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American Theatre and the Classical Theatre of Harlem present ICONS, co-produced with Venus Radio Theatre

This episode: Super Barretto by Nelson Diaz-Marcano, performed by Hiram Delgado, which imagines an interview with the Puerto Rican percussionist and bandleader of the 1960s. Raymundo “Ray” Barretto Pagán (April 29, 1929-Feb. 17,…

NEA Awards CTH $75,000

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is pleased to announce it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a Grants for Arts Projects award of $75,000.00.…

Changing The Face of American Theatre

The Classical Theatre of Harlem provides theatrical productions and theatre-based educational and literary programs at little or no cost to underserved communities in Harlem and beyond.


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ICONS: Harlem Renaissance in Motion

Unheard, unseen voices of this pivotal moment in American history are brought to life through half-hour radio dramas written by playwrights of color. Brought to you in partnership with Playbill, Broadway Podcast Network, and Venus Radio Theater. Hear a new episode every week.


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Single Petal of a Rose

Jazz virtuosos Jeremy Ajani Jordan and Mark Dover perform the iconic piece and speak about Duke Ellington’s genius inside the newly renovated Dorothy Maynor hall at Harlem School of the Arts.


THE MUCK  |  A Radio Play

An idyllic journalist returns to his poverty-stricken hometown of the Muck in the American South to write an article about the forgotten suicide of his childhood friend, but in his quest to honor his friend’s legacy, he discovers he’s not the only one still hurting from this tragedy.

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