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Saturday April 21 2018 at 2:00 PM
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× The Penelopiad is a novella by Margaret Atwood. It was published in 2005 as part of the first set of books in the Canongate Myth Series where contemporary authors rewrite ancient myths. In The Penelopiad, Penelope reminisces on the events of the Odyssey, life in Hades, Odysseus, Helen of Troy, and her relationships with her parents. A Greek chorus of the twelve maids, whom Odysseus believed were disloyal and whom Telemachus hanged, interrupt Penelope's narrative to express their view on events. The maids' interludes use a new genre each time, including a jump-rope rhyme, a lament, an idyll, a ballad, a lecture, a court trial and several types of songs.


Brockville Memorial Centre
100 Magedoma Blvd.
Brockville ON K6V 7J5

Performance Notes

Tickets $17.69 + HST All Ages, General Admission This performance will take place at the Brockville Memorial Centre Hall NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

This is a festival seating performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the theater.

Doors open 1/2 hour prior to start of performance.