00 / 00 Wole Soyinka discusses the play "Death and the King's Horseman" BROADCAST: Oct. 11, 1979 | DURATION: 00:52:47 Synopsis Wole Soyinka discusses the play "Death and the King's Horseman." Includes passages from the play and Nigerian funeral music. Details Broadcast Date Oct. 11, 1979 Physical Format 1 sound tape reel (ca. 52.42 min.) : 10 1/2 in. Duration 52 minutes, 47 seconds Digital Format WAV Ownership The Chicago History Museum Language English Topics Literature Theater Myths, Stories, Storytelling People Actors Tags Audiotapes. Radio programs. WFMT (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.) Soyinka, Wole Theater Death and the King's Horseman Plays. Funeral processions. Nigeria. African theater African plays Death-masks Nigerian playwrights Black playwrights King's horseman King's death Death--Nigeria Oral history--Africa. Praise singer Bell ringer Audience participation Progeny Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Women's roles Showanda Juju music--Nigeria. Nigerian gods Nigerian culture European education Related Programs Bill Russo discusses his commedia dell'arte production Jul. 26, 1974 Interview with Stuart Gordon, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Richard Fire and Gary Houston Jun. 21, 1982 Discussing the Black Ensemble Theater's production of the play, "Me and Miss D.," with playwright Jackie Taylor and former dancer Tommy Gomez May. 14, 1996 Discussing the book "Say Goodbye to Sam," with the author Michael Arlen Nov. 6, 1984 Morris Philipson discusses his book "Wallpaper fox" Dec. 20, 1976 Roscoe Lee Browne, Derek Walcott and Gregory Mosher discuss the play "Pantomime"