The splendid dinner takes place around a long gilded table, seemingly suspended in the air. At one end sits The King (Okwui Okpokwasili) in T-shirt and torn jeans, nursing a drink in a pewter cup as if parked at the end of a local bar. Joining him—perhaps in the imagination—are four concubines draped in golden robes and indulging in a kind of conversational Saturnalia. (The gabby deities are played by Jenn Dees, Cara Francis, Yuki Kawahisa, and Jason... More >>>