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Mary Zimmerman's

Argonautika

March 20 - May 5
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Argonautika

Written by Mary Zimmerman

Adapted from The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts
Gaius Valerius Flaccus–Translated by David R. Slavitt
Apollonius Rhodius–Translated by Peter Green

Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott

criticschoicebucketIn this fresh retelling of the classic Greek myth, Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece has been reframed for our time. Join the fantastic voyage and encounter Hercules, Hera, sirens, centaurs, and more—familiar mythological figures imbued with unexpected character and depth. Discover humor, love, and the unimaginable as Tony Award® winner Mary Zimmerman reveals the humanity in the most monstrous of creatures in this unforgettable journey for the ages.

Please note this performance will use strobe lights, fog, e-cigarettes and a water-based hazer.

Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission. Late seating at House Manager’s discretion.

"Generates eye-widening, gasp-inducing excitement" - Los Angeles Times
“A wildly inventive array of magical effects.” - BroadwayWorld
"Must be seen to be believed! 
The most thrillingly imaginative action-adventure swashbuckler of this or any L.A. theatre year" - Stage Scene LA
"An exhilarating voyage!" - Ivan Steel Presents
"A succulent feast full of sights and sounds!" - Gia on the Move
“Meant to be enjoyed by audiences of all ages.” - TheFumeofSighs.com
“A dazzling panoply of mythic proportions.” - Table to Stage
“An exceptional show!” - LA Theatre Bites
"Its inventive, imaginative verve is charmingly infectious." - People's World
"A wild ride worth taking!" - Colorado Boulevard

SPONSORS:

ANW’s 2018-19 Season is presented by the S. Mark Taper Foundation

Lead Production Sponsor:
Richard & Sally Roberts

Co-Sponsor:
Kathleen & James Drummy

Co-Sponsor:
Anni Frandsen Low, Ph.D.

Trailer:

Extended Trailer:

artists + cast

The Artists

The Cast

 


† Designer is represented by United Scenic Artists Local USA-829 of the IATSE

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage
Managers in the United States.

ANW Resident Artist

 

World premiere by Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago

 

Header Photo by Daniel Reichert. Pictured: Trisha Miller.


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Argonautika Production Photos
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Pictured: Richy Storrs and Frederick Stuart. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ensemble. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ty Mayberry, Evan Lewis Smith, Sam Christian. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ensemble. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Richy Storrs and Angela Gulner. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ensemble. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ensemble. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ty Mayberry and Angela Gulner. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Veralyn Jones and Trisha Miller. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Trisha Miller. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ty Mayberry and Angela Gulner. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Ensemble. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Frederick Stuart and Trisha Miller. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: Angela Gulner. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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