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MaameYaa Boafo to Star in Obie Award-winning "48 Hours in... Harlem"

Press Release from Broadway World

Harlem9 presents the Obie Award-winning "48HOURS IN... HARLEM" - a twist on the traditional 24-hour play festival. This event marks the 4th year of the collaborative Harlem9, bringing together 6 playwrights, 6 directors, and 18 actors to re-conceive classic plays from the African Diaspora over the course of one weekend in Harlem.

48HOURS IN...HARLEM culminates in a final presentation on Sunday, August 14, 2016. This one night only event has two performances this year, 7pm and 9:30pm at National Black Theatre. Participating artists' details are below. Tickets are now on sale: $25 in advance by calling 1-800-838-3006 or by visiting A LIMITED number of Cash Only Tickets will also be available at the door for $30. National Black Theatre is located at 2031 5th Avenue @125th Street.


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Earlier Event: August 13
In the New York Times