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'The Trojan Women' at WSU portrays tragedy of war

Thursday, February 13, 2014 | Share

Wichita State University Theater presents “The Trojan Women,” written by Euripides in 415 B.C. and translated by Nicholas Rudall. It shows at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19-Saturday, Feb 22, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Welsbacher Theatre, Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 29th and Oliver, entrance F.

General admission is $10, $8 for military, seniors, faculty and staff, $6 for students and free for WSU sudents at the box office with ID.

“The Trojan Women” tells the timeless story of the Trojan War through the eyes of the women it left behind. It is set just after the fall of Troy as common and royal women alike await their fates, taken to distant lands to serve the conquering Greeks.

The play is directed by WSU senior Trevor Comstock. The cast includes Sheena Monroe, Krista Nelson, Rian Leigh, Hannah See, Robert Thomas, Karina Williams, Esme Banuelos, Jami Mumma, Bailey Burcham, Kristen Bock and Alex Castaneda. Student designers include Catie Butcher, Andrea Deschaine, Jacob Locke, Alyce Murphy and Cody Buettgenbach.

“The Trojan Women” is a Second Stage production and is sponsored in part by the WSU Student Government Association. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Box Office from noon-5 p.m. weekdays in the lobby of Duerksen Fine Arts Center at Wichita State.

Contact the box office at 316-978-3233, or purchase tickets online.

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Created on Thursday, February 13, 2014; Last modified on Wednesday, September 03, 2014