ὕμνος (Hymns)

In development

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

Please direct all presenter inquiries to info@fourlarks.com

Photos from workshop showing by Jenny Baumert

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ensemble:
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.

Ceramic Bells created by Nancy Brayton & Miranda Peters-Lazaro; Artistic Advisor Chris Kallmyer

Stage Management and Production Assistance by Miranda Peters-Lazaro