In the Company of Eshu
In the Company of Eshu, written based on Wole Soyinka’s Jero plays and Aflred Jarry’s Ubu plays and directed by Esther Neff. Original music by Brian McCorkle. Additional Musicians: Nick Joseph, Theodore Robert Pixely III, Rainbow Cuntree Luvin’ and the cast. Ghanaian performer Godwin Obeng stars in a film/sequence of performances at Eugene V. Debs socialist co-operative. Much of the film is lit by candlelight, the performances featured lots of make-up, torches, and drumming. We sought to discover whether or not a wrongful leader really can be deposed via performative ritual and the answer was either 1.) No 2.) Georg Bush was not a wrongful leader or 3.) our rituals weren’t powerful enough.