HOMER'S ODYSSEY - A MINI MUSICAL
Presented by Athens Productions
In this play Odysseus is an old man, living in Ithaca, singing and telling stories of his wanderings and the Trojan war. Loucas Loizou a Greek Cypriot refugee performed 2500 shows in London after Cat Stevens gave him his first a job.
Praise for Loucas Loizou
★★★★“Friendly performance and well worth seeing” - Glam Adelaide
"He has passion, pathos and humour" - The Advertiser
"Go to hear his wonderful music and indulge in his generosity and terrific story-telling talents and skills" - Stage Whispers
"His narrative is interspersed with original songs picked out on guitar and captivatingly sung in his soulful folk-style delivery" - IN DAILY
“A vivid raconteur, Loizou tinkers with detail and emphasis” - Sydney Morning Herald
“His smooth and unwavering voice is beautifully accompanied by exquisite guitar playing” -
"HOMER’S ODYSSEY is the kind of show that makes me love the Fringe" - The
“Odysseus is now an old man, and we’re visiting him in his “courtyard”. An appealing idea. Loizou acquitted himself well on acoustic guitar.” - Arts Review
Tickets available through holdenstreettheatres.com and adelaidefringe.com.au
Loucas Loizou was born in Cyprus to Greek parents. He studied classical guitar when he was young and Pianoforte much later with the London’s Trinity College of Music. He studied theatre directing with NIDA in Sydney and Film with the Radio and film school in Sydney. He worked with the BBC in London and with the CyBC TV in Cyprus. He appeared in numerous TV and radio programmes including the ABC. While on holidays in London in 1974, Turkey invaded Cyprus and occupied his hometown in the Northern part of the Island.
FRINGE PERFORMANCES THEATRE
'Homer's Odyssey – A Mini Musical [A one man play] 2019-2021 Adina Treasury Tunnels. 'Oedipus Rex The King – The Musical [A one man play] 2018-2019 Adina Treasury Tunnels. 'Medea and Jason'- A Mini Musical [A one man play ] 2020 Adina.
OUR COVID PLAN
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Genre: Theatre/Musical Theatre
Season: Fringe 2021
Dates: 19th Feb - 4th Mar
Duration: 60 min
19 - 21; 23 - 28; Feb: 7:30pm
2 - 4 Mar: 7:30pm
20 - 21; 28 Feb: 5:00pm
General Admission: $25
Group (6+): $20
Bank SA: $19.50
Schools Program: $10
Mid Week Treat: $20
Double Your Applause: $50
Venue: The Barbara Hardy Garden
34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh SA 5007
FREE PARKING AVAILABLE
HST are making every effort to make our performances accessible to all patrons. Unfortunately, The Barbara Hardy Garden does not have accessible seating. Please contact staff if you wish to see Homer's Odyssey: A Mini Musical and you require accessible seating.
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