The Program in Theater presents 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 senior Carly Maitlin.

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 Bhangra.

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.


Cosponsors include Princeton University’s Program for Community-Engaged Scholarship, Office of Undergraduate Research, Office of Sustainability, Humanities Council, Program in Humanistic Studies, Department of Classics, University Center for Human Values, and English Department, with additional support from the Migrations Initiative, Office of Religious Life, Whitman College, and the Department of Comparative Literature..


Written by HOMER
Originally conceived and Directed by LEAR DEBESSONET
Book, Music and Lyrics by TODD ALMOND

Originally commissioned and produced by The Public Theatre
OSKAR EUSTIS, Artistic Director
PATRICK WILLINGHAM, Executive Director
This adaptation of THE ODYSSEY first premiered at The Old Globe in San Diego in 2011.

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