THE TALK: CRAVEN ON HOMER
Peter Craven, Australia’s best-loved cultural commentator, led with a full page article in The Australian and a sell-out talk at Old Treasury. Craven’s stunning final line: “The Iliad is quite simply the best long poem and the best drama and the best novel ever written”.
THE PLAY: THE RAGE OF ACHILLES
Our Australian premiere played to capacity houses! Audiences travelled from as far afield as Sydney, Adelaide, Tasmania and locally, Frankston, Kyneton, Bendigo and Belgrave. Congratulations to our brilliant creatives! Humphrey Bower (actor and dramaturge), Denis Moore (Director), Shaun Gurton (Designer), Dr Ros Bandt, soundscape (soon performing at Delphi, world heritage site), Jason Bovaird (Lightning design).
“Compelling * * * !/2* ” The Daily Review. Owen Richardson
“‘..enthralling, My book group felt transported, walking on air “ B. Reeders
“ a tour de force!” M. Farren-Price.
THE MUSIC: Ancient Soundscapes
Dr Ros Bandt fascinated music lovers with her ancient Homeric soundscape techniques, through her hypnotic harp playing.
HOMER FOR KIDS
Jack Murray, RMIT architecture student and classics tragic, read the Cyclops story from the Percy Jackson books, followed by Homer’s original story. Quiz and prizes delighted grandparents, parents and kids at the Readings Carlton!
THE TOUR: Homer Literary Tour- In Odysseus’ Footsteps across Turkey and Ancient Greece
The brainchild of Stork Theatre. Starring Dr Heather Sebo. Led by ASA Tours.
See some stunning highlights here.
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