“This is one of those productions that make you feel lucky to be in New York.” – The New York Times
The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s acclaimed, award-winning production of Shakespeare’s raucous comedy returns for a limited two-week engagement. Hailed as “fizzy and fun” (NY Times), CTH’s Twelfth Night abounds with hilarity, mistaken identities, dance, and the intoxicating madness of love.
The recipient of two 2022 AUDELCO awards, CTH’s celebrated mounting stars Tony Award-nominee Kara Young (The Cost of Living, Clyde), whose performance as Viola was cited as a “Best of 2022” by The New York Times. The production is directed by 2022 AUDELCO Award-winner Carl Cofield.
Join us after the show on Saturday, Feb 18 for a conversation with director Carl Cofield, associate director & choreographer Tiffany Rea-Fisher, and NYU professor André Zachery.
The cast includes Walé Adebiyi, J’Laney Allen, Mazvita Chanakira, William DeMeritt*, Carson Elrod*, Denzel Fields, Kat Files+, Israel Erron Ford, Allen Gilmore*, Dennzyl Green+, Alisa Gregory+, Brynlie Helmich+, Madelyn LaLonde+, Anthony Lalor*, Zoë Lishinsky, Cassandra Lopez*, Collin McConnell, Chivas Michael*, CB Murray, Othello Pratt, Jr.*, Christina Sajous*, Donathan Walters*, and Kara Young*.
The creative team includes director Carl Cofield, associate director & choreographer Tiffany Rea-Fisher, co- fight directors Rick Sordelet & Christian Kelly-Sordelet, scenic designer Riw Rakkulchon, costume designer Mika Eubanks, lighting designer Alan C. Edwards, composer & sound designer Frederick Kennedy, projection designer Brittany Bland, properties designer Samantha Shoffner, hair & make-up designer Earon Nealey, production stage manager Jessica Forella*, stage manager Chris Steckel*, and assistant stage manager Michael George.
Recommended for ages 10+
The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Artistic Director) is an American theater company that tells stories through the lens of the African diaspora. Established in 1999, CTH combines original adaptations, music and dance to present great classics of world literature and contemporary works that will stand the test of time. CTH also proudly provides theater-based training and live theater experiences to Harlem youth and their families through its arts education program, Project Classics. The organization incorporates other theater-related programming, including Future Classics, Playwrights Playground and Revisited Classics, to engage new audiences, invest in artistic development and give exposure to emerging creators. cthnyc.org
* denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association
+ denotes EMERGE125 company member
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NYU Skirball’s programs are made possible in part with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature; and by Howard Gilman Foundation; FACE Contemporary Theater and FUSED (French U.S. Exchange in Dance), programs of FACE Foundation in partnership with Villa Albertine; General Delegation of the Government of Flanders to the USA; Collins Building Services; Korean Cultural Center New York, Norwegian Consulate General in New York; Marta Heflin Foundation; Harkness Foundation for Dance; Mertz Gilmore Foundation; Aaron Copland Fund for Music; as well as our valued donors through memberships, commissioning, and Stage Pass Fund support.