Odyssey – The Epic Musical to Feature Eddie Korbich, Emma Zaks, Janine DiVita and Colleen Zenk

News   Odyssey – The Epic Musical to Feature Eddie Korbich, Emma Zaks, Janine DiVita and Colleen Zenk
 
Eddie Korbich, Emma Zaks, Janine DiVita and Colleen Zenk will appear in the limited, world-premiere Off-Broadway engagement of Odyssey – The Epic Musical, beginning Oct. 21 at the American Theatre of Actors.

Based on Homer's epic, Odyssey has book, lyrics and direction by Matt Britten and music by Dimitri Landrain. Joe Barros will choreograph, with musical direction by Daniel Sefik. The 11-performance run will play through Oct. 30.

In addition to Korbich (The Little Mermaid, The Drowsy Chaperone), Zaks (Hair, La Cage aux Folles), DiVita (Grease) and Zenk ("As the World Turns"), the cast will include Josh A. Davis, Colleen Ballinger, Johnnie Moore, Tramaine Montell Ford, Otto Walberg, Lena Cigleris, Christian Leadley, Benjamin Slater, Jonathan Grunert, Henry Kaiser, Alex Krasser, Curry Whitmire, Isaac Elkiss, Jeff Smith, Ariana Scoggins, Emily Wilk, Erica Lustig, Lauren Luciano, Jay Paranada and Drew Moerlein.

Odyssey – The Epic Musical will also feature aerialists Kristine Petrucione, Elizabeth Munn and Kimmy Suzuki.

According to the authors, "Odyssey is a thrilling musical adventure that follows Odysseus’ epic journey home after the Trojan War. Join Odysseus as he encounters the lotus-eaters, outwits the Cyclops, resists the Sirens and battles the gods in a quest to return home to his wife and son. With an exciting original score and dazzling visual design, including an array of aerialists, this breakthrough production presents 'the best story ever written' as it has never been told before."

The design team includes Marianne Ward (set design), Megan Moriarty (costume design), Evan Gannon (lighting design), Zac Duax (sound design), T.V. Alexander (puppet design), M.O. Geiger (puppet design) and Joshua Dean (aerial designer). For tickets, priced $18, visit OdysseytheMusical. The American Theatre of Actors is located at 314 West 54th Street.

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