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The Odyssey

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The Odyssey
By Homer, adapted and originally directed by Mary Zimmerman, adapted from the translation of The Odyssey by Robert Fitzgerald
February 4-March 5, previews February 2 & 3

Voyage across land and sea, through the underworld to the top of Mt Olympus. Muses and monsters introduce this epic myth of the brave and courageous Odysseus as he valiantly seeks his homeland and the arms of his wife and child.  You’re sure to recognize yourself in this sometimes comic, sometimes harrowing but always thrilling adventure.

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Cast & Crew

Odysseus Mark Chamberlin*
Athena, others Nikki Visel
Muse, Calypso, Circe, others April Wolfe
Denizen of Heaven, Helen, others Jesse Notehelfer
Zeus, others Nolan Palmer
Poseidon, others Ryan Childers
Suitor, Sailor, Hullman Josh Smyth
Suitor, Sailor, Laodamas Solomon Davis
Telemachus, others Randy Scholz
Hermes, Demodocus, others Nic Beach
Penelope, others Pam Nolte
Antinous, others Stephen Grenley
Townsperson, Arete, others Sarah Roquemore
Director Scott Nolte
Scenic Design Richard Lorig
Costume Design Sarah Burch Gordon
Lighting Design Brian Engel
Sound Design Mark Lund
Stage Manager Anne L. Hitt
Dramaturg Sonja Lowe

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes. One 15 minute intermission.

Age Recommendation

The Odyssey is recommended for ages 12 and above. An adaptation that honors the original Greek poem while adapting it to engage today’s theatre audiences, The Odyssey is appropriate for most audiences, though it contains some adult themes (war and sexual advances). As always, parents should consider their child’s comprehension and attention levels. Children under 5 are not admitted.

*Member of the Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


 

 

 


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