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March 18, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM$17
Translation by Carl Mueller
Directed by Michael Hackett
In the aftermath of the Trojan War, Helen finds herself stranded in a foreign land with a husband who believes she is an imposter. In this lyrical variation of the myth, Euripides presents a complex portrayal of a misunderstood heroine. Featuring M.F.A. actors from the Department of Theater.
March 9‐11 and 14-18, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Saturdays, March 11 and 18, 2017 at 2 p.m.
“Euripides’ Helen is a bold experiment in the flexibility of tragedy.” — Dustin Dixon in “Euripides’ Comic Muse: Cratinus’ Nemesis in Euripides’ Helen”