Cast of Metamorphoses

Windward Community College presents, Metamorphoses, an award-winning, lyrical adaptation of Ovid’s masterpiece by Mary Zimmerman. The play recounts ancient Greek mythological tales for a contemporary audience. Metamorphoses is onstage at Palikū Theatre October 21–29.

Metamorphoses is one of three all-student productions Palikū and the Windward CC Theatre Department produce each year.

Cast member of Metamorphoses

Meet the characters

  • Midas covets only wealth, gains a horrific, supernatural power
  • Alcyone wanders in search of her drowned husband
  • Erysicthon offends the goddess Ceres and is driven to destruction by hunger
  • Aphrodite smites the love-scorning Myrrha with an unnatural passion
  • In Orpheus and Eurydice, a poetic meditation on memory, loss and time
  • Eros, Psyche, Phateon and his therapist, Pomona and Vertumnus, Philomen and his beloved wife—renowned gods, ineffable goddesses, playful nymphs and inimitable mortals

Metamorphoses is a post-modern staging of these timeless stories of the eternal power of love to transform.

Metamorphoses show dates and times

  • October 21–22 at 8 p.m. (Post-show talk with cast on Saturday, October 22)
  • October 23 at 4 p.m.
  • October 26 at 4:30 p.m.
  • October 27–29 at 8 p.m.


Student, senior, and military admission: $5. General admission: $10.

To Purchase Tickets: visit eTicketHawaii or call (808) 235-7310 to charge by phone. Due to adult situations and themes, this play is recommended for ages 12 and older. Running time is one hour and 25 minutes.

—By Bonnie Beatson