Are we somehow complicit in the disintegration and violence that is happening somewhere else? Trojan Women is a radical re-envisioning of the Greek classic set in the imagined wreckage of Penn Station, integrating testimony from survivors of recent civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia. If there is truth in the Greek concept of tragedy, in which cycles of order and disorder are governed by fate, the catastrophic disaster that is always happening elsewhere would someday happen here. Photo Credit: Troy Hourie

Are we somehow complicit in the disintegration and violence that is happening somewhere else? Trojan Women is a radical re-envisioning of the Greek classic set in the imagined wreckage of Penn Station, integrating testimony from survivors of recent civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia. If there is truth in the Greek concept of tragedy, in which cycles of order and disorder are governed by fate, the catastrophic disaster that is always happening elsewhere would someday happen here.


Photo Credit: Troy Hourie


Trojan Women

The Classical Theatre of Harlem

Adapted & Directed by Alfred Preisser

USA (New York)

UTR 2008 - Harlem Stage