"ADAM" To Return as Part of the 2013 Black History Month Play Festival

"ADAM" To Return as Part of the  2013 Black History Month Play Festival
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The National Black Touring Circuit, Woodie King, Jr. Producer/Director and Voza Rivers Executive Producer New Heritage Theatre Group, announced that after last years' remarkable run, to standing room only audiences, they will bring back ADAM, a dramatic, historical play set in the island of Bimini, highlighting the life and challenges of the handsome and charismatic Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Harlem's first Black Congressman and Pastor of Harlem's famed Abyssinian Baptist Church on his political journey as the Congressman representing Harlem between 1945 and 1971.

ADAM, written by Peter DeAnda, starring Timothy Simonson as Adam, and directed by Shauneille Perry will have three performances at the the Dwyer Cultural Center, as part of the 2013 Black History Month Play Festival. 

Performances of ADAM will be Friday, February 8, 7:30PM, Saturday, February 9, 7:30PM and Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 3PM at the Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, entrance on 123rd Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue.

Tickets are $20. For ticket reservations please call Ticket Central 212 279 4200. For further information call New Heritage Theatre Group 212 926 2550, www.newheritagetheatre.org.

ADAM is supported in part by: the Department of Cultural Affairs New York City, New York City Council, New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, New York City Council Member Inez E. Dickens, The New York City Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations, Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair, The New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Community Works, Community MattersNYC, and the Arlen Charitable Trust. 
 
The National Black Touring Circuit and New Heritage Theatre Group are members of the Harlem Arts Alliance and the Coalition of Theatres of Color.
 

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