The Half God of Rainfall (2019)

Original id: 
14524
Start date: 
24 April 2019
End date: 
17 May 2019
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Creative metamorphosis
Production notes: 
Two-person play using the text of Inua Ellam's epic poem of the same name, about a Nigerian basketball player, son of Zeus and a mortal Nigerian woman. Homeric-style epic, possibly with Ovidian-style themes of immortal rape of mortals(?). Greek myth is also fused with Yoruba myth.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

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The Half God of Rainfall (2019), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/14524 <22 September 2020>