Homer's Iliad at the Museum


Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
Free with donation to the museum

Homer’s Iliad staged as a one-person show? In a Museum? Watch the performance of McGill University Classics professor Lynn Kozak return the epic Greek poem to its origins, as a dramatic oral presentation for a small intimate audience. Presented to you in the museum's Victorian-style auditorium,  this one-hour adaptation recreates the poem for a contemporary audience.

Please arrive at 14h30 to reserve your ticket at the welcome desk. Space in the auditorium is limited.

In English.

This performance is not appropriate for children younger than 12 years old. Thank you for your understanding.


Pre-show introduction to the history of theatre: Join us for a guided tour of the Greek and Roman artifacts on display in our World Cultures exhibit. You will admire terracotta statues of theatre characters, a Roman mosaic and miniature theatrical masks, while learning all about the theatre and the Iliad poem. Bilingual. Sign-up for the tour at the welcome desk. A tour will be given at: 13h30 ; 13h50 and 14h10.

Still curious? Joins us for an interactive activity on Greco-Roman Theatre