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Written by Margaret Atwood Directed by Sara Rodriguez February 5 – 9, 2020 Claire Trevor Theatre
Margaret Atwood retells Homer’s classic “The Odyssey” from Penelope’s perspective. As Odysseus is indefinitely gone to fight in the infamous Trojan Wars, his wife patiently waits for him in the company of her loyal maids while raising a child and cleverly avoiding suitors knocking at her door. “The Penelopiad” takes the audience on an epic journey from Penelope’s birth in Sparta, to her arranged marriage to Odysseus, her journey to Ithaca, her relationship with Helen, the birth of herView more
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*Ticketholders: Please join us for a post-performance TalkBack with the creative team and cast, after the matinee on Sunday, February 9.
4002 Mesa Road, Irvine, CA 92697
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