Darius & Twig Shea's Buffalo
Feb 13 Tue, 10:30 am
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For more information contact Shea’s Education Coordinator, Holly Grant at hgrant@sheas.org.

Can two friends break away from the city to live their dreams?
On Harlem’s 145th Street, teenage best friends Darius and Twig dream of a world beyond the confines of their daily lives. Darius is a writer, whose latest story might be published in a magazine-if only he can keep his alter ego, a fierce falcon, in check. And Twig is a runner, whose speed and endurance might bring him a scholarship-if only he can impress college scouts at an upcoming meet. But with Darius’s mother barely scraping by, pressure from Twig’s uncle to give up racing, and bullies Midnight and Tall Boy constantly on their case, these true-blue allies may not truly be free to use their gifts.

Time

Doors open an hour before the show

Time

Duration

1 hour with no intermission

Question

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Based on the award-winning novel by Walter Dean Myers, this captivating tale about the power of friendship takes the late author’s “unerring eye for what’s real and meaningful in life” (Newsday) to depict visceral scenes of inner-city struggle with sensitivity and wit. Street-smart and suspenseful, playful and profound, Darius & Twig is ultimately the story of two young men who must overcome obstacles by finding the best within themselves.

Please note: Play’s subject matter is intended for older audiences and the play includes choreographed stage violence and prop guns.

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