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GW-264519-19

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. (New York, NY 10003-6671)
Peter Meineck (Project Director: August 2018 to present)
The Warrior Chorus: American Odyssey

Implementation of audience forums, workshops, lectures, and reading groups at 24 locations around the country centered on a stage adaptation of Homer’s Odyssey.

The Warrior Chorus: American Odyssey is a major national humanities program that will present a public engagement series led by veterans and scholars based around one of the most important works of world literature, Homer’s Odyssey. The Warrior Chorus: American Odyssey will train veterans and scholars in three regional centers to lead audience forums, participatory workshops, public talks and reading groups in 24 locations throughout America, connected with a staging of Emily Wilson’s new translation of The Odyssey.

Project fields:
Classical Literature; Classics; Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Community Conversations

Division:
Public Programs

Totals:
$250,000 (approved)
$250,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2019 – 2/28/2021