A DJ dance party elevating the sacred space of the dance floor kicks off the holiday season in the groove. Harlem’s own Sundae Sermon, Mobile Mondays and Ian Friday will wrap you in a sonic groove liberating your soul to fly free. Live drumming by King Salim Ajanku and a special tribute to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. Together we will Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky and Get free!
Translated and directed by Theater of War Productions’ Artistic Director Bryan Doerries and composed by Phil Woodmore, the project fuses a dramatic reading by leading actors of excerpts from Sophocles’ Greek tragedy with live choral music performed by a choir of activists, police officers, youth, and concerned citizens from Ferguson and New York City.
Back by popular demand we launch our fall season welcoming YOU, our community, to a party to kick off the season.
Jazz Then and Now is a conversation series, presented as part of the Stretch Music Residency that brings together innovative thought leaders in the field in dialogue on the history, the present and the future of jazz. Ethnomusicologist Fredara Hadley PhD. Will moderate what promises to be a rich conversation between Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and Stefon Harris (Associate Dean and Director of the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program. The conversation will be preceded by a performance by the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts Program.
Harlem Stage is honored to host world renowned Misty Copeland for a Ballet Class designed to deepen the engagement in the arts for young ballet students in the Harlem Community and collaborate with Harlem arts organizations.
Tour the Gatehouse, meet some of the artists and dance to the soulful sounds of Sundae Sermon’s DJ Stormin Norman.