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February 20-21-22 8pm

$20.00
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The Death of King Shotaway

Birth of the African Grove Theater


Ramapo Performing Arts Center

64 North Main St.

Spring Valley, N.Y. 10977

Shades Box Office - 845.675.8044


About us

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Live Provocative Theater

Now in our 20th Season, Shades Rep is dedicated to bringing inspiring New, Avant-Garde, and Classic Theater to the stage.

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Exciting New Venue

Housed at the Historic Garnerville Arts Center, with an onsite Craft Brewery, First Class Restaurant, and 

Free Parking.

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Rehearsal/Performance Space

Plan your next rehearsal or performance in large rehearsal spaces.

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Youth Theater

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Shades Rep has produced over 30 plays for the Haverstraw Youth Theater since 2002

The Classics

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Pulitzer Prized Winning plays by August Wilson,  James Baldwin and Lorraine Hansberry

Historical Dramas

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Bringing history to the stage with stories like origins of The African Grove Theater, Underground Railroad and Freedom Summer

Unique Setting

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Garnerville Arts Center is home to a community of artists in  a renovated 

pre-civil war textile factory,

The Company

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Our Repertory is comprised of a Multicultural base of talented actors from across the Tri-State Region.

Artistic Director

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Shades Rep was created by Multi-Award-Winning playwright Samuel Harps in 2002.

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Events

February 16, 2020

Origins of African Grove Theater

3:00 pm

Event Details

February 16, 2020

Origins of African Grove Theater

Scenes from The Death of King Shotaway


Sugar Hill Children's Museum

898 St. Nicholas Ave. @ 155 Street

New York, N.Y. 10032

3:00 pm

African-American History Month 2020

The Death of King Shotaway by Samuel Harps

Event Details

African-American History Month 2020

The Death of King Shotaway by Samuel Harps

Based on the true story of The African Globe Theater, established in 1821 in Lower Manhattan by playwright William Henry Brown.  It was the first theater company to stage Othello with a Black Actor in the title role.  

 

Starring: Keith Bulluck-

Dimitri Cambronne-Phil Gist

Barbara Cepeda-Drusilla Kinzonzi L'Tanya Watkins-John DeBlasio

Bruce Pearl-Anne Pearl-Richard Troiano

Patrick Birmingham-Rick Levi

Heather Roland-Blanco-Steve Allen

Salem Thaxton-Richard Clark


February 20,21,22 @ 8pm 

Ramapo Cultural Arts Center

64 N. Main St.

Spring Valley, N.Y. 10977



Fall 2020

Charles White "Stroke of Genius" a play by Samuel Harps

7:30 - 10pm

Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, N.Y.

Event Details

Fall 2020

Charles White "Stroke of Genius" a play by Samuel Harps

In Conjunction with the 

Rockland Center for the Arts (ROCA) and the Gordon Center for Black Culture and Arts.

Featuring special selected works from Edmond Gordon Collection.

7:30 - 10pm

Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, N.Y.

Contact Us

Artistic Director - Samuel Harps

For inquiries about venue availability or our upcoming events, send us a message.

shadesrep@gmail.com

Box Office - 845.675.8044

Theater/Studio - 845.271.4295

online tickets - eventcombo.com

Shades Repertory Theater, Inc.

55 W Railroad Ave, Garnerville, New York 10923, United States

OUR NON-PROFIT SPONSOR

Gordon Center for Black Culture & Arts

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