An Iliad was written for Denis O’Hare, by Denis O’Hare. But then the stage-and-screen veteran got a job playing the Vampire King on HBO’s True Blood. That, they say, is show biz.
In steps local Shakespeare actor Hans Altwies to take his place as a “wise, old, crusty, down-on-his-luck storyteller” reliving the tales of Achilles and Hector, Paris and Helen. It’s a whole new take on Homer’s epic…and the show opens Friday at Seattle Repertory Theatre.
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