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New Directional Players

New Directional Players

The New Directional Players, which first performed in 1971, is a thought-provoking theatrical company that presents a variety of works related to the Afrocentric experience. The troupe has explored original literature authored by cutting-edge playwrights as well as classics by the likes of Ntozake Shange and Langston Hughes.

The group touches on social and historical issues through stage performance. They have consistently promoted culture and understanding within the local community and beyond. Along with presenting traditional plays, the ensemble also performs poetry, dramatic monologues, one acts, musicals and adapted works.

Artist in residence, Kecha Nickson.