HOMER’S ODYSSEY: AN ADVENTURE MARATHON

 24 stars. 12 hours.

12,000 lines of ancient poetry.

Translation by Emily Wilson. Directed by Greg Carroll

“one of the most ambitious and exciting theatre and literary events to have ever taken place in the city”
Neos Kosmos

1: THE HERO’S SON: Helen of Troy
Elizabeth Davies, Jack Charles, Richard Piper, Carolyn Bock

2: ENTER ODYSSEUS: Athena & Calypso
Sabrina D’Angelo, Kevin Hopkins, Max Gillies, Denis Moore

3: THE ADVENTURES: Cyclops, lotus eaters, Sirens, Scylla & Circe
Neil Pigot, Caroline Lee, Peter Craven, Dimity Shepherd

4: HOMECOMING: Odysseus’ reunion with Telemachus
Sigrid Thornton, Ross Campbell, Sean Scully, Naomi Rukavina

5: THE HERO’S WIFE: Odysseus and Penelope reunite
Natasha Herbert, Melodie Reynolds, Rod Mullinar, Dimitrios Michalopoulos (The Greek Consul General)

6: RETURN OF THE KING: Archery, slaughter of suitors, bed test
John-Marc Desengano, Marco Chiappi, Kate Kendall, Alexander Madden