‘AN ILIAD’

Opens on Friday, marking the return of live theater at AOH!

AN ILIAD by Lisa Peterson & Denis O’Hare based upon Homer’s THE ILIAD, translated by Robert Fagles

October 15 - 24; Thu, Fri, Sat at 7 p.m., Sun at 3 p.m.

AN ILIAD returns the ancient Greek epic to its oral tradition, and offers a layer of modern perspective to the form. The Poet, played by MaConnia Chesser, tells the story and plays all the parts. She guides us through the ferocious chaos of battle in a tale of honor, glory, and rage. With wry humor and pointed observation, she infuses Homer’s epic with a contemporary point-of-view.

Re-opening Guidelines:

While we can’t wait to welcome you back, a few new procedures have been put into place to ensure that everyone feels as comfortable as possible. Patrons will need to provide proof of being fully vaccinated to gain admission and wear a mask while indoors for the performance. For more information, please check out our guidelines page on our website.

Availability update:

This performance will have limited capacity seating– and tickets are going fast! Secure your seats now, before it’s too late!

AOH’s season has been made possible through support from the NY State Council on the Arts, with additional funding for AN ILIAD provided by a NYSCA Restart NY: Rapid Live Performance Grant.

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