(Occurs on all stages)
(Authoritative sounding, possibly Zeus, possibly Homer. As the words are spoken
the text is placed on the elevated screen dedicated to the location´s mother language)
(Various images of a strikingly attractive woman switch from screen to screen)
(On the screens, from left to right, replacing the image of Helen,
are a series of maps showing Troy.
They move from a wide shot of the general area to a close-up of Troy)
(Images of all the actors who play Odysseus switch from screen to screen)Among these men were Odysseus and his companions.
(The choros increases in intensity as images of the Trojan horse fill the screens)And then in the tenth year, through cunning and trickery, they breached the walls.
(The choros grows even more intense as images of cities destroyed by war switch from screen to screen)And burned Troy to the ground.
(The choros falls silent and the screens go black.
A moment passes, then, on the Text Screen in bold letters appear the words)
THE ODYSSEY BEGINS
(The screen goes black. Then a single light
illuminates Odysseus standing on the stage)
(All four of the screens start to show Odysseusí vital
signs, heartbeat, pulse, blood pressure)
(The sound of Odysseusí heart beating)
(From left to right the screens change from Odysseus´
vital signs to maps of the ancient locations and then
change again to maps of the cities of Oudeis, Chicago,
Rome, Rio, Vienna, Buenos Aires, etc.)
(Odysseus disappears as his light fades out)Carried by the winds, by streams of electrons, by the pure energy of light.
(Odysseus reappears in a different location as he is
(Equations from Einsteinís Theory of Special
Relativity switch from screen to screen)
(Images of nuclear explosions replace the equations)Light.
(Images of the sun and solar flares fill the screens)
(All four screens turn brilliantly white and then
simultaneously with the light on Odysseus fade to
black leaving the stage totally dark)
(A moment passes and then a single light illuminates
Odysseus standing in yet another section of the stage)
(The light on Odysseus fades out as the screens fill
with images of the actor playing Odysseus)
(The first light cone appears)
(On screens 2 and 4, Odysseus´ vital signs)
(On screens 1 and 3, a beating heart)
(The sound of Odysseus´ heart beating)
(The light cone disappears as all four screens are
replaced by images of the storm laden ocean)
(Sound of choros)
(On screen 1, the words "visualization of the choros"
appear and then the visualization itself)