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Ray Dooley stars as The Poet, who spins a spellbinding yarn of love and war in “An Iliad” for six shows Sept. 5-9 at PlayMakers Repertory Company (photo by Jon Gardiner)

As The Poet (Homer) in “An Iliad,” Ray Dooley Adds a New Laurel to His Acting Crown: Storyteller Supreme

Already one of the brightest stars in the PlayMakers Repertory Company firmament — and arguably the Triangle’s finest actor — Ray Dooley proves to be a Storyteller Supreme as The Poet (i.e., a distraught and disheveled Homer in modern dress) in the rousing PRC2 second-stage production of “An Iliad,” now sparkling on scenic designer scenic and costume designer Marion Williams’ minimalistic set in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill.