Actor David Loar Performs “An Iliad,” Nov. 17 and 18

On Thursday, November 17th and Friday, November 18th at 7:00 PM (Simons Center for the Arts, Room 309), the Department of Classics will sponsor David Loar, presenting his premier performance of Lisa Peterson’s and Denis O’Hare’s An Iliad. The event is free and open to the public.

An Iliad is a one-man play portraying the rage and rumble of the Trojan War. It is personal, intense, and thought-provoking.

David Loar is a professional actor, residing in Charleston. He has performed with Blackfriars Resident Group, National Shakespeare Company, and the Chamber Repertory Theatre. His roles include Prospero in The Tempest, Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, Richard in Richard II, Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew, Cassius in Julius Caesar, and Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol.  Locally, David is a company member with Charleston Stage Company, where he will appear next as Lord Leonard Aster in Peter and the Starcatcher.  He has also performed with Footlight Players, Pure Theatre, Midtown Productions, and Woolfe Street Playhouse.

Don’t miss out!

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