Nightwood Theatre presents the Toronto Premiere
by Margaret Atwood
Directed by Kelly Thornton
Starring Megan Follows
“Now that I’m dead, I know everything.” So begins The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood’s daring response to Homer’s The Odyssey. Destined to spend eternity in Hades, Penelope recounts her life’s story and the murder of her twelve handmaidens by her vengeful husband Odysseus. Atwood’s acerbic wit brings one of history’s most powerful myths to the contemporary imagination. A provocative new look at a woman’s longing, lust and culpability.
"Half-Dorothy Parker, half-Desperate Housewives.”
-The Independent, UK
Added by nightwoodtheatre55 on October 5, 2011