Tagged: Ajax

Tonight: Theater of War pre-show talk, after-show reception

From Erin McDonagh (Core ’08, CAS ’10), member of the EnCore Steering Committee: As Core alums, we all know that no one understood war or tragedy like the ancient Greeks. In Theater of War, actors read excerpts from Sophocles’ tragedies Ajax and Philoctetes, with the aim of drawing attention to the challenges faced by veterans […]

Another response to the A.R.T. Ajax

Prof. David Roochnik, Core seminar leader, lecturer, and professor in the Department of Philosophy, wrote in to the Core blog to share this thoughts about the production of Ajax Core students and faculty attended this weekend. Interesting production. Brilliant idea to use the video screens for the chorus. But the disconnected speeches they uttered were, […]

Tonight: Sarah Benson at the BU Castle

The American Repertory Theater is putting up a production of Sophocles’ Ajax this month, a world-premiere of this particular translation. This evening, Obie Award-winning director Sarah Benson will speak about her experience directing classical Greek plays professionally, and about her work on the upcoming production. This event is part of the Core-sponsored series of lectures […]