Continuing Urban Stages’ celebration of the Harlem Renaissance, Sheena Wright, President & CEO of the Abyssinian Development Corporation, is this year’s honorary chairperson. Ms. Wright is being honored for her dedicated work in the redevelopment of the Harlem Community. Urban Stages will also honor the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Harlem Arts
creating “The Harlem Renaissance Now.”
Attending the event will be Ty Jones (President of the Board of Directors of The Classical Theatre of Harlem, currently seen in ENRON) , Kenita Miller (2010 Drama Desk Nominee Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical for Langston in Harlem), Josh Tower (currently portraying Langston Hughes in Langston in Harlem), La Veen Naidu, (Executive Director Dance Theatre of Harlem), Virginia Johnson (Artistic Directors of Dance Theatre of Harlem), Jonelle Procope (President & CEO of The Apollo Theatre Foundation, Inc.), Pat Cruz (Executive Director of Harlem Stage), Joe Wemple (Chairmen of the Board of The Maysles Institute) and many more to be announced.
Celebrating The Harlem Renaissance Then and Now will include boat rides on the lake in
Monies raised will support Urban Stages’ extended day program at the
Tickets are $40 (LateNighter ticket for people under 40 - open bar and dancing after 9PM) - $350 (party: dinner, dancing, and entertainment). To buy tickets and receive more information call Urban Stages 212 421-1380 or visit the website www.urbanstages.org