5th Annual 48 HOURS IN... HARLEM - 2015

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6 Playwrights.  6 Directors.  18 Actors
...gave raw impressions of 6 provocative black plays

Original Plays

Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress

When the Chickens Came Home to Roost  by Laurence Holder

Police Boys by Marion McClinton, 

No Place to be Somebody  by Charles Gordone, 

Spunk by Zora Neale Hurston, 

The Darker Face of the Earth by Rita Dove.

 

New 10 minute plays

Lunchtime in Heaven

Inspired by: POLICE BOYS by Marion McClinton

Playwright: Keelay Gipson
 

Grow

Inspired by: SPUNK by Zora Neale Hurston

Playwright: James Anthony Tyler
 

A Different World

Inspired by: WHEN THE CHICKENS CAME HOME TO ROOST

by Laurence Holder
Playwright:Jerome A. Parker

 

Somebody Somewhere

 

Inspired by: NO PLACE TO BE SOMEBODY by Charles Gordone

Playwright: Cori Thomas

 

The Pull of Gravity

 

Inspired by: THE DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH by Rita Dove

Playwright: Chisa Hutchinson

 

STEREO-YOOOOO. YO.

 

Inspired by: TROUBLE IN MIND by Alice Childress

Playwright: Danielle Eliska Lyle

 

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THE 6 PLAYWRIGHTS  

Chisa Hutchinson

Keelay Gipson

Danielle Eliska Lyle

Jerome A. Parker

Cori Thomas

James Anthony Tyler

THE 6 DIRECTORS 

Kaia Calhoun

Rod Gailes OBC

Libya Pugh

Maya Sharpe

Niegel Smith

Cezar Williams

* these Actors are appearing courtesy of

Actors' Equity Association 

THE 18 ACTORS 

Richarda Abrams*

Jonathan Burke*

Dyllon Burnside*

Roger Casey*

Lekethia Dalcoe

Sentell Harper

Cyndii Johnson*

Marjorie Johnson*

Gabriel Lawrence*

Christopher Livingston*

Beethovan Oden*

Reynaldo Piniella*

Mirirai Sithole*

John Clarence Stewart*

Messeret Stroman*

Lisa Strum*

Benja Kay Thomas*

Nikki E. Walker*

 

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