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Summer Rep: THE ODYSSEY, by Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao
Thu, August 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sat, August 17, 2019
About THE ODYSSEY
THE ODYSSEY is the second of two ticketed indoor shows which support and make possible seven weekends of FREE theater in Maritime Heritage Park.
Directed by Ashley Albertson (Seussical the Musical; Marian: The True Tale of Robin Hood), THE ODYSSEY is a brand new adaptation of Homer’s epic, written especially for this festival by Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao.
This modern retelling of the second-oldest work in Western literature tells the adventures and mishaps of Greek hero Odysseus’s ten-year voyage home to his wife and son after the end of the Trojan War, with Sirens, Cyclops, cannibals, an unruly crew, and the whims of the gods all set against him.
The show features the same distinct blend of witty comedy and drama featured in iDiOM Theater’s production of BRISEIS.
Performances: Thu/Fri/Sat, August 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17
Doors at 7:00pm, show at 7:30pm.
Venue: Lucas Hicks Theater
Admission: $15 General, $12 Members, $9 Students
Running time: 90 minutes
About the SUMMER REP
Sylvia Center’s 2019 Summer Rep is an ambitious mini-season of five plays based on the plays of Ancient Greece, presented in contemporary versions that are funny, surprising, and unexpected. Two ticketed “Main Stage” productions indoors support and make possible three FREE outdoors productions in Maritime Heritage Park: