Written by Euripides, adapted by Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by Ronald Duncan
Directed by Federico Roitman ‘18
Produced by Steph Ferrarie ’18 and Kyle McFadden ‘18
PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES
Loeb Experimental Theater
Friday, October 14th at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 15th at 7 p.m.
Sunday, October 16th at 7 p.m.
Thursday, October 20th at 7 p.m.
Friday, October 21st at 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 22nd at 6 p.m.
Run time: 1 hour, 20 minutes with no intermission.
After 10 years of war, Troy lays in ruin and the Trojan Army has been defeated. Among the devastation, the Trojan Women, led by Queen Hecuba, await their fates at the hands of the Greek army. As the Greeks’ verdict draws near, each woman copes in a different way—some strive to save what is left of Troy, others mourn and speculate about the future, and some even plot revenge. Meanwhile, the Greeks, led by King Menelaus, struggle to determine the fates of each of the women, of the the sole heir to the Trojan throne, and of Helen, the one at the center of the decade long war.
A story of gods, kings and queens, murder, and revenge, The Trojan Women explores the devastating effects of war and violence as well as of the difficulties that persist following a war’s conclusion with themes that are applicable to this day.
This show explores themes of war; while not filled with gore or explicit physical violence, it may be a trigger for those sensitive to violent themes.
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Hecuba … Sumner Perera
Andromeda … Caro Ribeiro
Poseidon … Peng Zhu
Cassandra … Celia Kenney
Menelaus … Todd Jones
Talthybios … Frank Garland
Athena/Woman … Connie Zhao
Helen … Anna Schuliger
Leader … Yena Cho
Trojan Woman … Alice Findlay
Director … Federico Roitman
Producers … Kyle McFadden and Steph Ferrarie
Associate Producer … Cole Edick
Assistant Director … Peryn Reeves-Darby
Stage Manager … Desmond Green
Light Design …
Set Design … Kat Nakaji
Props Design … Kumeri Bandara
Costume Design … Camille Mathieu-Bélanger
Projection Design … Federico Roitman
Technical Directors … Liam Keohane, Edward Litwin, and Xavier Escobar
Directing Adviser … Jamie Herring