Zomo The Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth | Bethesda Magazine

Zomo The Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth

When:
February 8, 2020 – March 22, 2020 all-day
2020-02-08T00:00:00-05:00
2020-03-23T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
USA
Contact:
Imagination Stage
301-280-1660
Zomo The Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth @ Imagination Stage

By Psalmayene 24
Music by Nick “tha1da” Hernandez
Directed by Raymond O. Caldwell
Best for ages 4+

Zomo- one hip-hoppity rabbit- is taking on Washington, DC. When Zomo is dissed and dismissed by the other tricksters in town, he turns to the Sky God for more power. The Sky God sends him on an impossible quest taking him from the breakdancing fish on the DC Waterfront, to the graffiti artist cow at the National Zoo, and finally to the DJ Leopard in Adams Morgan. Will Zomo find the power he’s seeking? Or will he wise up? This high-energy hip-hop adaptation of a Nigerian folktale, originally commissioned by Imagination Stage in 2009 (Helen Hayes-Nominated Outstanding Production- Theatre for Young Audiences), puts a local spin and lots of silly humor on the global tradition of trickster tales.

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