Recommended for listeners 12 & up, this AudioWorld’s Golden Headset Award winning recording not only explores the genuine myth of Hercules, including when he lived for three years as a woman, it also delves deeply into the wondrous imaginative world of the ancient Greeks. Originally commissioned by The Art Institute of Chicago where Odds performed it many times, it has spellbound men and youth––boys and girls––in California prisons as well as middle and high school audiences across America. It delivers the message that violence can pass from one’s soul.
Natural vocal effects include swamp crickets, a bull’s bellow, stag hooves, Hydra hisses, club blows and galloping centaurs. Characterizations include Hercules, Hades, Persephone, Iolus, Eurystheus of Mycenae, Pholus the Centaur, Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons, Atlas the Titan and Zeus Kronion.
100 minutes in 21 episodes