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Winter’s Tale, The

Alternative title
Ìtàn Ògìnìntìn
Synopsis
Video recording of the Renegade Theatre from Lagos production of The Winter’s Tale for the Globe to Globe season. Shakespeare’s characters became figures from Nigerian mythology. Leontes is cast as the thunder god, Shango and Polixenes becomes Ogun, god of iron. Directed by Olúw lé Ogúntókun and spoken in Yoruba.
Language
Yoruba
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1 May 2012

Credits

Director
Olúw lé Ogúntókun
Cast
Mark Saundersàngó (Leontes, King of Sicily)
Kehinde Bankoleya (Hermione)
Alli-Hakeem Olúwatóy nOlú lá (Perdita)
Adékúnlé Smart AdéjùmAutolycus
Adisa Moruf AdeyemiYoung Shepherd (Clown)
Amos Oluronbi OlutokinDarandaran (Old Shepherd)
Joshua Adémólá ÀlàbìF láw wó (Florizel)
Joshua Adémólá ÀlàbìMamillius
Motúnràyò OròbíyiÌgba (Time, as Chorus)
Olarotimi FakinleOgùn (Polixenes)
Olásúnkànmi AdèbàyoAdéagbo (Camillo)

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Renegade Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

History
The play was performed 24 & 25 May 2012.
Reviews
Julie Sanders: http://bloggingshakespeare.com/year-of-shakespeare-the-winters-tale (accessed 7/2012).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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