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Anansi at the Varner Recital Hall in Rochester

Event Date/Time

May 17, 2013 to May 19, 2013
10:00 am until 2:00 pm


Anansi at the Varner Recital Hall in Rochester

This family-friendly show of colorful costumes and scenic elements, as well as African instruments and storytelling, is a new production written by Oakland University professors Kerro Knox and Mark Stone. Anansi the Spider is a trickster, and the most popular character in West African folklore. This play is an adaption of Anansi stories gathered from many African cultures and integrates music and dance from Ghana. Show times are as follows:

  • Friday: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Saturday: 2 and 7 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 p.m.

Cost $10/general, $6/students and children, $6/all seats for 10 a.m. show

Varner Recital Hall, Oakland University
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI
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Additional Info
SponsorDepartment of Music, Theatre & Dance
Contact nameKendra Barnett

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