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November 9, 2011

The Arena Theater Stages "The Odyssey"

Arena Theater at Wheaton College is staging Mary Zimmerman’s adaption of “The Odyssey” November 4-5 and 9-12. Based on Robert Fitzgerald’s translation, “The Odyssey” will take us on a journey together with Odysseus as he struggles through a dangerous and miraculous world to find his way back to the place he first called home.

Nightly performances take place at Arena Theater at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. The theater is located in Jenks Hall at 433 North Howard Street in Wheaton. Tickets cost $9 for weekday and matinee shows and $10 for weekend performances. Tickets may be purchased at Arena Theater's Box Office, or online at For more information, call 630.752.5800.