Panelists: Meshell Ndegeocello,
Jocelyn Cooper, Rich Medina,
and Dr. Guthrie Ramsey
Moderated by Dr. Fredara Hadley
Postponed-New Date TBA

An extension of Harlem Stage’s popular Uptown Nights series, UPTOWN NIGHTS ROUNDTABLE: “Black Music Now,” brings together a cross-section of artists, scholars, journalists, and industry professionals to discuss topics pertinent to the state and future of black music.

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A Preview and Reception
Harlem Stage's opera, Makandal
Sunday, October 26, 7:30pm
Peter B. Lewis Theater (The Guggenheim Museum)

On October 26, the Guggenheim Museum will feature performance excerpts and music from the opera. The creative team: conceiver and writer Carl Hancock Rux, composer Yosvany Terry, visual artist Edouard Duval-Carrié and director Lars Jan will discuss their creative process, influences, and road to Makandal.

What We Do

For 30 years Harlem Stage’s unique focus has been to identify visionary artists of color and support them by commissioning, presenting and producing their vital work that responds to the social and political conditions that shape our lives. » Read More


WaterWorks, our signature commissioning program, serves as the umbrella for all Harlem Stage commissioned, produced and presented work. » Read More

The Gatehouse

The Harlem Stage Gatehouse, our award-winning home, is a very special, one-of-a-kind, 200 seat venue, where artists and audiences share an intimate experience at this historic landmark. » Read More

Dig Deeper

Harlem Stage’s Dig Deeper discussions are designed to provide audiences with the chance to interact with artists and performers, and take part in the creative process. » Read More