THE SABLE SERIES:The History of Black Shakespearean Actors
Directed by DATHAN B. WILLIAMSStarringJAMES EDWARD BECTONDEBRA ANN BYRDDATHAN B. WILLIAMSPeriod costumes by Gail Cooper-Hecht
Monday, February 25, 2019 | 7:00 PM
JULIA DE BURGOS PERFORING ARTS CENTER
1680 Lexington Avenue East Harlem, NYC
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This evening's special performance of poetry and song features the work of Paul Laurence Dunbar with monologues and scenes from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Anthony & Cleopatra along with spirituals and the songs of Paul Robeson. Many know the contributions of Paul Robeson and even Ira Aldridge, but do you know Henrietta Vinton Davis? - (the Celebrated Shakespearean Tragedienne who later became the right hand of Marcus Garvey).Come share, learn, and be inspired!This program is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, New York, City Council Member Bill Perkins, City Council Member Mark Levine, The New York City Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations, Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair, NY State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo & New York State Legislature, NY State Assemblywoman Inez E. Dickens, NY State Assemblyman Al Taylor, NY State Senator Brian Benjamin, NY State Senator Robert Jackson, NY State Senator Jose M. Serrano, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, CB 10 Arts & Culture Committee, Community WorksNYC, and Con Edison.
THE SABLE SERIES is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC.