In this new drama, the Trojan War is seen through the eyes of the women forced to endure man's need for power: Queen Hecuba, Cassandra, and she whose face launched a thousand ships, Helen of Troy. More…
As the conflict rages around the walls of the city of Troy (whose dilemma strangely resembles that of our world today),each passionate character is as much preoccupied by her own personal drama as by the impending disaster that will sweep it all away. All their fates weave together as Helen of Troy weaves her loom.
See it if I can’t think of a reason to see it unless maybe you have a friend or relative in the play
Don't see it if You want to see amazing acting, an interesting story, comfortable theatre. This was not at all my cup of tea. I was extremely disappointed
See it if you are a fan of Austin P. Good acting by great actors.
Don't see it if you were hoping for a good plot, direction, or some interesting gimmick making your time seeing this clunky play worth it.
See it if you might like a contemporary take on the Trojan War based on the classic Greek characters who move across a very small stage.
Don't see it if unless you are a fan of Austin Pendleton although he too seemed bored.
See it if You like well-informed, if diatribe-heavy, attempts to revitalize Trojan/Greek mythology
Don't see it if Simplistic, feminist-slanted revisionism of mythology (not up to Mists of Avalon rigor) tires you.
See it if You enjoy monologues and modern touches in period pieces.
Don't see it if You're easily bored or suffer second-hand embarrassment from extreme earnestness.