A riveting and savage take on the classic Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus.
It's 11.30 a.m. and already it's thirty-three degrees Celsius. At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four ridiculous men face their inevitable deaths, and play for an unwinnable love.
Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010
'Grandiose Penelope...mixes classical myth with a bit of Beckett, as interpreted by Father Ted after watching an episode of Lost' - Sunday Times
'extraordinary theatre... terrifying' - Sunday Independent, Ireland
'among the finest plays Walsh has written' - Sunday Times, Ireland
'a wild, crazy, word-drunk piece that is destined to lodge in the memory... Walsh possesses a truly original theatrical voice' - Guardian
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|Size: ||399 KB|
|Publisher: ||Nick Hern Books|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781780013213 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|