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SEE ELLEN'S WORK The Trojan Women at Mercy Academy. Louisville, KY, USA

  The Trojan Women,  Stage 9, Hutchinson Kansas (2016) photo: Kristen Garlow Piper

The Trojan Women, Stage 9, Hutchinson Kansas (2016) photo: Kristen Garlow Piper

adapted from the play by Euripides

In the wake of their devastating defeat, the women of Troy, all now widows, wait on the beach below the ravaged city to be claimed by their Greek conquerors as slaves and concubines. Though the war is over, exile and degradation lie ahead and the fates of these women, including Queen Hecuba, her daughter Cassandra, the doomed, mad prophetess, and her daughter-in-law Andromache, widow of the great Hector, are still in the balance.

APRIL 21 - 24, 2016