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black odyssey

Presented by Trinity Repertory Company at Trinity Repertory Company, Providence

January 03 - February 03

After Ulysses Lincoln is lost at sea and presumed dead, the Gulf War veteran struggles to find his way back home to his wife and son while unknowingly being controlled by a host of gods — both scheming and benevolent. Along the way, he must confront his ancestral past so that he can embrace his unsettled present. His journey is an epic, breathtaking, and gloriously theatrical reimagining of Homer’s classic that brilliantly combines Greek mythology and African-American history of the last...

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After Ulysses Lincoln is lost at sea and presumed dead, the Gulf War veteran struggles to find his way back home to his wife and son while unknowingly being controlled by a host of gods — both scheming and benevolent. Along the way, he must confront his ancestral past so that he can embrace his unsettled present. His journey is an epic, breathtaking, and gloriously theatrical reimagining of Homer’s classic that brilliantly combines Greek mythology and African-American history of the last fifty years.

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Dates & times

Sat, Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm + 10 more dates and times

Thu, Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm Tue, Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm Thu, Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm Fri, Feb 01 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Feb 02 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Feb 03 @ 2:00 pm - Less dates

Admission

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