Cain and Abel

Ellen Phethean, Fred Phethean

Research output: Non-textual formPerformance


An innovative retelling of this story of murder, brotherly betrayal and sacrifice is brought bang up to date. Two brothers involved in street gangs are driven to violence by jealousy and anger. Set within Hip-Hop culture, the sons do battle as they vie for approval and love. This imaginative mother and son team use the urban artforms of rap, street poetry, dance and graffiti to bring this tale into the 21st Century.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 29 May 2010
EventDurham Mysteries - The Sands, Durham
Duration: 29 May 2010 → …


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