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Sopohocles’ Nausicaä Perfromance

The Iota and The Chocolate Heads present Sophocles’ lost drama Nausicaä… Afternoon, July 10th, Half Moon Bay Only a few fragments remain from Sophocles original play which was presumably based upon the fifth and sixth books of the Odyssey. The Fragment… …to weave robes and tunics made of linen… The wave passed me by then…

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rehearsing Sophocles Nausicaä

  Poseidon vs. Odysseus “Poseidon god of the earthquake launched a colossal wave, terrible, murderous, arching over him, pounding down on him, hard as a windstorm blasting piles of dry parched chaff, scattering flying husks…” The Odyssey, trans. Robert Fagles Sophocles Nausicaä rehearsal with The Chocolate Heads in Stanford Theater and Performance Studies‘ Prosser Studio

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Sophocles’ Nausicaä at Pillar Point

The Production… At 1:08 p.m. on July 10th, 2016 we performed a site specific production of Sophocles lost drama Nausicaä at Pillar Point The weather was sunny with a temperature of 72℉ The duration of the performance was 65 minutes for an audience of 37 Aleta Hayes, Jamie Lyons, Judy Syrkin-Nikolau, Benjamin Cohn, performance art…

16th c. Costume Studies for Sophocles’ “Oedipus Tyrannus”

Paolo Veronese (Italian, 1528 – 1588) created these costume studies in preparation for the inaugural production of Sophocles’ tragic play Oedipus Tyrannus at the Teatro Olimpico in Verona, which took place March 1585. Although he was not credited as the play’s costume designer, the designs on this sheet were apparently consulted and incorporated. Inscriptions on…