SOUL of Odyssey

KL Shakespeare Players

Oct 26, 2023
- Oct 29, 2023
8:00 pm

Damansara Performing Arts Centre

Petaling Jaya



"SOUL of Odyssey," a KL Shakespeare and the Hiroshi Koike Bridge Project collaboration, will be staged from 26-29 October at the Damansara Performing Arts Centre. This reimagined adaptation of Homer's work explores the hero's journey and responses to uncontrollable forces. It delves into Odysseus' challenges, mythical encounters, and his family's struggles during his absence. "SOUL of Odyssey" blends various performative traditions and elements, including dialogue, storytelling, dance, live music, and multilingual performances (Malay, Chinese, English, Japanese), creating a multimedia, multisensory experience. Elements of this production will be woven into one at the Osaka Exposition 2025.


KL Shakespeare Players

From an informal group that started in 2011, KLSP have established as the only theatre company in Malaysia that focuses on Shakespeare’s works. Each year, KLSP draw a diverse audience to watch Shakespeare performed live. The production in 2017, SD: Macbeth has traveled to 14 locations, performed more than 40 shows to over 6500 pairs of eyes. Apart from KL, we have traveled to Langkawi, Penang, Ipoh, Nilai, Seremban and Johor Bahru. And overseas to Manila, Philippines; and Seoul, South Korea.​

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