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The Odessey -Calling for Volunteers

by jpauly
Mon, Jul 9th 2018 11:00 am

 

CALLING ON YOUR TALENT FOR ARTPARK'S MUSICAL "THE ODYSSEY"

 

 

ARTPARK'S MUSICAL THE ODYSSEY is just around the corner!

 

Travel with us on a story of high adventure and true love, a theatrical celebration for the whole family!

 

JOIN OVER 100 PERFORMERS, CAMEOS AND VOLUNTEERS ON OUR STAGE TO REPRESENT OUR GIFTED, DIVERSE AND UNITED COMMUNITY ALONG SIDE BROADWAY STARS IN THE LARGEST MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF WESTERN NEW YORK! 

 

No acting experience required, just bring your talent! Take your part today, call 716- 754-9000 x 142 or email Keelin Higgins for schedule and information, first rehearsal is July 9th @ 2pm or 6:30pm.

 

Or, simply bring your family to the show. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. With your ticket purchase you can make a donation directly to the participating community organization of your choice:


 

 

Artpark's truly epic new musical The Odyssey, originally produced by The Public Theatre in New York City in 2014 will bring together Broadway stars, local actors and dancers, community organizations and volunteers, students and more on stage on August 4 & 5!

 

"the brash, funny and heart-stirring musical version of Homer's "The Odyssey" is "an adaptation of the epic poem written a couple of millenniums ago has been written by Todd Almond, who also composed its lovely and ample score, and conceived and originally directed by Lear deBessonet, as an era-spanning fantasy that views the perilous adventures of its hero through a winking contemporary lens." see more in The New York Times review of the original production at the Public Theater

 

AT ARTPARK, THE ODYSSEY WILL BE DIRECTED DY ROGER DANFORTH, CHOREOGRAPHED BY JON LEHRER, MUSIC DIRECTED BY PATRICK TOWEY and STARRING:

 

TERENCE ARCHIE

Odysseus

Apollo Creed in Broadway's Rocky

EMILY SKINNER

Penelope/Circe

Broadway's Jekyl & Hyde

Prince of Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club

CHRISTOPHER GUILMET

The Singer

Duke in Man of La Mancha, Reprise! Theatre in Los Angeles

 

Professional cast: Gregg Goldston, James Heffron, Annabella Bogart, Stephen Weisenburger, Sydnie Perkins, Britini D'Angelo, Kayla Storto, Marsha McWilson, Jake Hayes (more to be announced)

 

Cameo Groups: Artpark volunteer corps, Buffalo gay men's Chorus, Lewiston fire company no. 1, Iroquois Indian Band, Slyboots School Of Music, Art and Dance, Mount Erie Baptist Church Choir, Glee Club, Tanzen Dance, and more to be announced.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS FOR PARTICIPATING!

 

 

WE THANK THE ODYSSEY SPONSORS:

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FRIENDS AT THE:

 

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