- An inspired collection of 12 short plays commissioned by the OBIE award winning Harlem9 in their annual 48Hours in...(TM) Harlem play festival. Written by established and emerging playwrights, the 12 plays presented in this collection are: Dennis A. Allen II's Where the Sun Don't Shine - Shaun Neblett's 5% Ring Dream - Jocelyn Bioh's Teena... With Two "E"'s - Nambi E. Kelley's A Rose Deferred - Nathan Yungerberg's Brush Strokes - Myla Francine Churchill-Barrett's Tempest Tossed - Jesse Cameron Alick's for colored boys who have considered colored girls when what was wasn't enough - Lucy Judith Adong's' Blood - J. Holtham's Shadow Of An Angel - Pia Wilson's All OK - James Scruggs' Better Than Yellow - Nikkole E. Salter's Keepers
- Presented at The National Black Theatre in Harlem, New York City, August 2013 and 2014, these plays were inspired by some of our great American storytellers including: AimE CEsaire, Lorraine Hansberry, Leslie Lee, Lynn Nottage, Joseph A. Walker, and August Wilson.
"48Hours in...(TM) Harlem makes theatrical miracles that provoke and inspire." Kent Gash (Associate Arts Professor: Academic Director/NYU - Tisch)
"48Hours in...(TM) Harlem - The right people at the right time in the right place telling the right stories." Tonya Pinkins (Film/Theater Actress and Author)
"48Hours in...(TM) Harlem is rhythm, blues, laughter and family reunion reminiscence." Dominique Morisseau (Playwright and AEA Actress)
"48Hours in...(TM) Harlem was one of the most challenging, thrilling, community-inspired theater events in New York City theater. We came together as black theater makers, we collaborated, we made and told story and we celebrated each other. No other event like it." Keith Josef Adkins (Playwright and Artistic Director of New Black Fest)
"48Hours in...(TM) Harlem is an enthralling combustion of talent, drama, and community" Robert O'Hara (Writer and Director)