Morningside Opera Sets Cast of VOODOO, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Metropolitan Opera singer Janinah Burnett and Joanna Marie Ford and Steven Wallace will perform the leading roles in Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater and The Harlem Chamber Players concert production of VOODOO, the long-lost and historical opera by African American composer Harry Lawrence Freeman. They will be joined by Crystal Charles, James R. Hopkins III, Barry L. Robinson, Darian Worrall, a full chorus and 30-piece orchestra.  The production is directed by Melissa Crespo and conducted by Gregory Hopkins.   Last performed in NYC in 1928, VOODOO, will play two concert performances only on June 26 and 27, 2015 at 7PM at Miller Theatre at Columbia University (2960 Broadway, at the corner of Broadway and 116th street) in Manhattan. Terrance McKnight of WQXR Radio is the evening's host. Tickets are $25 advance/$30 at the door, with discount tickets available for students and seniors at $20. They can be purchased by visiting http://voodoo.brownpapertickets.com/ or by calling 800-838-3006. (more...)

Dances For a Variable Population to Present 10027 in West Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of 10027, a celebratory and immersive project that links the residents of three distinct West Harlem communities who share a single zip code. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leslie Odom Jr., Ty Jones, WITNESS UGANDA and More at Classical Theatre of Harlem's 15th Anniversary Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Theater and Harlem luminaries converged on the Apollo Theater Soundstage on Monday to mark the 15th anniversary of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director). Hosted by actor Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton, Law & Order: SVU, Person of Interest andSmash), CTH's 15th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit Concert featured the New York premiere of songs from the eagerly anticipated off-Broadway musical Witness Ugandaby Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

New Musical THE FIRST NOEL and More Set for Classical Theatre of Harlem's 15th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) announces plans for its landmark 2015 season. The Harlem-based American theatre company will present its 15th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit Concert this spring, featuring songs from the eagerly anticipated musical Witness Uganda, winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters 2014 Richard Rodgers Production Award for Musical Theater; a free summer production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest; and the winter holiday world premiere of a new CTH-commissioned musical, The First Noel. (more...)

Harlem Shakespeare Festival to Kick Off with ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

He is a Roman general, handsome & brave. She is the Queen of Egypt, beautiful & proud. Together they will defy the power of an Emperor. Together they will destroy that which they strive to uphold. Join us as the HARLEM SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL presents Shakespeare's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA from August 28th thru September 1st, at the Waterfront Amphitheatre in Riverbank State Park. Award-winning actress & director Petronia Paley leads theTWAS Classical Actors of Color as they share the stage with classical actor Christopher Sutton as Antony & Debra Ann Byrd as Egypt's last Queen, Cleopatra. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, 7/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones), presents the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Artistic Associate Justin Emeka this summer in Harlem's Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. Performances of the free play, which runs July 13-30 (todays through Sunday) at 7:30 pm, are made possible by the Ford Foundation. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, Now thru 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones), presents the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Artistic Associate Justin Emeka this summer in Harlem's Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. Performances of the free play, which runs today, July 13-30 (on Tuesdays through Sunday) at 7:30 pm, are made possible by the Ford Foundation. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater, 7/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones), presents the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Artistic Associate Justin Emeka this summer in Harlem's Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Marcus Garvey Park. Performances of the free play, which runs July 13-30 (on Tuesdays through Sunday) at 7:30 pm, are made possible by the Ford Foundation. (more...)

Photo Flash: LeRoy Neiman Art Center's ART SPLASH 2013: LARGER THAN LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The Council of Advisors of the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center and the Arts Horizons Board of Directors welcomed guests to the Second Annual a fundraiser, Art Splash 2013, Larger Than Life at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center (LNAC) in Central Harlem. The evening featured an awards ceremony, exhibition, buffet dinner, cocktails and a silent auction celebrated the legacy of the famed artist LeRoy Neiman and his vision to provide arts education to the young children of Harlem. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile Join Forces For Harlem Jazz Shrine Fest
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011

Three esteemed Harlem cultural organizations - the Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile - have joined forces to present the first Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival May 9-15, 2011. (more...)

Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile Join Forces For Harlem Jazz Shrine Fest
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

Three esteemed Harlem cultural organizations - the Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile - have joined forces to present the first Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival May 9-15, 2011. (more...)

Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile Join Forces For Harlem Jazz Shrine Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2011

Three esteemed Harlem cultural organizations - the Apollo Theater, Harlem Stage and Jazzmobile - have joined forces to present the first Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival May 9-15, 2011. (more...)

October is National Arts and Humanities Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts, invites all Americans to celebrate October as National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM). (more...)

La MaMa & New Heritage Theatre Group presents World Premiere of LISSABON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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