The Odyssey

Repeats every day 2 times.
Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 8:00 pm
Sat, Mar 9, 2019, 8:00 pm
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Sponsor(s): 
Trenton's Children's Chorus
Trenton Circus Squad
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
Department of Classics
Department of English
University Center for Human Values
Humanities Council
Program for Community Engaged Scholarship
Office of Sustainability
Office of Undergraduate Research
Office of Religious Life
Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series

Student-Led Community Production

The Odyssey, a student-led community production produced by the Program in Theater at the Lewis Center for the Arts.

Homer’s classic epic poem of a journey home is reimagined in a participatory production of The Public Theater’s PublicWorks version of The Odyssey, directed by senior Victoria Davidjohn, designed by senior Annabel Barry, and featuring seniors Carly Maitlin, Bria McKenzie, and Justin Ramos.

Participating community partners include the Trenton Children’s Chorus, Trenton Circus Squad, Homefront NJ, Princeton Arts Council, McCarter Theatre Center’s Educational Program, and Princeton University student performing groups HighSteppers and Raqs: Princeton Belly Dance Company, and a mosaic set and giant puppets made from recycled materials.

Tickets are $10 students (or FREE for Princeton students using Tiger Tickets through Passport to the Arts), $12 seniors, $12 general public in advance, $17 purchased the day of performances at the box office. Tickets are available in advance at McCarter Ticket Office in person or online. Online orders and phone orders through the McCarter Ticket Office for single tickets are subject to a handling charge of $6 per order plus $3 per ticket.

Cosponsored by the PIIRS Migration Lab, Department of Classics, Department of English, University Center for Human Values, Humanities Council, Program for Community Engaged Scholarship, Office of Sustainability, Office of Undergraduate Research, and Office of Religious Life.

This event is affiliated with the year-long Mellon-Sawyer Seminar, "Global Migration: The Humanities and Social Sciences in Dialogue."

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