2015 FESTIVAL PARTNERS

DEBRA ANN BYRD /TAKE WING AND SOAR PRODUCTIONS
VOZA RIVERS/ NEW HERITAGE THEATRE GROUP
in association with MY IMAGE STUDIOS THEATER

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Run time:

75 minutes

Venue
MY IMAGE STUDIOS THEATER
46 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
116th St. BET 5th & Lenox Avenues

Directions
No. 2 or 3 TRAIN to 116th Street
& LENOX AVENUE
M2, M7, M102 or M116 BUS to 116th Street & Lenox Avenue.

Information
212-925-2550

FESTIVAL LEAD SPONSORS

Department of Cultural Affairs
Coalition of Theatres of Color
Councilmember Inez E. Dickens
My Image Studios Harlem (MIST)
New York Academy of Medicine

FESTIVAL FRIENDS

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THE SABLE SERIES: The History of Black Shakespearean Actors

written by Debra Ann Byrd & Dathan B. Williams
directed and dramaturged by Dathan B. Williams
a concert production produced in partnership with Debra Ann Byrd /Take Wing And Soar Productions, Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theatre Group, in association with My Image Studios

THE PLAY
A special evening of poetry and song, featuring the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar with monologues and scenes from Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, RICHARD iii AND OTHELLO, along with moving spirituals, and the songs of Paul Robeson. Many know the contributions of Robeson and even Aldridge, But Do You Know Henrietta Vinton Davis (The Celebrated Shakespearean Tragedienne who later became the right hand of Marcus Garvey). Come share, learn, and be inspired!

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO
ONE SHOW ONLY!! // Monday, August 10th 7:00pm
$12.00 // Limited Seating -- Book your seats in Advance!!

MORE TO EXPLORE

THE COMPANY
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Director, Dramaturgy & Text: Dathan B. Williams
Costume Consultant: Gail Cooper-Hecht
Lighting Design: James Carter
Sound Design: David D. Wright

THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Production Stage Manager: Norman Anthony Small*
Director of Volunteer Services: LaZette McCants
Production Assistants: Joshua
Festival Ambassador: Tom Martin
Graphic Design: dabgrafix designs ltd.

FESTIVAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE
Penny Landau / MAYA Public Relations NY

AFTER AFTER PARTY
Yatenga French Bistro
2269 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd #1,
New York, NY 10030
(212) 690-0699

READ THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE PLAY

SHAKESPEARE IN SABLE by Errol Hill ... EXPLORE >>

WATCH

VIDEO // Harlem Shakespeare players discuss THE SABLE SERIES ... VIEW VIDEO >>

THE CAST

Tauriq Jenkins*
Debra Ann Byrd*
Julius Hollingsworth

READ THE COMPANY BIOS
WHO'S WHO >>

*Members of Actors Equity

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