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Trojan Women (Hudson Warehouse)

8 Members say: Relevant, Ambitious, Resonant, Great acting, Great staging
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1h 15m | Already closed | The Bernie Wohl Center (Upper W Side)

Hudson Warehouse presents this updated and modernized version of Euripides classic tale adapted from the original text and the work of Chuck Mee. More…

With the men annihilated and their city in ruins, the women of Troy are corralled into a makeshift prison awaiting their fate at the hands of their brutal captors. Graphic content: recommended for ages 13 and up.


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85
Absorbing, Intelligent, Quirky, Resonant, Surprising

See it if you want to see a smart twist on one of the great surviving Greek dramas, as eloquent a condemnation of war's collateral damage as exists.

Don't see it if you like your classic Greek drama straight, or have trouble with plays that collage different ages, styles & tones.

Also I’m sifting through bits of memory as I write this: I saw Charles Mee’... Read more Read less

82
Great acting, Intense, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if The story was told different, but good, the cast was great.

Don't see it if At times it becomes intense, maybe difficult/upsetting to watch.

80
Ambitious, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Imaginative

See it if you appreciate intelligent theater with conveying complex ideas with dramatic action. Interestingly creative.

Don't see it if you prefer light amusement. This is strong stuff for hearty viewers.

80
Edgy, Relevant, Great staging, Fresh

See it if you are stimulated by updatings of classic Greek plays.

Don't see it if you prefer something lighter or have a problem with graphic violence.

Also In this updating, Troy has been destroyed by a nuclear blast. Playwrig... Read more Read less

74
Ambitious, Quirky, Resonant, Disappointing, Heavy handed

See it if If you want to see an updated Trojan Women w/a different take & have the patience to overlook the overindulged, it has its strong moments.

Don't see it if Well intentiomed bit a lost btwn 2 worlds-reality & a fantasy like environment where song is supposed to give the strongest emotional pull.

72
Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Great staging

See it if You want to see a modern take on a classic and are up for a heavy theme and presentation.

Don't see it if You want a light comedy or musical.

45
Underwhelming, Unusual, Unfocused, Unvarying, Unrooted

See it if you live on the Upper West Side and are scouting out community theaters that might be open to hearing your low-budget concept for a classic.

Don't see it if you agree that playwrights Euripides and Charles L. Mee alike will slide from pathos to bathos in the wrong directorial hands.

79
Thought-provoking, Relevant, Resonant, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy modern Chuck Mee takes on classic texts, to support an ensemble of talented women.

Don't see it if You don't want to trek up to the UWS, you are triggered by sexual assault and violence.


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