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.
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.