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The 2008 Fall Show
Troy: After and Before

Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis. Two very different versions of the Trojan War, both set at the intersection of international politics and family values -- one focused on the war's bloody aftermath, the other on its hopeful if equally bloody beginnings.

Agamemnon (90 min) takes place in Argos, in front of the King’s palace, ten years after the start of the Trojan War. Iphigenia in Aulis (75 min) takes place ten years earlier, as the Greek army awaits a good wind to set sail for Troy.

There will be a fifteen minute intermission between the plays.


Delphi. Photo Credit: Tim Vasen

Old Nassau in Epidaros. Photo Credit: Tim Vasen

From THE ORESTEIA by Aeschylus and translated by Robert Fagles. Copyright (c) Robert Fagles, 1966, 1967, 1975, 1977. Used through arrangement with Georges Borchardt, Inc. on behalf of Robert Fagles. All rights reserved.

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Aeschylus' Agamemnon
Translated by
Robert Fagles


Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis
Translated by
Lucas Barron '09

 

Directed by
Tim Vasen

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Friday-Saturday,
November 14-15, 2008
Thursday-Saturday,
November 20-22, 2008
All performances at
8:00 p.m.



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McCarter Theatre Center
Princeton, New Jersey

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