Based on the award-winning novel by Walter Dean Myers, Darius & Twig is a street-smart, suspenseful and profound story of two young men who must overcome obstacles by finding the best within themselves. Darius & Twig is a Kennedy Center World Premiere Commission.
In today’s Harlem two teens are faced with college decisions. Darius, who is writer, wants to get out of Harlem but his GPA is to low for a scolarship. Meanwhile, Twig who is a great long-distance runner only hopes for athletic success. Both have to struggle to overcome an abusive uncle and two school bullies, let alone realizing their dreams.
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