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Written by I-Chia Chiu, kt shorb and the ensemble
Directed by kt shorb
The Women of _______ (a song not song) is inspired by Euripides' The Women of Troy, a tragedy in which the Trojan women mourn their fates after their husbands are killed and Troy burns. The play invites the audience to join a group of nameless ghosts on a multilingual journey through poems and tales, to restore dead memories, to trace linguistic and cultural annihilation and to speak for the silenced voices in history. As a partially-devised work collecting the voices of historically marginalized people, the play explores trauma, political wars and our personal battles against ourselves.
Contains adult themes. Recommended for ages 18 and up.
Preview: February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Opening: February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Additional Performances: February 15 - 17 at 7:30 p.m. and February 16 - 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30pm
Oscar G. Brockett Theatre, F. Loren Winship Drama Building (WIN)
300 E. 23rd Street, Austin, TX 78712
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