Aulis: An Act of Nihilism In One Long Act
Theater, Dance and Performance Studies
March 6-15, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00pm
Lifes a Beach. Then you die. Christopher Chen, TDPS alumnus and Glickman Prize winner for The Hundred Flowers Project, returns to UC Berkeley with a bold new play! In this humorous, absurdist take on Euripides, King Agamemnon faces a heart-wrenching choice: Sacrifice his beloved only daughter to the gods, or condemn the entire Greek army to defeat before ever reaching Troy.
Other public programs include:
Friday, March 6
Opening Night of Aulis: An Act of Nihilism in One Long Act
Zellerbach Playhouse, 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 7
Aulis panel discussion with playwright Christopher Chen, director Mina Morita and TDPS professor and classics scholar Mark Griffith, who will discuss issues of adaptation, nihilism and new play development.
Zellerbach Playhouse, 4:30-5:30 pm, followed by the show at 8pm
For more information, please visit the following website.