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Carl Cofield

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Carl Cofield: Is a New York based director and actor. He directed the award winning world premiere of One Night In Miami (Huffingtion Post best of L.A. 2013, N.A.A.C.P., L.A. Drama Critics Circle and others) for Rogue Machine Theater and the Denver Center Theatre, for which, he received the Los Angeles N.A.A.C.P award for Best Director. NYC directing credits include: the 50th anniversary of Dutchman for the Classical Theatre of Harlem/National Black Theatre, Macbeth for Classical Theatre of Harlem/Dinoma Theatre, Better Than Yellow for 48 Hours In Harlem, The Seven by Will Power at the Connelly Theatre, The Tuskegee Airman Project for CUNY York College. He assisted Molly Smith in the world premiere of Camp David by Laurence Wright at Arena Stage. He also assisted Kent Gash on Langston In Harlem at Urban Stages.


As an actor, his work has been seen at The Manhattan Theater Club (Ruined), Berkeley Rep, Alliance, Arena Stage, The Shakespeare Theater, Intiman, Actors Theater of Louisville, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Milwaukee Rep, Alabama Shakespeare, The McCarter, The Acting Company, The Studio Theatre and many others.
Education: M.F.A. Columbia Carlcofield.com

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[Off-Broadway]
2009
Christian / Fortune / Soldier / Miner (Understudy)


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Classical Theatre of Harlem Unveils Full Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has revealed the full cast for its upcoming production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Carl Cofield. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Getty And The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Present MEMNON

The Getty Villa Museum and the Classical Theatre of Harlem collaborate to present MEMNON, an engaging outdoor theater production. Tickets are available starting July 1.
Getty and the Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present MEMNON World Premiere

This fall, the Getty Villa Museum and the Classical Theatre of Harlem will present the world premiere of Memnon for the 18th annual Villa Outdoor Classical Theater production. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Classical Theatre of Harlem Unveils Full Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has announced the full cast for its upcoming production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Carl Cofield.
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem to Present PERSON PLACE THING With Randy Cohen And Ty Jones

The Classical Theatre of Harlem will host PERSON PLACE THING featuring Randy Cohen and Ty Jones, exploring personal stories linked to significant places and objects. Learn how to attend!
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem To Receive $1 Million Grant From The Mellon Foundation

The Classical Theatre of Harlem receives a $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation. Learn more!
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Announces Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Classical Theatre of Harlem will present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM featuring comedian Russell Peters for the 2024 Uptown Shakespeare in the Park.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem's Annual Fundraiser Set For This Month

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has announced their annual benefit event, 'Hold ‘Em In Harlem,' commemorating 100 years of the Harlem Renaissance and 25 years of CTH, as well as its upcoming season in honor of longtime trustee, the late Andre Braugher.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present its Annual Fundraiser: Hold 'em In Harlem

For the fourth consecutive year, The Classical Theatre of Harlem, in partnership with The Renaissance Hotel Ballroom Harlem, will present their annual benefit event, 'Hold ‘Em In Harlem'.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem Celebrates 100 Years of the Harlem Renaissance and 25 Years of CTH

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has announced a special event, 'Renaissance Reborn: Reimagining the Past, Igniting the Future,' commemorating 100 years of the Harlem Renaissance and 25 years of CTH.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem Announces New Board of Director Members

The Classical Theatre of Harlem will welcome Tony nominee Kara Young, Dr. Karen Jackson Weaver, and Renée Beaumont to its board of directors. Learn more about the new members here!
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem To Receive $75,000 Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts

The Classical Theatre of Harlem has announced it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a Grants for Arts Projects award of $75,000.00.
Classical Theatre of Harlem Dedicates 2024 Season to Andre Braugher

On Monday, December 18th, 2023 The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH), hosted a night of holiday entertainment hosted by actor Ethan Hawke. The theatre's annual show was dedicated to longtime trustee Andre Braugher who sadly recently passed away. CTH will be dedicating their entire 2024 season to the actor.
National Dance Institute Appoints Tiffany Rea-Fisher as The Helen Stambler Neuberger Artist-in-Residence for the 2024 Season

Following her acclaimed choreography for the Public Theater’s summer 2023 production of The Tempest at The Delacorte Theater, the multi-talented artist Tiffany Rea-Fisher has been chosen as National Dance Institute’s (NDI) Artist-in-Residence for 2024.
Ethan Hawke to Host Brandon Victor Dixon's HERE FOR THE HOLIDAYS Concert at Ginny's Supper Club

CTH announces Ethan Hawke as host of Brandon Victor Dixon’s ‘Here for the Holidays’ concert at Red Rooster. Join CTH and Brandon Victor Dixon for an intimate holiday concert on December 18th at Ginny's Supper Club. Limited standing room tickets available.
The Classical Theatre Of Harlem Unveils 2024 Season Lineup Featuring A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & More

Get ready to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Classical Theatre of Harlem with their exciting 2024 season lineup. From the magical fairytale comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to free outdoor 'Shakespeare in the Park' performances, CTH is bringing the arts to New York City.
Photos: Broadway Toasts Release of 'I'll Drink to That!' Cocktail Book

We'd like to propose a toast! Broadway has always raised a glass to celebrate itself, both on-stage and off. I'll Drink to That!, by Laurence Maslon, is a celebration of theatrical tradition, a souvenir of magic moments on stage, and a practical guide to make one-of-a-kind craft cocktail recipes inspired by the best of Broadway. Check out photos from the release party here!
Review: THE XIXTH (THE NINETEENTH) at The Old Globe Goes For the Gold

The Old Globe Theatre is going for the gold with their World Premier  THE XIXTH (The 19th).  The show is funny, and thought-provoking, and shows that sadly, the issues of protesting systematic racism and looking for freedom and equality are still as relevant now as it was then.  THE XIXTH is playing at  The  Old Globe through April 23rd.
The Classical Theatre of Harlem's TWELFTH NIGHT Starring Kara Young is Coming to NYU Skirball

NYU Skirball will present The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s acclaimed production of Twelfth Night, winner of two 2022 AUDELCO Awards, running February 11 – 19 at NYU Skirball. 
MOBY DICK, FIELD OF MARS, and More Set For NYU Skirball Winter Season

NYU Skirball’s Winter/Spring 2023 season will open on January 12 with  the U.S. premiere of Moby Dick. Learn more about the full season here!

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