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Mar 1, 2019

Odysseus, the “man of twists and turns”, goes on five new adventures, portrayed by five amazing actors. Sing for our time, too.

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Lost Books of the Odyssey
By Jeremy McCarter
Adapted from the novel by Zachary Mason
Music composed and sound team led by Mikhail Fiksel
Directed by Jess McLeod
Executive produced by Jeremy McCarter

Performed and recorded live at the Harold Washington Library, Chicago

CAST (in order of playing Odysseus)
Kareem Bandealy
Kristina Valada-Viars
Lily Mojekwu
Ian Paul Custer
Henry Godinez

Sound designer - Mikhail Fiksel
Associate sound designer and audio technician - Robert Hornbostel
Recording engineer - Joe Palermo

Production manager - Madeleine Borg
Stage manager - Brennan T. Jones
Community manager - Kaitlin Fine

Editing, mixing, and additional recording by Mikhail Fiksel
Additional 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

Catherine 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.

The Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Family Foundation, for an essential launch grant
The Poetry Foundation, our lead season sponsor
Joyce Chelberg, whose generosity supports the work of Make-Believe’s actors
All our donors and supporters

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