1st Annual "48Hours in...™Detroit" 7PM AND 9:00PM
***Tickets: $10 online ONLY ***
*$15 at the Door*
6 Playwrights. 6 Directors. 18 Actors
...giving raw impressions of poems and photographs about Detroit
The Obie Award winning Harlem9 in collaboration with Detroit Public Theatre presents the 1st annual 48HOURS IN... ™ DETROIT - a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival.
This event marks the first collaboration between the two organizations, Harlem9 and Detroit Public Theatre, supported by the Knight Arts Challenge, an initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
48HOURS IN... ™ DETROIT brings together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors. Playwrights will tell their Detroit story by re-imagining six 10-minute raw impressions of 6 poems and photos by Detroit natives and local artists and poets over the course of one weekend.
48HOURS IN...™ DETROIT culminates in a one night only event with TWO performances at Wayne State University's Department of Theater and Dance, Maggie Allesee Studio Theater
7pm and 9:00pm
THE 6 PLAYWRIGHTS:
jessica Care moore
THE 6 DIRECTORS:
John Sloan III
THE 18 ACTORS
* these Actors are appearing courtesy of
Actors' Equity Association*
Harlem9 is an arts organization comprised of various producing entities that have come together in Harlem to explore the past, present and future of black culture and celebrate the rich history of storytelling within the African diaspora. Garlia Cornelia, Bryan E. Glover, Eric Lockley, Jonathan McCrory, and Liberation Theatre Company (Sandra A. Daley-Sharif and Spencer Scott Barros) are the producers that comprise Harlem9.
About Detroit Public Theatre:
Detroit Public Theatre produces nationally recognized plays and programs with world-class writers, directors, actors, and designers in the heart of Detroits cultural district. DPT creates bold relevant work for diverse audiences that illuminates the thrills, joys and challenges of our shared humanity. Detroit Public Theatre was founded by Co-Producing Artistic Directors Courtney Burkett, Sarah Clare Corporandy, and Sarah Winkler in 2015.
For more information, please visit www.harlem9.org or www.detroitpublictheatre.org
The Maggie Allesee Studio Theater (View)
480 W. Hancock
Detroit, MI 48201
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