Hip Hop Anansi

Hip Hop Anansi
by Eisa Davis

Productions (5)
  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 4 either (6 actors possible: 1-3 f, 1-3 m)
  • Set: Flexible, with turntables providing live sound.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-592-6

Hip Hop Anansi
by Eisa Davis

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Productions (5)
  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 4 either (6 actors possible: 1-3 f, 1-3 m)
  • Set: Flexible, with turntables providing live sound.

The story of Anansi and his trickster family is put into a sleek, urban hip hop context in this modern adaptation of an Ashanti folktale. Anansi wants the Golden Fly Pie Award for Tricksterism and is not above outwitting his own children to win it. But his rhyming, break dancing, graffiti-ing children are ready to claim the prize in their own right. Who's fly? Who deserves the pie?

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Pricing Information

Min. Performance Fee* $40
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $17.99

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Play Details

The story of Anansi and his trickster family is put into a sleek, urban hip hop context in this modern adaptation of an Ashanti folktale. Anansi wants the Golden Fly Pie Award for Tricksterism and is not above outwitting his own children to win it. But his rhyming, break dancing, graffiti-ing children are ready to claim the prize in their own right. Who's fly? Who deserves the pie?

  • Comedy for young audiences
  • 50 - 60 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m, 4 either (6 actors possible: 1-3 f, 1-3 m)
  • Set: Flexible, with turntables providing live sound.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-592-6

Published Reviews

"...Conveys the excitement of a culture that has given a proud voice to young people for several generations."

Jayne Blanchard, The Washington Times

Production History

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MAR 02, 2015 - MAR 02, 2015
Success Academy Harlem Central
New York, NY United States
Success Academy Harlem Central New York, NY United States
MAR 05, 2014 - MAR 05, 2014
South Park Middle School
Corpus Christi, TX United States
South Park Middle School Corpus Christi, TX United States
JUL 26, 2013 - JUL 26, 2013
West End Community Empowerment Project Of Lexington, Inc
Lexington, KY United States
West End Community Empowerment Project Of Lexington, Inc Lexington, KY United States
JUN 24, 2011 - JUN 25, 2011
South Jackson Civic Center
Tullahoma, TN United States
South Jackson Civic Center Tullahoma, TN United States
FEB 01, 2006 - APR 30, 2006
Imagination Stage
Bethesda, MD United States
Imagination Stage Bethesda, MD United States
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FEB 01, 2006 - APR 30, 2006
Imagination Stage
Bethesda, MD United States
Imagination Stage Bethesda, MD United States