kahlil Daniel, Kenita R. Miller and Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Kenita R. Miller and Helen White

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Kenita R. Miller

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry and Kenita R. Miller

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
LaDawn Taylor

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM
Joshua Henry

Photos: Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A HARLEM DREAM and LANGSTON IN HARLEM

Joshua Henry, Sarita Amani Nash, Kenita R. Miller, Helen White, Kahlil Daniel, Drew Shade, LaDawn Taylor and Ashley Ware

 


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