Two Harlem Companies Co-Produce Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’

Dutchman PosterFollowing the successful, award-winning 2013 co-production of Detroit ‘67 written by Dominique Morisseau, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) and The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) officially announce their second co-production. Continue Reading →

The World Premiere Of “LISSABON”

LISSABONKey ArtJPGLa MaMa in Association with New Heritage Theatre Group presents the World Premiere of LISSABON. Continue Reading →

The Supremes, Live at The Apollo Theatre, 1963 (video)

the supremes at the apollo theaterThe sound of a new generation

The incredible Supremes singing, “My Heart Can’t Take It No More,” live to the toughest, warmest audience in showbiz at The Apollo Theatre in the 1963 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Keith & Proctor’s Theater, Harlem, 1890′s

keith & proctors building 1800 in harlemAn incredible photograph of the Keith & Proctor’s Theater at 209 West 125th Street in Central Harlem – the image looks amazing real time. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Theatre in Harlem, 1915

Constructed in 1912-13 as a vaudeville house during one of NewYork’s theater building booms, the Hamilton Theater is located in the Hamilton Heights area of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Orient Theater, Harlem, 1915

the-oeint-and-other-theatresHarlem, and the area close to 125th street, had a large number of theaters. There were theaters that are long gone in East Harlem, theaters that have survived are now churches and theaters that are just sealed up. Continue Reading →

West End Theatre in Harlem, 1903

A horse-drawn delivery carriage advertising the West End Theatre (built-in 1902 by developer Meyer R. Bimberg known as “Bim the Button Man” who was a visionary and built the Yorkville, and the Colonial) is parked in front of the theater during 1903. Continue Reading →