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'The Odyssey' at Artpark this weekend

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Fri, Aug 3rd 2018 03:55 pm
Artpark & Company will stage "The Odyssey" this weekend.
The show is a story of high adventure and true love, and a theatrical celebration for the whole family adapted from the Homer's epic tale. Broadway stars, regional actors, students, regional performance groups and community members will join onstage in an unprecedented area effort of "theater of, for and by the people."
Performances are 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, inside the Mainstage Theater. Tickets are $25 and on sale now at www.artpark.net, www.tickets.com, by phone at 1-888-223-6000, or in person at the Artpark box office, 450 S. Fourth St., Lewiston.
"The Odyssey" was written by Homer, and conceived and directed by Lear DeBessonet, with book, music and lyrics by Todd Almond. It was originally commissioned and produced by New York's The Public Theatre, and originally commissioned and developed by The Old Globe, San Diego.
Pictured are Cyclops (Gregg Goldston), Odysseus (Terence Archie), Icmalius (Alec Otminski) and Periclyminus (Joe Greenan). The show is directed by Roger Danforth. (Artpark photo by Tim Armstrong)

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