On Friday, March 9, students enrolled in the theater and acting programs at the famed Harlem School of the Arts, under the guidance of Alfred Preisser, Artistic Director & Chair of the Theatre Department, will launch the 2018 theater season with a production of Shakespeare’s MACBETH. For two consecutive weekends on Friday and Saturdays at 7:00 PM, and on Sundays at 3:00 PM, March 9 – 18, at HSA Theatre, 649 Saint Nicholas Avenue.
Following the successful student presentations of Euripides’ MEDEA and Trojan Women, the HSA Theatre Alliance is taking an important step forward in tackling one of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies, Macbeth.
After general Macbeth, loyal to King Duncan, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become king himself, Macbeth is overcome by greed and ambition.
Cast and crew include:
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Alfred Preisser
Assistant Direction by Josiah Fluker-McInnis
Dane Clarke II
Miles Cuffie Archer
TIME – 80 MINUTES
649 Saint Nicholas Avenue
Harlem, New York 10030
Fridays, March 9 & 16 @ 7PM
Saturdays, March 10 & 17 @ 7PM
Sunday, March 11 & 18 @ 3PM
Tickets are available for purchase at Brown Paper Tickets (https://hsa-macbeth.brownpapertickets.com). Student and Senior tickets are priced at $15.00 (must have a valid ID), advance tickets are $20.00 and at the door are $25.00. A low service fee is included.
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New York City’s premier community arts institution, the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), stands uniquely apart as the sole provider of arts education in four disciplines: music, dance, theatre, art & design, all within our award-winning 37,000 square foot facility. The School’s reputation for artistic rigor and excellence attracts students of diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds from all five New York City boroughs, including Westchester County, and the tristate area, which includes Connecticut and New Jersey. HSA’s alumni and faculty are counted as being some of the most talented leaders in the arts.
For over 50-years, HSA has enriched the lives of tens of thousands of young people ages 2-18, through world-class training in the arts. HSA offers its students the freedom to find and develop the artist and citizen within themselves, in an environment that teaches discipline, stimulates creativity, builds self-confidence and adds a dimension of beauty to their lives, empowering them to become the creative thinkers and innovative leaders of tomorrow. To learn more about the Harlem School of the Arts please visit www.HSAnyc.org.