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Lost Books of the Odyssey


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Odysseus, the “man of twists and turns”, goes on five new adventures, portrayed by five amazing actors. Sing for our time, too. To contact Make-Believe, email us at --------------- Lost Books of the OdysseyBy Jeremy McCarterAdapted from the novel by Zachary MasonMusic composed and sound team led by Mikhail FikselDirected by Jess McLeodExecutive produced by Jeremy McCarter Performed and recorded live at the Harold Washington Library, Chicago CAST (in order of playing Odysseus)Kareem BandealyKristina Valada-ViarsLily MojekwuIan Paul CusterHenry Godinez SOUND TEAMSound designer - Mikhail FikselAssociate sound designer and audio technician - Robert HornbostelRecording engineer - Joe Palermo PRODUCTION STAFFProduction manager - Madeleine BorgStage manager - Brennan T. JonesCommunity manager - Kaitlin Fine POST-PRODUCTIONEditing, mixing, and additional recording by Mikhail FikselAdditional sound design, final mixing and mastering by Joe Palermo Graphic design by Carly Pearlman Equipment provided by TechMagic Designs Make-Believe theme music by Mikhail Fiksel SPECIAL THANKSCatherine Allen and The Den Theater; Brian Bannon and the staff of Chicago Public Library; Carolyn Casselman of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison; Bill Clegg; Nancy García Loza; Nate Marshall; Kevin Reader, Max Temkin, and Cards Against Humanity; Chris Rooney; SAG-AFTRA. PRODUCTION SPONSORSThe Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Family Foundation, for an essential launch grantThe Poetry Foundation, our lead season sponsorJoyce Chelberg, whose generosity supports the work of Make-Believe’s actorsAll our donors and supporters To support Make-Believe with a tax-deductible contribution, please visit:

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