Poster art for CTH's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" featuring Russell Peters

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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The Classical Theatre of Harlem to Receive $1 Million Grant from the Mellon Foundation, the Largest Supporter of the Arts and Humanities

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant of $1M by the Mellon Foundation. This grant will support economic development and community-building work around CTH’s free summer production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Carl Cofield, which will transport audiences into a world of magic and…

The Classical Theatre of Harlem Announces Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Comedian Russell Peters for Summer 2024 Uptown Shakespeare in the Park 

The outdoor production, directed by multi-hyphenate Carl Cofield, will be free to the public and star comedian Russell Peters NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) is excited to announce its upcoming production, William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and invites audiences to immerse themselves in this enchanting classic, set against…

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