Argonautika

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Writers: Mary Zimmerman

Overview

Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts
2
Genres
Fairy Tale/Fantasy, Historical/Biographical
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult characters

Synopsis

Argonautika is a theatrical retelling of ancient myth of Jason and the Argonauts. Jason goes on a quest to capture the Golden Fleece. On his journey, his crew encounters monsters, goddesses, nymphs and more amazing sights. Mary Zimmerman based her story on a third century B.C. Greek epic poem recounting the story written by Apollonius Rhodius.

Lead Characters