An Iliad, Classic and Modern War Stories Inspired by Homer's Epic Poem
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The last date listed for An Iliad was Sunday May 2, 2010 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Leo K Theatre at Seattle Rep:
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Legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton reaches out across time through the internet to contact a single mother in the innovative romance Ernest Shackleton Loves Me. With a book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), this inventive and intimate new musical is heading for off-Broadway -- and this is your chance to see it before it departs. Multitalented singer-songwriter-electric violinist Valerie Vigoda (Toy Story: The Musical) portrays a sleep-deprived single mom who's fired from her day job as a video game composer. Inspired by her music, the famous gentleman-explorer of the South Pole overcomes the distance between them and together they embark on a love affair adventure for the ages. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
“An Iliad proves an ancient tale can still be meaningfully and well-told.” —The Seattle Times
“It’s a brilliant tour-de-force, unveiling an Iliad you’ve likely never seen before.” —The Sun Break
“The Seattle Rep has capped off what has already been a stellar season with yet another gem.” —Broadway World
“…the play takes flight and Hans Altwies as the storyteller of Homer’s sweeping saga of gods, heroes, and war starts to weave the tale and draw you in.” —Seattle Gay Scene
Created by Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson
Directed by Lisa Peterson
A new take on one of history’s most famous and exciting tales, _An Iliad pulls from Homer’s sweeping fable of gods, heroes and the Trojan War, and weaves his timeless legends with modern stories of war and revenge. Created by acclaimed Broadway actor Denis O’Hare and director Lisa Peterson and starring Seattle actor Hans Altwies (_The Seafarer, The Three Musketeers), this captivating theatrical experience takes audiences on an unforgettable trip celebrating the art of storytelling.