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Special Event – Odyssey Under The Stars 2012

January 13, 14, 20, and 21, 7:00-8:00 pm

Odyssey Under the Stars

January 14 and 21, 2:00-3:00 pm

"Odyssey Under the Stars" showcases one of the Greek’s most epic tales, The Odyssey. This unique program celebrates a collaboration between Robin Mello of the UWM Theater Department and Jean Creighton, director of the UWM Planetarium.  Audiences will enjoy a captivating look at the classic legend as the Odyssey’s characters are connected to the beautiful night sky. During "Odyssey Under the Stars" rich narratives, music, and poetry will tie seamlessly to scientific presentation. This interactive performance will entertain visitors of all ages.

A 10-minute Q&A session will follow the show. Please note the UWM Planetarium is wheelchair accessible and these shows are not recommended for children under the age of five. The planetarium is open to the public and tickets ($2) may be purchased at the lobby of the Physics building up to 30 minutes before the performance begins.