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Apr 27 - May 04, 2013

An Iliad: Post-Performance Discussion with Denis O'Hare

Following the 8 PM performance on FRI, MAY 03

Join Denis O'Hare after the performance to learn more about his experience adapting and acting in An Iliad

An Iliad: Post-Performance Discussions

SAT, APR 27; SAT, MAY 04
Randall Lobby, 2nd Floor of the Paramount Center

Join your fellow audience members in the Randall Lobby following the performance to discuss this adaptation of Homer's classic. Cash bar will be open.

An Iliad: A Literary Look

Sunday, April 28
Following the 2pm performance of An Iliad

In partnership with the Boston Book Festival Scholars and novelists alike have delighted in revisiting and reimagining the rich material of the ancient epic poems since, well, since forever. Join us for a discussion of The Iliad with Madeline Miller, whose debut novel Song of Achilles, winner of the Orange Prize for fiction, imagines the life of Patroclus and his relationship with Achilles, and David Elmer, a professor of classics at Harvard, whose recent book is The Poetics of Consent: Collective Decision Making and the Iliad. Re-energize your reading of The Iliad and experience of Denis O’Hare’s performance


  • Location: Emerson/Paramount Center
  • Created by: Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson
  • Based on: Homer’s Iliad
  • Translated by: Robert Fagles
  • Directed b: Lisa Peterson
  • Starring: Denis O'Hare
  • Series: Legends
  • Ages: 14+
  • Running Time: 100 minutes with no intermission