Hecuba at Stage Left Theater February 22-March 10, 2019 Written by Irish Playwright Marina Carr, Directed by Rebecca McNeill
Troy has fallen. It’s the end of war and the beginning of something else. Something worse. A contemporary retelling of an ancient tale of war, women, and tragedy -- Hecuba, the Queen of Troy, witnesses the destruction of her city, her people, and her family as Agamemnon and the Greek kings return to Greece at the end of the Trojan War.
As the cries die down after the final battle, there are reckonings to be made. Humiliated by her defeat and imprisoned by the charismatic victor Agamemnon, the great queen Hecuba must wash the blood of her buried sons from her hands, and lead her daughters forward into a world they no longer recognize. Agamemnon has slaughtered his own daughter to win this war. But now another sacrifice is demanded…in a world where human instinct has been ravaged by violence, is everything as it seems in the hearts of the winners and those they have defeated?
Performances: February 22 through March 10, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays: 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees: 2:00 p.m. Tickets: spokanestageleft.org
Photo session: Pre-rehearsal, Monday evening, 2/18/19. Please contact Deborah or Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your photographer, or request prints from Stage Left. We appreciate your continued interest.
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