THE LOST WOMEN OF TROY
ADAPTED BY ISRAELI PLAYWRIGHT HANOCH LEVIN FROM EURIPIDES
DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY
PROFESSOR RANDY BARBARA KAPLAN
When: FIRST WEEK OF SPRING SEMESTER 2014
Where: Alice Austin Theatre, Brodie Hall
How: No preparation necessary – audition materials will be provided at auditions
Rehearsals: The Lost Women of Troy will rehearse from January until March once a week, Fridays from 4-7 pm (no rehearsal Feb. 14). After Spring Break we will rehearse Sundays-Thursdays, 7:00-10:00 pm and Fridays 4-7 pm as needed.
There are NO REHEARSALS over Spring Break.
Performance Dates: April 23-27, 2014
Who: Auditions are open to all students (Roles: 10 M, 11 W). Ethnic diversity in
casting is a must; students who can speak any Asian language are also sought.
Chorus of Five Greek Soldiers
Chorus of Five Trojan Women Prisoners of War
Agamemnon, King of Argos, Greek Commander
Odysseus, King of Ithaca, Greek General
Menelaus, King of Sparta, Helen of Troy’s rejected husband
Neoptolemus, King of Thessaly, Greek General
Talthybius, Older Messenger, an Officer in the Greek Army
Hecuba, Defeated Queen of Troy, now a wretched prisoner of war
Cassandra, Hecuba’s last surviving daughter, blessed with the gift of prophecy
Andromache, Widow of Hecuba’s son Hector, Mother of Astyanax
Polyxena, Hecuba’s daughter who is murdered by the Greek Army
Astyanax, Andromache’s son and Hecuba’s grandson; to be cast with a female
Helen, a woman so beautiful and desirable, her face was said to have “launched the thousand ships” and caused The Trojan War
Students who are cast in faculty-directed productions can receive one (1) credit of Theatre 260: (Theatre Practicum). If you are not a Theatre Major or Minor, you can participate in three one-credit Practica over the course of your Geneseo studies to count as one Fine Arts Core class, provided your second Fine Arts Core class is not a Theatre class.
We will work around KASA Night, Sangamum, and Geneseo Bhangra performances.
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Wednesdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Fridays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Kimberly Olsen, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR kro4@ geneseo.edu
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