Every now and then, a play comes along which captures the tenacity, passion, and power of the human experience. Beyond just a production prepared for the stage, these performances stir our souls, stimulate our minds, and give us a glimpse into life from another point of view. Here in Trenton, there are countless stories to be told: tales of triumph, overcoming the odds, and making a difference in our ever-changing world. And when the tales born right here in Trenton take the stage, the world can’t help but take notice.
Based on the music, influence, and brilliant minds of Trenton’s own Poor Righteous Teachers, “Ghetto Gods in Divineland” tells a stirring story of culture, community, and the fight for representation. This play was written by Richard Bradford and Anthony Martinez-Briggs, and directed under the guidance of Ozzie Jones. The cast features a stacked lineup of stellar performers, including Tasha Holmes (Gekiyla), Davon Cochran (Ameen), Carlo Campbell (Papi Shh), Craig Storrod (Ghetto God), and Alicia Thomas (Ghetto God). The Mill Hill Playhouse has been transformed into the world of Divineland, offering audiences an immersive experience from start to finish.
Based on the real-life experiences of generations of Trentonians, Divineland offer audiences a glimpse into the fight for Trenton’s future. Based on the real-life encounters of the members of Poor Righteous Teachers, this performance speaks to the lived experiences of countless residents of our community. As the residents of Divineland fight for representation and for the truth to be shared, these fearless fighters harnessed the power of technology, connection, and generational wisdom to make their way in the world. A true feast for the senses, the best way to take in the majesty of this masterpiece is to experience a performance for yourself.
If you are interested in seeing this profound production for yourself, tickets can be purchased on the Passage Theatre Company website, linked here: Tickets – Ghetto Gods in Divineland. Performances will be held Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm, as well as a Sunday matinee at 3:30pm. The show will be running now through February 25th, so be sure to snag your seats before this run concludes! Please do be aware that due to subject matter and language, this performance is recommended for audiences ages 14 and older. All performances will be held at the stunning Mill Hill Playhouse, located at 205 E Front St, Trenton, NJ 08611. If you are planning on attending, free parking is available to guests adjacent to the theater at the Artworks parking lot. Additional details regarding planning your trip can be found on the Passage Theatre Company website, linked here: Plan Your Visit – PTC.
If you have any questions or would like any assistance in securing your tickets for an upcoming performance, please contact the Passage Theater Company team at email@example.com or (609) 392-0766 and a representative will be happy to help. This dynamic trip to Divineland will be in town for one month only, and you won’t want to miss this powerful play.
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