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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.

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