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march, 2020

08mar3:00 pm9:00 pmEvent OverFeatured(I)sland T(rap); The Epic Remixology of The Oydssey


Black Ulysses awakens on an exotic island where he seeks refuge from a society rife with gun violence and oppression. Loosely inspired by Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book, Joseph Campbell’s Hero Mythology, Romaire Bearden’s Black Odyssey and Harlem Renaissance art, this one-person hip-hop mashup of lyrical poetry and live music comments on the Black experience in America. This tour-de-force update on Homer’s epic tale dives into the healing power of community through fantasy, myth, creativity and escape.
Armed with beatboxing, ukulele, spoken word poetry, and fantastical animals. (I)sland T(rap) is an Afro-adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey remixed. Recently featured and receiving top honors in Scotland, New Zealand, The Kennedy Center, and Off Broadway at TheatreRow in N.Y. (BEST ONE MAN SHOW)
A hip-hop riff about Black Ulysses on an Odyssey of self-discovery and a powerful exploration of a young artist of color navigating the turbulent waters of contemporary American culture while trying to find his authentic voice. (I)sland T(rap) has lyrical poetry, live music, and commentary on Black experience in America, this tour-de-force charts a soul journey on an exotic island where Black Ulysses discovers his place in a society full of gun violence and oppression.

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(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST


The Barbershop Theatre

4003 Indiana Avenue


3PM Showtime Ticket

(I)sland T(rap); The Epic Remixology of The Oydssey Matinee Show - 3PM Showtime

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