December 04, 2013
Opening the 5th, The Penelopiad
Next for Cornish theater, Margaret Atwood’s retelling of Homer’s tale of Odysseus’ return home from his wife’s point of view, The Penelopiad.
“Oh, what a tangled web we weave/When first we practise to deceive!” wrote Walter Scott. No deceiver is more famous for weaving than Penelope. For those who may be struggling to recall their college classics courses, Penelope was the wife of Odysseus (Ulysses),…