ὕμνος / Hymns
A new work in progress. Developed and showcased at the Getty Villa. 4/17.
A body of new praise songs sown from the seeds of the oldest surviving greek poetry, adapted for these strange days. Songs of praise and devotion, resistance and rage. About the Homeric Hymns and this adaptation.
Development supported by the Getty Villa Theatre Lab
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Max Baumgarten, Danny Echevarria, Maya Gingery, Jodie Landau, Matt Orrenstein, Lukas Papenfusscline, Prudence Rees-Lee, Linnea Sablosky, Lisa Salvo, Zachary Carlisle Sanders, Ellen Warkentine, Cassandra Blair Ward
Concept and Performance Score by Mat Sweeney, Devised with Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, Composed with Ellen Warkentine, Lyrics adapted with Jesse Rasmussen from the Homeric Hymns.
Set and Properties Designed and Constructed by Sebastian Peters-Lazaro with additional design by Regan Baumgarten and assistance from Katy Schwartz
Costumes by Mieko Romming
Lighting by Brandon Baruch
Music by Mat Sweeney with Ellen Warkentine, Linnea Sablosky and additional arrangements and improvisations by the ensemble of musicians.
Sound Designed by Danny Echevarria
Staging and Choreography by Mat Sweeney and Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, with contributions and development from the performers.
Stage Management and Production Assistance by Miranda Peters-Lazaro