Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Merciful Father

Spread Love: Up Theater Company Presents Merciful Father

UP Theater Presents the First Play of Their 2016-17 Season The World Premiere of Merciful Father November 1st – 12th – Tuesdays – Saturdays at 8:00 pm At Fort Washington Collegiate at 181st Street Atar Hadari’s penetrating new play, Merciful Father will open UP Theater’s seventh season. The World Premiere of Merciful Father will run […]


08/06/16: Up Theater Company Presents Our Town @ The Dyckman Farmhouse

08/06/16: Up Theater Company Presents Our Town @ The Dyckman Farmhouse

UP Theater Company, in cooperation with The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Alliance, presents a staged reading of “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder. Adapted by James Bosley and directed by Jacki Goldhammer. Saturday, August 6 @ 3:00pm Dyckman Farmhouse Garden 4881 Broadway (@ 204), NY, NY 10034 UP being UP, unos pocos twists have been added–don’t worry, […]


The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Uptown Shakespeare in the Park

The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Uptown Shakespeare in the Park

The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Uptown Shakespeare in the Park Macbeth Directed by Carl Cofield, Choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher featuring Ty Jones, Roslyn Ruff, and Elisa Monte Dance Preview Performances Friday, July 8, 2016, at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, July 9, 2016, at 8 p.m. Opening Night Sunday, July 10, 2016, at 8 p.m. […]


Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents An American Drum Circle

AN AMERICAN DRUM CIRCLE May 5 – May 22 – Thursdays thru Sundays  The Tabernacle Theater (551 Fort Washington Ave.) A young woman and her Nigerian beau become entangled in a web of falsehood. God is the lure. Wealth is the bait. But it’s the family ties that bind. Get Tickets: Spread Love: The UP […]


Save The Date: 4/18/16 – The Up Theater Company Honors Martin Collins

Save The Date: 4/18/16 – The Up Theater Company Honors Martin Collins

It is Onward & UPward time again. The annual Up Theater Company fundraiser is going down April 18th at 6:30 pm at 809 Sangria Bar & grill (112 Dyckman Street). Every year the Up Theater Company picks an Uptown person to honor with the UPstanding Person of the Year Award. Last year our very own […]


Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2016

Spread Love: Dead of Winter 2016

4 Cold Sundays 7 Hot Plays January 10, 17, 24, 31 5:00 pm The Tabernacle Theater 551 Fort Washington Ave. (at 185)


First Look: Sarah Jones – Sell/Buy/Date @ New York Live Arts

First Look: Sarah Jones - Sell/Buy/Date @ New York Live Arts

Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones presents an exclusive first-look production of her latest full-length performance piece Sell/Buy/Date at New York Live Arts for 12 performances only as part of New York Live Arts’ annual Live Artery season. This dynamic multi-character, one-person play is inspired by stories of people, especially women and […]


Spread Love: The Alving Estate @ The Morris-Jumel Mansion

Spread Love: The Alving Estate @ The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The Alving Estate is an immersive, site-sympathetic theatrical experience adapted from Ibsen’s Ghosts & set in the 1950’s – where audiences are free to choose their own narrative. Brought on as prospectively employed household help, the audience is adorned with surgical masks and white cotton gloves; they are launched into the center of a story […]


7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce’s Garden

7/12/15: Up Theater Company Presents Tartuffe in Bruce's Garden

TARTUFFE in Bruce’s Garden Isham Park @ Park Terrace East Sunday, July 12th @ 5pm Bring a lawn chair to Bruce’s Garden in Isham Park as UP Theater Company presents a staged reading of Molière’s TARTUFFE Adapted by UP Artistic Director, James Bosley and directed by Laura Fois. FREE! Refreshments following in Bruce’s Garden


Epic Poetry – The Review

Epic Poetry – The Review

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Since time immemorial, the higher classes have sent those from the lower rungs of society to distant locales to wage wars for land, gold and glory. It has always been thus. For those at the top, war is a no-brainer. It is the gift that keeps on giving. War begets unity, […]


Epic Conversation – Director and Playwright Speak

Epic Conversation - Director and Playwright Speak

Director Gregory Wolfe posed a few questions to James Bosley, playwright of Epic Poetry, which opened Wednesday, April 29th at the Hebrew Tabernacle (551 Fort Washington Ave). (The words ‘muse’ or ‘archetype’ never came up. Not once.) GW: Some people, literally, “Brush up their Shakespeare” before seeing one of his plays. Should I dig out my crib-notes on Greek Mythology to […]


Onward And UPward – The Recap

Onward And UPward – The Recap

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The proverbial Uptown Love that we are always talking about was in full effect at the Onward And Upward Benefit shindig that was held at District 12 on April 20th. We as a community came together to support the wonderful work of the Up Theater Company and had a damn good […]


Spread Love: The Colored Museum @ Harlem School of the Arts

Spread Love: The Colored Museum @ Harlem School of the Arts

Welcome to The Colored Museum, where each exhibit comes to life and takes you on a journey through the Black American experience. An unforgettable cast of characters brings George C. Wolfe’s “personal exorcism” of Black cultural myths to life through the humor, pain, and shockingly brutal honesty of Wolfe’s writing. This production of the 1986 […]


