ASHLEY KELLY-TATA is the Artistic Director of Enthuse Theatre. She is pursuing an MFA in Theatre Directing at Columbia University.
Queens Odyssey: The Internationalists Which Direction Home?By Ashley Kelly-Tata
On a warm day in June, in an overheated rehearsal studio in Bushwick, peppered with sawdust on the floor and punctuated by garage door openings and exitings, an experiment in theater is underway. Stage left sit Athena, Poseidon, and Zeus with a MacBook on their desk, calling the shots for the now immortal mortals, Odysseus, Penelope, Telemachus, and other beings from a tale that has been passed down through the millennia.