Iliad 21/22, a one-man show where acclaimed Montreal actor/director/writer Paul Van Dyck performs the climax of the Iliad: Achilles’ battle with the river, and the final showdown between Achilles and the Trojan warrior Hektor. 45 intense minutes filled with battle-fury and death that asks us all to re-think what it means to be alive.
Iliad 21/22 is a creative collaboration between Lynn Kozak and Paul Van Dyck (Rabbit in a Hat Productions). Translated and Directed by Lynn Kozak, Performed and Dramaturged by Paul Van Dyck, Stage Managed by Carina de Klerk
Freestanding Room (Montreal, 4324 St Laurent, 3rd floor), 26th September 8 pm, 27th September 9 pm.
Bowery Arts + Science (NYC, 308 Bowery St, between Houtson and Bleecker), 21 sept 8:30 pm, 22 sept 6:30 pm.
A workshop reading of Iliad 21/22 took place at the Freestanding Room on 24 January, 2014. Workshop performances took place at Thomson House on May 7, 2014 and the Freestanding Room, on May 14, 2014.
Scenes from Euripides’ Bacchae in Mask, directed by Myrna Wyatt Selkirk, translated by Joseph Shragge and Andreas Apergis (Scapegoat Carnivale Theatre), adapted by Lynn Kozak and Myrna Wyatt Selkirk, and starring Leslie Baker, Davide Chiazzese, Jessica B. Hill and Gitanjali Jain, at Victoria Hall, Westmount, March 2013.
Iliad≈1, directed by Lynn Kozak, translated and performed by Elizabeth Ten-Hove, at the Freestanding Room, January 2013.
Euripides’ Hippolytos, translated and directed by Carina de Klerk and Lynn Kozak, starring Johanna Nutter, Diana Fajrajsl, Lindsay Wilson, Donovan Reiter, Antonio Bavaro (as Connie Lingua), Aaron Golish, Lewis Innes-Miller, Elisabeth Gill. Stage managed by Elizabeth Ten-Hove, tech direction by Negar Banakar. Performed at Le Gymnase as part of the 2012 Montreal Off-Fringe. Nominated for a Mainline Theatre Next Stage Award, and awarded a ‘Brawler’ (Honourable Mention) for the Centaur Theatre Best English Production Award.
Reviews: Charlebois Post