Written by one of Canada’s most beloved feminist authors, The Penelopiad is a contemporary take on one of the oldest epic adventure tales in existence. Atwood draws Penelope, wife of the fabled Odysseus, out of the shadows and brings her centre stage to share her perspective of her husband’s journey and her life and death as a legend. This sometimes comical, deeply moving performance will leave you awed by the depth and power of the female experience.
Led by nationally-renowned director, Yvette Nolan,
The Penelopiad features a cast of thirteen Saskatchewan womxn and is stage-managed, designed, and built by female-identifying and non-binary artists.
September 13 - 22nd
BackStage Stage, Persephone Theatre, Remai Arts Centre
This production is made possible through the generous support of
the Canada Council for the Arts and the Saskatchewan Arts Board.
We would also like to thank the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec
for its financial support of our Assistant Director.