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FESTIVAL SHOWS

2013 INAUGURAL FESTIVAL SEASON

 

ANTONY & CLEOPATRA

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Petronia Paley

Waterfront Amphitheater at Riverbank State Park

August 27 – September 1, 2013

 

CORIOLANUS: The African Warrior

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Jeffery V. Thompson

Poet’s Den Theater

October 31 - November 10, 2013

 

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM

Shakespeare Behind Bars

Ray Finnes CORIOLANUS

Romeo & Juliet In Harlem

film festival curated by Tony Howard

presented in partnership with the East Harlem Film Festival, New Heritage Films/Harlemwood Film Festival & the Royal Shakespeare Company

October 19 - October 25, 2013

 

OTHELLO: The Moor of Venice

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Lisa Wolpe

City College Center for the Arts

December 15, 2013

 

 

 

2014 FESTIVAL SEASON

 

THE SABLE SERIES: The History

of Black Shakespearean Actors

Written by Debra Ann Byrd & Dathan B. Williams

Directed by Dathan B. Williams

Hosack Hall/New York Academy of Medicine

August 11, 2014

 

FREEDOM SUMMER

Written, Produced and

Directed by Stanley Nelson

Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

August 29, 2014

 

JUST ABOUT LOVE

Written by Leah Maddrie

Directed by Dathan B. Williams

Mt. Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church

August 30, 2014

 

All-Female Concert Performance

JULIUS CAESAR

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Petronia Paley

Musical Direction by Kelvyn Bell

My Image Studios Theater

June 8, 2015

 

ShakespeareOnFilm

JULIUS CAESAR

Directed by the RSC's artistic director, Gregory Doran

My Image Studios Theater

June 22, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015 FESTIVAL SEASON

 

THE SABLE SERIES: The History

of Black Shakespearean Actors

Written by Debra Ann Byrd & Dathan B. Williams

Directed by Dathan B. Williams

My Image Studio Theatres

presented in partnership with the MIST/Harlem and CommunityWorks NYC

August 10, 2015

 

OTHELLO:The Moor of Venice

Written by William Shakespeare

Directed by Trezana Beverley

Dorothy Maynor Theater

November 6th thru 22nd, 2015

 

 

UP NEXT FROM THE FESTIVAL

ShakespeareOnFilm

Film No. 1 // OTHELLO

Starring Laurence Fishburne & Kenneth Branagh

1995 (123 mins)

Dorothy Maynor Theater

November 14th, 2015

 

ShakespeareOnFilm

Film No. 2 // OMKARA

International Bollywood Othello

2006 (155 Mins)

Dorothy Maynor Theater

November 14th, 2015

 

 

Mrs Warren's Profession

Written By George Bernard Shaw

Directed by Kevin Connell

 

Much Ado About Nothing

Written by Williams Shaespeare

Directed by Dathan B. Willams

The Harlem Shakespeare Festival is an official trademark and subsidiary of Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved © 2011-2014

Nominated for 5 AUDELCO Awards

 

 

 

 

 

Nominated for 4 AUDELCO Awards

 

 

 

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