An Iliad


by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, based on Robert Fagle’s translation of the Homeric epic

May 24-June 9, 2014

Jerry Vogel as the Poet -- Photo by Peter Wochniak


"One of the absolute best performances I've ever seen in over fifty years of serious involvement with theatre..." - Steve Callahan, KDHX.   

"A superb performance..." - Post-Dispatch  

"Amazing piece of theater ..." -

"Beautifully done..." - St. Louis Public Radio  

"Far more memorable than most anything I ever read about war in a book..." 



The inimitable Jerry Vogel plays the Poet who has come to enchant us, move us, and dare us to recognize ourselves as we peer into the bronze-tinged reflection of an ancient war. 

Directed by Patrick Siler. Set by Patrick Huber. Costumes by Katie Donovan. Lighting by Joseph Clapper. Props Claudia Mink Horn.

Cast: Jerry Vogel, with live music by Farshid Soltanshahi. 


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