New Strands Festival: Nike, or We Don't Need Another Hero
A.C.T. New Strands / SPACE on Ryder Farm Residency
Nike, or We Don’t Need Another Hero
by Ngozi Anyanwu
Directed by Candis C. Jones
The Rueff at The Strand Theater
In this epic story uniting Afrofuturistic myth, Greek drama, and contemporary language, New York playwright Ngozi Anyanwu crafts a bold hero’s journey with an all-Black cast. In the aftermath of a battle between the titans, Nike recovers her memory and learns that she is a god with a mighty destiny. As the fates of everyone she loves hang in the balance, can she confront her past and unleash the power she holds within?
For more information: https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/ACT-Announces-Lineup-for-Third-Annual-New-Strands-Festival-20180328