Apr 25 2019 – May 17 2019
Modupe, cursed with extraordinary beauty, draws the unwanted attention of the Greek and Yoruba gods.
Her son Demi, half Nigerian-mortal, half Olympian child, is bestowed with powers; one of them manifests in the game of basketball. When he unknowingly sparks Zeus’ wrath, Modupe tries to protect him from the capricious whims of the gods. Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre; An Evening With An Immigrant) writes this contemporary saga that weaves poetry with storytelling in a majestic, chaotic journey across mythologies that transports us from a tiny village in Southern Nigeria to the further reaches of our galaxy and beyond.
KILN THEATRE 269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR, United Kingdom
I Love Black Theatre 2019