Harlem Stage ~ 2018 Spring Performing Arts Season



Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards. Photo: Eduardo Patino. All Images courtesy of Harlem Stage

Harlem Stage announced its 2018 Spring Performing Arts Season, featuring a range of music, film, spoken word, dance, and numerous Free Performances!

Here is an exciting Spring schedule.  Check it out & get your tickets before your favorites are sold out.

Dee Dee Bridgewater

January 16  ~  Ella: A Centennial Celebration



January 27  ~  The SHED All-Stars Grammy Week Edition



February 2   ~  Repertorio Español: La Canción



February 14  ~  The Lyric of Love: An Evening of Music, Poetry, Power & Magic


Moving into March at Harlem Stage

March 6       ~   Lena Horne at 100



March 9        ~  Carnegie Hall 1960s Project



March 27      ~  Stretch Music Intensive ~ A free immersive workshop with Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his ensemble as part of the Stretch Music Residency, hosted by Manhattan School of Music.



March 27      ~  Imani Uzuri: Hush Arbor Concert



March 28     ~  Stretch Music X Film



March 29     ~  Jazz Then & Now



March 30     ~  Uptown Nights on Friday

March 31      ~  Uptown Nights on Saturday



April 4           ~  Ascension: A Lifting of Dr. MLK on 50th Anniversary



May 2           ~  E-Moves on Wednesday

May 3           ~  E-Moves on Thursday

May 4           ~  E-Moves on Friday

May 5           ~  E-Moves on Saturday



May 12          ~  Swing OUT: A DJ Dance Party



May 17           ~  Carnegie Hall: Dr. Lonnie Smith



May 21          ~  Spring Gala



A Luv Tale: Sidra Smith

June 9           ~  A Luv Tale: The Series & The Film


Highlighting what’s FREE below:

Repertorio Españols “LA CANCIÓN THE MUSICAL.”La Canción” is the humorous and refreshing story of Rafa, a young man from The Bronx with a passion for music. Rafa tells his story through an amalgam of musical genres from Rap to tropical tunes like Salsa, Merengue and Bachata.”

 The Stretch Music Intensive” is a FREE immersive workshop for all music students, lovers of music, and emerging musicians. Join Edison Award-winning and Grammy-nominated trumpeter, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah and his incredible ensemble, as part of The Stretch Music Residency with todays most creative improvisers.

On April 4, join Harlem Stage for a FREE musical, visual and movement celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King as a civil-rights leader and humanitarian, on the 50thanniversary of his assassination.

 Later in the season, NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith will present a memorable FREE jazz performance “HARLEM Stride Jazz Now.” With a career spanning over five decades, Smith stands as the preeminent Hammond B-3 organist in jazz today. He has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Whos Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry.  Presented in collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concerts.

To close out the Spring 2018 season, join Harlem Stage for a FREE screening of “A Luv Tale,” an edgy romantic comedy set in culturally rich and historic Harlem. The film examines friendship between four beautiful and cultural lesbians of color navigating their complex lives through a world of art, music, consciousness and love. This special Pride program is part film screening, part conversation and part uptown hang.

See you there!