The relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter can be sheer hell – especially if that daughter is a Greek goddess with a taste for the Underworld.
MYTHIC, a new pop/rock musical comedy turns the ancient Greek story of Persephone on its side, with the gods as chart-topping rock stars, power-hungry politicians, and professional VIPs.
Mythic is booking from 1 October 2018 until 15 December 2018 at Charing Cross Theatre, London.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
In a world of Olympian celebrity, Persephone struggles between her mother Demeter’s expectations and a desire to find her own path. But her wish for independence comes back to bite her when she gets trapped in the Hell with Greece’s perennial bad boy, Hades.
The journey that follows is an offbeat, emotionally-charged tale for ancient and modern times..
WHO’S IN IT? MYTHIC CAST
The cast includes Genevieve McCarthy (Aphrodite), Georgie Westall (Persephone), Daniella Bowen (Demeter), Michael Mather (Hades), Tim Oxbrow (Zeus), Eloise Davies, Courtney Brogan Smalley, Jade Marvin, Jamie Ross, Ben Welch and Ben Lancaster.
Directed and choreographed by Sarah O’Gleby, with musical direction by Chris Hatt, set and costume design by Lee Newby, lighting by Jamie Platt and sound design by Andrew Johnson.
Book and lyrics by Marcus Stevens with music and orchestrations by Oran Eldor.
★★★★ “Each song could be a hit single in its own right. Just heavenly” The Stage
★★★★★ “A high voltage adaptation, it’s a romp!” Musical Theatre Review
“A strutting, sensational show performed with dazzling punch & musical attack!” Mark Shenton
Venue InformationCharing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139, 176