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TROJAN WOMEN by Euripides

TROJAN WOMEN by Euripides

Sunday, July 1 │ Paphos Ancient Odeon [

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With the emblematic, diachronic and one of the most important plays of Euripides, Trojan Women, produced by Theatro Ena, opens this year’s edition of the “International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama”. At the Achaeans’ camp outside the sacked city of Troy, the captured Trojan women and their queen, Hecuba, lament over their tribulations. Any members of the royal family left alive will become the property of the Achaeans, while Hecuba’s grandson, the young Astyanax, has been thrown from the walls, a victim of the conquerors΄ cruelty. As Troy is destroyed in flames, the desperate women are taken to the ships that will carry them across the Aegean to become slaves in the homes of the Achaeans victors. Human pain gets universal dimensions. The lamentation of women, mothers, spouses, sisters, human and revealing once again points to the “works” of human nature. A story that is (constantly) repeated …

Performances start at 21:00

T.: 7000 2414 (9:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 20:00)

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