Odysseus Swims For It

After millennia of singing, the sirens discover that a sailor has finally made it to their island alive -- and they have no idea what to do with him.

"Odysseus Swims For It" was produced by Turtle Shell Productions as part of their 2009 Summer Shorties, Summ...ar Not series. First preview was August 14, 2009; official opening was August 22, 2009; closed August 30, 2009. It was directed by Stasi Schaeffer and produced by John W. Cooper. Set design by Matt Brogan; sound design by Josh Liebert; lighting/projection design by Rocco D’Santi; costume design by A. Christina Giannini; props design by Paulina Zima; stage manager T. “Pope” Jackson; with the following cast:

YOUNG JOHN - Artie Brennan
AGGIE - Jenny Moon
THEL - Amanda Shy

It was published by Smith and Kraus in their anthology 2010: The Best Ten-Minute Plays.

Click here for a sample from the play.