The Bacchae

By Wole Soyinka

Directed by Femi Osofisan (contemporary Nigerian author and theatre artist)

Choreography by Folabo Ajayi-Soyinka (Soyinka's sister)

A stirring adaptation of Euripides' classic tale. This Nigerian revision of the Dionysian myth deals with inspiration, intoxification and a form of hysteria affecting a mass of people.

Produced by the University Theatre in the Mitchell Theatre

March 19-21 and 24-28, 1999, at 7:30 pm

Tickets $11 (UW students $8). Call (608) 262-1500 for reservations.