Some Thoughts on the Milwaukee Rep’s “An Iliad”

Last evening my wife and I went to see the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's stunning production of An Iliad, the one-man retelling of Homer's ancient poem, starring Jim DeVita. "One-man" is not quite right, for cellist Alicia Storin is cast to play the musical Muse to DeVita's "Poet", and as actor DeVita embodies many of the people and gods that…