2013 UCL Classical Play: Trojan Women

seen on the Classicists list:

The UCL Classical Drama Society and the Department of Greek and Latin, in association with the Bloomsbury Theatre, present the 2013 Classical Play:

Euripides’ Trojan Women

Directed by Rebecca Speller

Translation by Alan Shapiro

Tues 5th February at 7.30pm 

Wed 6th February at 2.30pm and 7.30pm 

Thu 7th February at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

For tickets to the production, please visit http://www.thebloomsbury.com/event/run/1744

Ancient Plays for Modern Minds: A Public Engagement Programme

To complement the production of Trojan Women, the UCL Department of Greek & Latin is offering a series of talks and workshops which aim to illuminate the play and its context and to bring Euripides to life for a modern generation. This exciting programme includes talks by academic experts on ancient drama and its reception, as well as interactive workshops by contemporary theatre practitioners. There are events on every day of the play’s performance, and each talk or workshop deals with an important angle of interpreting or performing the play. All of our speakers have experience in working with schools, and the events will be suitable for students of Classics, Classical Studies, and Drama, as well as accessible to those without prior experience of Greek drama.

Spaces are still available for the following events:

Wednesday 6th February

6.00-7.00pm – Public Talk by Professor Chris Carey (UCL): ‘In Search of Meaning: the World of the Trojan Women’

Thursday 7th February

3.15-5.15pm – Participatory Workshop: Deborah Pugh: ‘Pushing The Space in Choral Work’

6.00-7.00pm – Public Talk by Dr Rosa Andújar (UCL): ‘Good Grief: The Lamenting Women of Tragedy’

All events are free of charge and open to all. Please reserve places for your group by emailing Dr Rosa Andújar at r.andujar AT ucl.ac.uk. The workshops will last approximately 2 hours; the talks will last approximately 45 minutes, with time for questions at the end. Please note that workshop participants should be aged 16 and above.

For more information, including venue information for each event, please visit our website:


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