Euba will speak with creative writing classes and coach students who next semester will perform Soyinka’s play “Death and the King’s Horseman” under the direction of Terry Converse, professor of the WSU School of Music and Theatre Arts. Euba, who studied under Soyinka, played one of the leading roles in the playwright’s original production of “Death and the King’s Horseman” in
Soyinka, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1986, will visit
Euba’s long association with Soyinka has prompted him to publish a number of articles about Soyinka’s works. He also has directed plays by authors as varied as Euripides, Moliere, Ibsen,
Euba will be speaking about his relationship with Soyinka and his plays during an informal public lecture at 4:10 p.m. Oct. 20, in Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall. His appearance is sponsored by the WSU English Club and the Department of English. Refreshments will be served.
Additional information about Euba is available online at http://libarts.wsu.edu/english/euba.html.