The events of The Odyssey as told by Penelope. From a 21st century Hades, Odysseus’ ever-faithful wife and her twelve handmaidens recall life in Sparta, Penelope’s marriage to Odysseus, her clever dismissal of would-be suitors during Odysseus’ long absence, and the bloody aftermath of his return from war. Featuring BU School of Theatre Assistant Professor Christine Hamel in the title role.

Approximate Running Time: 2 hours, including one intermission