Harlem Stage continues to build upon its already strong programming. This was very much evident in a recent performance I saw featuring Maimouna Youssef (aka MuMu Fresh.) The Grammy-nominated artist frequently performs with The Roots and has appeared twice on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert; once with August Greene (8 […]
“Olivier’s work was very honest and very human,” Simpson said. “It wasn’t so much like I was watching technique or virtuosic performance but I was actually involved in it, kind of like watching a film.”
Dreamstates is currently on a limited release tour across the United States and was shown at Harlem Stage on Friday. The film, written and directed by Anisia Uzeyman and starring both the director and Saul Williams engages the audience with it’s imagery of the United States, limited dialogue but puissant interactions between the two main characters and a deeply thoughtful soundtrack.
Harlem Stage kicked off their fall season with an incredibly welcoming open house on September 16th. Performances included spoken word, dance, jazz and even a drum circle.