Morningside Players Co.
The Audience Development Committee, (AUDELCO) awarded productions of The Old Settler and Fences as Best Revivals for 2014 and 2015 respectively. Many productions, like All My Sons, Dracula and A Month in the Country have had their runs extended. The company has added programs for teens – Page to Stage and performs outdoors at LaSalle Open Street Festivals. It receives grants from Columbia Community Service, (CCS), West Harlem Development Corp., Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, MHHC and contributions from many local supporters.
Productions include Frost/Nixon, A Month in the Country, The Country House, Fences, All My Sons, A Raisin in the Sun, The Devil’s Disciple, The Heiress, Mrs. Farnsworth, The Unexpected Guest, and numerous original works. Althea: She Went to Hell, by resident playwright John Barrow, had a successful run as part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival. TMP also was a guest company at Columbia University where it performed Wittenberg.
In recognition of excellence in Black theater within the five boroughs of the New York metropolitan area, the Audience Development Committee, (AUDELCO) named the Morningside Players standing room only and extended productions of The Old Settler and Fences as Best Revival for 2014 and 2015 respectively. The Morningside Players receive grants from Columbia Community Service, (CCS) to address the needs of underserved individuals residing in the neighborhoods surrounding the university.
The individuals that make this all possible