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An Iliad

JULY 20 - AUGUST 1 | Main Stage

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“Nothing short of mesmerizing...”

- The Boston Globe

By Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare

Based on Homer’s The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles

JULY 20 - AUGUST 1 | Main Stage

In a modern-day retelling of Homer’s classic, a lone storyteller and a live musician deliver a visceral and brilliantly refreshing recollection of heroes, Greek gods, and humanity’s attraction to destruction and chaos. In a dynamic, contemporary, and immediate theatrical event, the embattled storyteller recounts one of literature’s most enduring legacies, while questioning whether or not anything has really changed. Greg Wood returns to PSF in a virtuosic turn to weave a powerful, poetic, and epic tale that captures both the heroism and horror of war. Contains some strong language. Ages 13+

Don’t miss the Lehigh Valley premiere of this epic and groundbreaking play.


  • An Iliad will be performed for a limited-capacity socially distanced audience.
  • Masks must be worn before, during, and after the performance.
  • All live/in-person performances start at 6:30pm.
  • Run time is approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
  • This production is also available to stream. View Virtual Performance Options.

Show Extras:

  • Audio Description for patrons who are visually impaired. Audio Description is a form of audio-visual translation. Patrons use headsets to hear the audio description.
  • Open Captioning is a live text display of the words and sounds happening during a production to aid those who are hard of hearing or deaf.


*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Stage Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.