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2015 FESTIVAL PARTNERS

The Harlem Shakespeare Festival is a subsidiary of Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved © 2011-2013

DEBRA ANN BYRD /TAKE WING AND SOAR PRODUCTIONS

VOZA RIVERS/ NEW HERITAGE THEATRE GROUP

in association with MY IMAGE STUDIOS THEATER

 

 

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!!

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

THE CAST

Tauriq Jenkins*

Debra Ann Byrd*

Julius Hollingsworth

 

 

 

 

 

READ THE COMPANY BIOS

WHO'S WHO >>

 

*Members of Actors Equity

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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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READ THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE PLAY

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

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

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