The Trojan Women
April 10 – 26, 2014
- By: Euripides, adapted by Jonathan Cole
- Director: Jonathan Cole
- Preview: April 10, 7:30 p.m.
- Runs: April 11-26
- Evening Performances: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
- Matinees: April 13, 20 and 26, 2:00 p.m.
In the aftermath of the Trojan War, the women of the ruined nation of Troy, gathered by their conquerors, await their fate even as they mourn their dead. This play, written in 415 BCE as Euripides’ public protest against the Peloponnesian War, forces us to look beyond social justice, beyond nationalism and patriotism to consider at core what we believe to be right, and what we know is wrong. This aggressive, hard-hitting, movement-based production will force us to scrape away the grit, to wipe the dirt from our eyes as we look beyond despair to find our humanity.