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Thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Vincent family, Citizen: An American Lyric will be returning for a VERY limited engagement!

Believing deeply that viewing Citizen will inspire deeper reflection and positive change, the Vincents have offered to sponsor making the production available for streaming on-demand for an additional 48 hours, in the hopes of amplifying this thought provoking work, and giving more time and space for the vital conversations that arise. New Light Theatre will continue to use this opportunity to further support the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow.

Did you miss it the first time?

Citizen: An American Lyric will be available for streaming as a video on-demand offering anytime November 6th or 7th. Tickets start at only $10, and the show runs just under an hour. We encourage you to mark your calendars, grab your ticket by clicking the link above, and carve 60 minutes out of your weekend to spend with these remarkable citizens.

Did you already watch Citizen last week?

Thank you! We hope the production was a thought provoking and meaningful experience. If so, help us spread the word to those who you think may appreciate a second chance to catch Citizen before it's gone for good!

Directed by Lindsay Smiling, Citizen: An American Lyric flows through portraits of everyday microaggressions and institutional racism in an unapologetic, poetic expression of living while Black in America.

Watch the trailer below:

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New Light Theatre’s mission is to use each production to raise awareness and support for thematically connected charitable organizations that bring light to the darkness of the world. In accordance with this mission, Citizen: An American Lyric partners with the Delaware Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow, a local nonprofit organization that creates initiatives to define, educate, advocate and coordinate solutions for racial discrimination and institutional policies and systems to create a society where all members of the community have a fair and equal chance at success and quality of life. To find out more about their mission, please visit:


Thank you to our corporate sponsors, without whom this production would not be possible!

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This project is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on