Harlem, New York: Life in Harlem

  • National Black Theatre 2031 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10035 United States

Take a Walk & See a Play!

Join us to explore Harlem. We will start at the National Black Theatre, inviting participants to share their experiences of life in Harlem, and will finish back at the National Black Theatre. All participants in the walk will receive DISCOUNT TICKETS to the final performance of the play "Gutting" at the National Black Theatre at 7pm.

This walk is part of a new play called “Gutting,” written by Jeremy Kamps, being produced in Harlem by Company Cypher at the National Black Theatre, September 24 - October 3. “Gutting” is set three years after Hurricane Katrina and follows 14-year-old runaway Kali and the people around her who struggle to keep their homes in the Lower 9th Ward from being gutted. As part of the production and the ten-year-anniversary of the Hurricane, we are hosting various Jane Jacobs Walks in Harlem, so audiences can see the real impact of urban development and displacement, and have discussions about gentrification, displacement, and race issues that affect us here in Harlem. For more information, go to www.gutting2015.org.

Date:  Saturday, October 3, 2015

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Event Start/End: 
BEGIN & END: National Black Theatre, 2031 5th Ave, NYC 10035 (btwn 125th & 126th streets)

Host: Members of "Gutting," a new play at the National Black Theatre
guttingjanejacobswalks@gmail.com

Theme: Walking

Accessibility: This event is accessible and open to children and strollers.