Shadrack Boakye, who came to Brentwood as a refugee from Liberia, Africa, now writes and directs youth-oriented plays on Long Island with the Truth Urban Theater Group. His current play, "Viva Africa," a modern day, African-themed West Side Story, is playing at the Wyandanch Memorial High School on Oct. 13, 14 and 15. For more information visit: Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger