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By Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal
Special to Village News 

It's a wonderful season for theatre

 

Last updated 12/30/2020 at 12:29am

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Richard Baird shares the woes of the Trojan War in "An Iliad."

North Coast Repertory is running dual performances and neither should be missed. Last time I applauded their one-man show for the telling of "A Christmas Carol." This time it is "An Iliad."

Based on Homer's epic poem "Iliad," this monumental telling is a prerequisite for every college bound student.

It is recognized by historians that prior to the written word, all stories were heard not read. Keeping with that tradition, Richard Baird masterfully shares the woes of the Trojan War as he guides us through the voluminous text.

After ignoring both of Homer's great works, the "Odyssey" an...



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