48Hours in...™Holy Ground
August 2 - 3, 2019
Harlem9 premiered 48Hours in...™Holy Ground, during the 2019 National Black Theatre Festival. For the first time in the festival's history, actors in attendance were given the opportunity to perform on the NBTF mainstage. 6 playwrights re-imagining six African-American theatre classics that have been previously presented at the NBTF, including: For Colored Girls . . ., Fences, Miss Evers' Boys, The Electronic Negro, The Old Settler, and To Be Young, Gifted, and Black. Over a 48-hour period, the plays were cast, rehearsed, and produced as an evening of SOLD OUT shorts.
The 6 Playwrights
The 6 Directors
Keith Arthur Bolden
The 15 Actors
NEW FOR THIS FESTIVAL: We held on site auditions for the 15 actors for 48Hours in...™Holy Ground, adding a new element of surprise to the event.
* these Actors are appearing courtesy ofActors' Equity Association*