Bukunmi Shodipo, Irura Nyiha , and Jean Billa in "Nkrumah's Last Day," 2022
Nkrumah's Last Day is an original play written and directed by Kwesi Afrifa '24, an Urban Science and Planning with Computer Science major. Revolution and redemption collide in this depiction of a fateful night in the nascent Ghanaian Republic. Nkrumah's Last Day explores the man's controversial--and charged-- regime through the eyes of the people who experienced its bitter end. Produced by the Black Theater Guild, the play was presented as a semi-staged performance on February 19, 2022 and had over 60 members of the MIT and Greater Boston communities in attendance.