The Odyssey

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The Odyssey

Jan 27, 28, 29 8pm
Jan 30, 2011 2:30 pm Matinee
Why Not Theatre presents Theatre Ad Infinitum (UK) at the Tarragon Theatre Extra Space

Winner of Stage ‘best solo performer’ award. Lecoq-trained Ad Infinitum reinvent the timeless Greek myth. One actor. One hour. One man’s epic quest to reunite with his family and seek his bloody revenge. Passionate, highly physical and poignant storytelling brings this breathtaking adventure to life. ‘Best of the Edinburgh Fringe’ (Observer) and an official Fringe sell-out show 2009, this critically acclaimed tour de force comes to Toronto, after touring internationally. A journey that will ignite the imagination and awaken the senses…

Co-devised and co-written piece directed by Nir Paldi and performed by George Mann
Costume: Clare Amos
Photography: John Rankin
Trailer: Ryan Garside
Voice Coaching: Tess Dignan

The Guardian

‘Theatre Ad Infinitum have moved to the front of the pack, their vivid mix of theatre, clowning and storytelling gaining them critical acclaim ‘

The Scotsman

‘A love of storytelling, great physical movement and the power to hold an audience in the palm of his hand…Talent like this is breath taking”