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

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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, Staged and Choreographed with Sebastian Peters-Lazaro, Composed in collaboration 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
Stage Management and Production Assistance by Miranda Peters-Lazaro
Production Photos by Jenny Baumert