Tag Archives: Gertrude Jeannette

  • Hadley Players Founder Turns 100

    Dec 4, 14 by Deardra Shuler Leave a comment


    *The founder of the H.A.D.L.E.Y Players, Gertrude Jeannette, who was born November 28, 1914, celebrated her 100th birthday at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem on Sunday, November 30th where theater people, friends, press and community folks came out to honor Gertrude and remember her birthday. A playwright, actress, director and producer in her own right, […]

  • People of Note: 97 Year Old Playwright Showcases Her Play ‘This Way Forward’

    May 29, 12 by Deardra Shuler Leave a comment


    “This Way Forward” is the latest offering of The Hadley Players, a community theatre group nestled within the Harlem School of the Arts, located on 142nd Street and St Nicholas Avenue, and founded by 97-year-old Gertrude Jeannette, a denizen of the arts.  Ms. Jeannette is the playwright of “This Way Forward,” starring Colette Bryce, Maxx […]