Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. An Iliad is the Obie Award-winning production directed by Lisa Peterson that depicts the nearly universal glory and gore of warfare. This modern retelling of Homer’s epic poem is brought to life through Tony Award-winning actor Denis O’Hare, who is best known from his roles on FX’s American Horror Story, HBO’s T,rue Blood and Broadway’s Take Me Out and Sweet Charity.
He will perform the one-man-show at the Virginia G. Piper Theater inside the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 East Second Street. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, and 8 p.m. Friday, April 4. Tickets range from $29 to $49 as singles, and $25 to $45 when purchased as a package. For more information, visit www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org or call the box office at 480-499-8587.