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AWARDS

  • CTH named "1 of 8 Theatres to Watch in America" by The Drama League

  • Two 2008 Drama Desk nominations for CTH’s production of Black Nativity

  • 2008 Lucille Lortel nomination for CTH’s production of Black Nativity

  • 2007 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Body of Work.

  • Three 2006 Lucille Lortel Award nominations for CTH’s production of Funnyhouse of a Negro

  • 2006 Lucille Lortel Award for CTH’s production of Funnyhouse of a Negro

  • 2005 Drama Desk nomination Outstanding Musical Revival, Ain’t Supposed To Die A Natural Death

  • 2004 Drama Desk Award for Artistic Excellence

  • 2004 Drama Desk nomination for Best Actress, Trojan Women

  • 2004 Edwin Booth Award for Artistic Excellence (Past honorees include: Tony Kushner, Hal Prince, Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Brooklyn Academy of Music and The Royal Shakespeare Company.)

  • 2001 OBIE Award for Artistic Excellence

  • Four 2003 OBIE Awards for CTH's production of The Blacks: A Clown Show

  • Thirteen AUDELCO Awards for excellence in Black Theatre

Press

  •  “Remarkable, important and valuable theatre” - The New York Times

  • “A company to follow and relish” - The New York Times

  •  “If there is a more dauntless ensemble in New York I don't know what it is” - The New York Times

  • “The youngest, most diverse audiences in town” - New York Magazine

  • “Ever inventive” - The New Yorker

  • “One of the gutsiest and physically fearless groups around" - Time Out NY

  • “One of the most consistently intelligent and dramatically compelling companies in New York City” - NYTheatre.com

CTH Galas

2007 Classical Theatre of Harlem Gala

New York State Governor David A. Paterson - Classical Theatre of Harlem Community Service Award

André De Shields - The Ira Aldridge Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

Wendell Pierce - The Ira Aldridge Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

Melvin Van Peebles - The Rose McClendon Trailblazer Award

2006 Classical Theatre of Harlem Gala

Alfre Woodard - The Josephine Premice Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

Billie Allen - The Rose McClendon Trailblazer Award

Arthur French - The Ira Aldridge Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

Allen Gomez, VP & Corporate Giving Manager Washington Mutual Bank - Classical Theatre of Harlem Community Service Award

2005 Classical Theatre of Harlem Gala

Diahann Carroll - The Rose McClendon Trailblazer Award

Phylicia Rashad - The Josephine Premice Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

Earle Hyman - The Ira Aldridge Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre

 

 

 

The Classical Theatre of Harlem, a company that has the youngest, most diverse audiences in town, takes nontraditional casting to a new level, and is putting on rarely performed but remarkably powerful work. - New York Magazine

10 Years of CTH10th Anniversary Subscription Series

3 Shows for $90!

Three Sisters · Supreme Jealous Divine · The Great MacDaddy

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Katori HallFuture Classics Reading Series

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning by Katori Hall

Directed by Lydia Fort

October 15 at 7PM

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