Monday, August 29, 2011
☞ SEE: Seed at The National Black Theatre
The OBIE award-winning Classical Theatre of Harlem in conjunction with Hip-Hop Theater Festival who will present the world and Off-Broadway premiere of SEED, an award-winning play written by Radha Blank and directed by Niegel Smith, at the National Black Theatre in Harlem. Previews begin Tuesday, September 6 and Opening Night is slated for Friday, September 16th. The show runs through October 9th at the Harlem theater located on 2031 Fifth Avenue, between 125th and 126th Street.
SEED explores themes of abandonment, poverty, class differences and byproducts of the crack epidemic that swept through Harlem in the 1980s and 90s. It tells the story in a vibrant and exciting style, infused with rhythm and verse integral to hip-hop culture. As a compelling new drama that examines class and cultural fault lines in one of America’s most prominent Black communities. www.SeedThePlay.com