About This Show

Death and the King’s Horseman, by Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka (Nobel Prize 1986), is based on a true incident. A Yoruba King has died, and the great chief Elesin, the King’s Horseman, is expected to accompany him to the next world. A British colonial officer tries to interfere, with disastrous consequences. Directed by Ronald Weihs, choreographed by Yinka Farinde.

A collaborative production by AfriCan Theatre Ensemble and Artword Theatre.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: May 15, 2004 Final Performance: May 30, 2004

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