“An Iliad”epically wows

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ Kicking off the second act of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s 2014-15 season is the masterfully executed “An Iliad,” which regionally premiered Oct. 14. “An Iliad,” adapted from Homer’s epic poem, is a one-man show recounting the events of the Trojan War by using it as a parallel to the hardships and suffering of war in a modern setting. The show plays out as a highlight reel of the epic, told by the weary, aged Poet: a man cursed by the muses to tell this sorrowful tale time and time again. The play’s ability to nuance the … Continue reading “An Iliad”epically wows