Harlem, New York

A series discussing the history and current state of theatre in Harlem, New York.

Art depicting people dancing.
The Harlem Movement, RE-defined
Essay

The Harlem Movement, RE-defined

29 June 2012

Erin Washington discusses her relationship with Harlem and the cultivation of HowlRound's Harlem series.

A logo for the Hip Hop Theatre Festival.
Hip-Hop Theater Festival
Essay

Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Making Space in Harlem

29 June 2012

The mission is to bring stories by and about the hiphop generation. Now Hip-hop Theatre Festival is finished with the nomadic lifestyle and have a space to call our own.

 

Friday Phone Call # 35
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 35

J.J. El-Far of Harlem Arts Festival

28 June 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: J.J. El-Far of Harlem Arts Festival.

So Where Do Artists Work?
Essay

So Where Do Artists Work?

28 June 2012

Ezra Ezzard talks about the rich history and bright future of Harlem, and the necessity of keeping it an affordable place to make art and develop artistic voices.

A (New) Vision Grows in Harlem
Essay

A (New) Vision Grows in Harlem

Conversation with Ty Jones

28 June 2012

Actor-Producer Bridgit Antoinette Evans in conversation with Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem.

Poems for Harlem
Essay

Poems for Harlem

"my place"

27 June 2012

A poem for Harlem about living and playing there no matter when home may be. 

Harlem Lab on My Mind
Essay

Harlem Lab on My Mind

26 June 2012

After connecting the top rap albums to playwriting, it is time to look at how Harlem is theatre.

The Harlem Way...
Essay

The Harlem Way...

25 June 2012

Dominique Morriseau talks about her personal journey to Harlem, how its rich literary history  paves the way for her writing, and the need to protect it from gentrificaiton.

Headshot of Jonathan McCrory.
Who Is Occupying Harlem
Essay

Who Is Occupying Harlem

25 June 2012

Jonathan McCrory introduces the Harlem Week series with a preview of the history and organizations that make uptown Manhattan what it is.

Creating Waves
Essay

Creating Waves

TEDxHarlem 2012

30 March 2012

Erin Washington describes the innovation of thought shown by artists in TEDxHarlem and how the vitalizes her hope for the future of the community.  

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Series are collections of content curated around a specific theme. HowlRound works with curators to develop topical pieces meant to spotlight current events and happenings within the commons.