Uptown Tonight: Onward & UPward! – UP Theater Company Benefit @ District 12

Uptown Tonight: Onward & UPward! - UP Theater Company Benefit @ District 12

PLEASE heed my words. You are going to want to be in attendance for the Onward & Upward benefit for the Up Theater Company tonight at District 12 (4892 Broadway). The event kicks off at 6:30 pm and will feature performances, a preview of Up Theater’s latest play, Epic Poetry, as well as an auction […]


Uptown Play Features ‘Feminist Epic Journey’ Through Post-Apocalyptic NYC | DNAinfo

Uptown Play Features 'Feminist Epic Journey' Through Post-Apocalyptic NYC | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong HUDSON HEIGHTS — Crossing the George Washington Bridge, taking the A train to 42nd Street and visiting a souvlaki shop in Astoria may sound like routine trips in the life of a New Yorker, but in the hands of one Uptown theater company, it’s the stuff of Homeric legend. The Northern Manhattan-based UP Theater Company will […]


3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN – A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

3/29/15: DREAM UPTOWN - A multi-disciplinary arts series in Washington Heights

This spring, the Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights will be the host of a new multi-disciplinary arts series featuring low-cost and free events. Dream Uptown, a project of the Fort Tryon Jewish Center (FJTC), will present live arts events between March and June 2015, produced by neighborhood volunteers and powered through collaborations with local organizations. […]


Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

Spread Love: The UP Theater Company Presents Epic Poetry

A teenage girls’ odyssey to find her father, a hero from a legendary war, takes her on a dangerous journey through the squalor of a mythic NYC. UP Theater Company Presents EPIC POETRY by James Bosley Directed by Gregory Wolfe April 29 through May 16 Wednesdays – Saturdays, 8pm The Hebrew Tabernacle – 551 Ft […]


Save The Date: 4/20/15 – The Up Theater Company Honors Our Very Own Led Black

Save The Date: 4/20/15 - The Up Theater Company Honors Our Very Own Led Black

Onward & UPward! – To benefit UP Theater Company MONDAY, APRIL 20 – 6:30 to 9:30 District 12 (4892 Broadway) That’s right folks, the good folks at the Up Theater Company are having their annual benefit shindig on Monday, April 20th at District 12 (4892 Broadway) and this year they are bestowing “The Upstanding Person […]


2/22/15: Improv Intensive with Matt Higgins

2/22/15: Improv Intensive with Matt Higgins

Get back in touch with your childlike sense of play in just one 3-hour session with Andy Kaufman Award finalist Matt Higgins. This super-supportive workshop will focus on IMAGINATION, SPONTANEITY and FUN Embrace the improv credo and just say “YES!” $40 class fee benefits UP Theater Company. Sunday, February 22 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. […]


Harlem Independent Theater launches $30K fundraising campaign|Columbia Spectator

Harlem Independent Theater launches $30K fundraising campaign|Columbia Spectator

By Sasha Zients Spectator Staff Writer The Harlem Independent Theater—an affordable movie theater, event space, and café and bar on track to open next summer—has launched a campaign to raise $30,000 by Nov. 25. The idea for HIT was conceived by Mark Blackman—an informal educator, comedian, filmmaker, and eight-year Harlem resident—and Eleanor Luken, an environmental […]


Spread Love: Sarah Jones @ The Nuyorican – Sell/Buy/Date

Spread Love: Sarah Jones @ The Nuyorican - Sell/Buy/Date

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Listen, you can thank me later but you are going to want to purchase these tickets. Tony-Award-winning playwright and performer, Sarah Jones, is previewing her latest opus, Sell/Buy/Date for a super limited run at the Nuyorican Poets Café. More than a mere preview, the show is an intimate, first look at […]


Harlem theater company boosts uptown arts scene | NY Daily News

Harlem theater company boosts uptown arts scene | NY Daily News

BY Carmen Glover | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS TALK about going off-off-off-Broadway! Theater company Mama Foundation for the Arts is trying to build up its version of the Great White Way uptown by partnering with Harlem merchants. Founder and executive director Vy Higginsen has brokered deals with neighboring businesses to provide her patrons with sizeable discounts […]


Help This Uptown Playwright Put on a Show About Recovering From Child Abuse | DNAinfo

Help This Uptown Playwright Put on a Show About Recovering From Child Abuse | DNAinfo

By Lindsay Armstrong WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — An uptown actor and playwright is raising money to produce his first show, which is set entirely on the George Washington Bridge and deals with issues of child molestation and suicide. Reza Salazar, 29, created an Indiegogo campaign to raise $3,500 to help him produce “Incognito,” one of 41 […]


‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

‘Romeo N Juliet,’ From the Classical Theatre of Harlem | NY Times

By ALEXIS SOLOSKI Hip-hop music from the nearby baseball diamond wafts into Verona. A stray tabby and a cloud of fireflies crowd its lanes. At “Romeo N Juliet,” a free performance staged in an amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park by the Classical Theater of Harlem, the distractions of an uptown summer evening compete with a […]

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