The Penelopiad

Studio Ensemble (Company C)
November 28 – December 1
Performance Hall

About the Show

“Satanically witty and yet profoundly moving.”
-The Toronto Star
A fresh, witty, and daring retelling of Homer’s Odyssey through the eyes of his long-suffering wife Penelope. One of Canada’s most celebrated writers looks at one of history’s most powerful myths in a new, contemporary light.
written by Margaret Atwood

Content Advisory Mature themes & language, simulated sexual content and violence.


Ben Alto-Bond Icarius / Phasianna / Maid / Suitor
Mackenzie-Breeze Bone Eurycleia / Menelaus / Chloris / Maid
Lara Hamburg Tanis / Maid
Andrea Lemus Olavarrieta Anticleia / Iole / Maid
Bryn Mackay-Pettyjohn Telemachus / Selene / Maid
Emil Mogensen Laertes / Appolonious / Celandine / Maid
Maddie Morrison Antinous / Alecto / Maid
Annie O’Connor Melantho / Maid
Avry Payne Penelope
Chris Perrins Odysseus
Kyra Reine Oracle / Pertrocolous / Kerthia / Maid
Emily Rittamer Naiad Mother / Zoe / Maid / Suitor
Jordan Shillingford Helen of Troy / Narcissa / Maid
Joscelyne Tamburri Klytie / Maid

Creative Team

director Ron Jenkins*
movement director Laura Krewski*
assistant director Lara Hamburg
assistant movement director Andrea Lemus
music director / composer Joscelyne Tamburri
stage manager Avery Fehr
assistant stage managers Lara Hamburg & Andrea Lemus
projection designer Jarod Crockett
sound designer Chris Perrins
set designers Emil Mogensen & Jordan Shillingford
scenic painter Carole Klemm
lighting designers Bryn Mackay-Pettyjohn & Emily Rittamer
costume designers Kyra Reine & Maddie Morrison
props Annie O’Connor & Ben Alto-Bond
marketing / foh / box office Avry Payne & Joscelyne Tamburri
business manager Mackenzie-Breeze Bone
fight choreographer Jacques Lemay
voice & dialect coach Dr. Iris MacGregor Bannerman
*The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance-Opera-Theatre Policy.

Relaxed Performance

Relaxed Performance
December 1, 2:00pm

Visual Story available here.
More information on Relaxed Performances here.

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