Current Plays

The Iliad, The Odyssey, and All of Greek Mythology

in 99 Minutes or Less

 Jay Hopkins and John Hunter

On a simple stage, with the clock ticking in front of everyone's eyes, the cast speeds through all of Greek Mythology. Its funny, updated and made easy to understand. All the silly decisions, the absurd destinies, and the goofy characters are presented lightning-bolt fast with hysterical results as the clock is.... Oops! Almost gave away the smashing surprise ending!   

Play Title:

The Illiad, The Odyssey and

All of Greek Mythology

in 99 Minutes or Less

 

When:

4 Performances

Saturday, June 3rd at 2:00 and 6:00pm

Sunday, June 4th at 2:00 and 6:00pm

Doors open 30 minutes before show times.

 

Where:

Sweet Bee Theater - Pittsboros new and only public theater in Pittsboro Center for the Arts

18A East Salisbury St., Pittsboro

(Behind SunTrust bank

Enter in Virlie's Alley)

 

Tickets:

$8 in Online Store 

and at the door while they last.

• • •  SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING  • • •
On June 3rd and 4th Pittsboro Youth Theaters very experienced High School cast will perform "The Illiad, The Odyssey and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less."
 
Young children and adults with delicate constitutions should consult their physicians before attending this comedy play.


Hearty adults and children who attend this play will experience extreme fits of laughing, systemic euphoria, sensory overload, difficulty keeping track of all the action, gods, goddesses, rulers, wars, warriors, etc..

This play is lightning-fast comedy! Drinking coffee before or during performances is not advised.

J. Kala Bullett, JD

"We... appreciated

the professional style set, 

props, costumes and lighting which made the entire experience even more exciting to see come together. ..."

FAQs About PYT Play Casts

Folks are starting to ask questions about Fall 2017 already. Awesome! Thank you for your interest. Following is info. that may answer many questions about children joining PYT play casts.

"We won't determine specifics of Fall 2017 season until mid-summer-ish or so.

Web pages and online sign up application will be tweaked for that season after the summer play/camps are up and running.

 

In answer to your questions:

 

- Time Committment - Figure 2 rehearsals per week from early September through show date in late November or early Dec.

     ...There will be a couple/3 extra rehearsals right before the shows

     ...Elementary rehearsals run 1 hour 15 minutes Wednesdays at 5pm and Saturdays at 9am (Middle school rehearsals are longer, High school rehearsals are longer yet.)

     ...Cast members have to practice their lines between rehearsals (parents participation in this is GREAT!)

     ...There will be 3 or 4 shows (performances) around 1 weekend in late

 

- $ -

     ...$125 monthly cast member fee for elementary cast members, $140 for Middle School, $150 for High School casts.,

     ...$75 one-time elementary production fee due about a month before performances to cover sets, props, etc. ($85 for Middle and High School)

     ...$??? for tickets, popcorn, soda pop, donations, CFTA membership/sponsorship, art class registrations, movies, ....There are lots and lots of ways to support your local Community Arts Center with time, effort and dollars.

 

The above wont be written in stone til mid-summer-ish."

PYT's Mission: 

"Improve Pittsboro's future by enriching local

children's lives and continue Pittsboro's rich arts heritage"

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