CTH Adds New Board Members & Chair

Aliya Nelson; attorney with the law firm of Taylor English With nearly 20 years of experience, Nelson guides clients through a wide-range of corporate, entertainment and licensing matters. “As we embark on CTH’s growth into new media, we are thrilled to have legal talent like Ms. Nelson,” said Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director of CTH.…

Blair Underwood, Joe Morton, and More to Star in Free Online Reading of Cuttin’ Up

BY OLIVIA CLEMENT JUN 11, 2020  The virtual performance of the Charles Randolph-Wright play, streamed exclusively on Playbill, will benefit The Classical Theatre of Harlem. On June 21 an all-star performance of Cuttin’ Up, Charles Randolph-Wright’s play about the time-honored tradition of the Black barbershop, streams exclusively on Playbill.com. The reading, which will star Emmy winner Joe Morton, Blair…

2017 Internship Opportunities

Summer Internship Opportunities Description: Since its founding in 1999, CTH has presented a repertory of works ranging from traditional classical playwrights (Anton Chekhov, Euripides, and William Shakespeare), to established 20th century playwrights (August Wilson, Langston Hughes, and Jean Genet), to new plays by emerging playwrights which we believe will stand the test of time. The…

Mommy Poppins – The First Noel

“The First Noel” at the Apollo Theater Sat Dec 10, 2016 – Sun Dec 18, 2016 Repeating every days through December 18, 2016. 7:30pm The Classical Theater of Harlem returns to the Apollo Theater with this genre-crossing, Harlem-based holiday musical, which is fast becoming a hometown classic.  The First Noel follows three generations of a family affected by the tragic…

Patch.com – Harlem-based Holiday Musical Takes the Main Stage at The Apollo Theater

http://patch.com/new-york/harlem/harlem-based-holiday-musical-takes-main-stage-apollo-theatre HARLEM, NY — The Apollo Theater presents the Harlem-based holiday musical “The First Noel” as part of the theatre’s “Holidays at the Apollo” programming. The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s production features original music and reimagined classic carols, and will take over Apollo’s main stage from Dec. 10-18. “The First Noel” is a universal story…

Harlem One Stop: Classical Theatre of Harlem’s “The First Noel – A Musical” Opens the Christmas Season Uptown

https://www.harlemonestop.com/news/476/classical-theatre-of-harlems-the-first-noel-a-musical-opens-the-christmas-season-uptown After an overwhelming positive response at The Apollo last year with Harlem-based musical, The First Noel, The Classical Theatre of Harlem shines once again, but this time on the Apollo’s main stage. The First Noel tells a story of a young girl, Noel, and her family spanning three generations. It illustrates the struggles of…