THE CLASSICAL THEATRE OF HARLEM (CTH) ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTION OF TWELFTH NIGHT

Shakespeare’s classic gets an “Afrofuturistic” makeover with free performances at Marcus Garvey Park New York, NY, [May 2, 2022] – The Classical Theatre of Harlem, (Producing Artistic Director, Ty Jones) a professional theater company that has brought audiences Black artistic excellence for over two decades, announced today it will present Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at Marcus…

CLASSICAL THEATRE OF HARLEM, VENUS RADIO THEATER, BROADWAY PODCAST NETWORK, AND PLAYBILL ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE RELEASE OF ICONS: HARLEM RENAISSANCE IN MOTION

Unheard, unseen voices of this pivotal moment in American history will be brought to life through half-hour radio dramas written by playwrights of color. The podcast will be available starting February 7th on Playbill and exclusively from the Broadway Podcast Network wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts. Find it now at BPN.FM/Icons The Classical…

The Classical Theatre of Harlem to Receive $150,000.00 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan

The Classical Theatre of Harlem is pleased to announce they have been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. The Classical Theatre of Harlem is recommended to receive $150,000.00 and will use these funds to…

Live theatre roars back this summer with Classical Theatre of Harlem’s “Seize The King”

The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents the New York Premiere of SEIZE THE KING by Will Power Directed by Carl Cofield, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher Preview PerformancesJuly 6-8, 2021, at 8:00 pm (Fridays-8:30 pm)Opening NightFriday, July 9, 2021, at 8:30 pm PerformancesJuly 9 – 29, Tuesday-Sunday, at 8 p.m (Fridays at 8:30 pm)Richard Rodgers Amphitheater…

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…