Second Look Series

During the second weekend of each production, Brandeis Theater Company invites you to attend our Second Look Series, a post-play discussion designed to bring you closer to one or more aspects of the play and give you the chance to meet the creators of the show.

Hecuba Colloquium

Thursday, April 2, 2009, 2 to 5:45 p.m.
"In Naming You I Name Myself: Words, Wrath, and Retribution in Euripides' Hecuba"
This symposium was made possible by a generous contribution from Jennifer Eastman '68.

Event I: The Jennifer Eastman Lecture Series , 2:00 p.m.
"'What's Hecuba to him...?' The Dangerous Grief of Euripides' Hecuba"
Helene Foley, Professor of Classics and Ancient Studies
Barnard College
Discussion to follow.
Location: Levine-Ross 1/2
 
Event II: The Classical Studies Colloquium Series , 3:10 p.m.
"Euripides' Hecuba: The Limits of Sympathy, Past and Present"
Eirene Visvardi, Florence Levy Kay Fellow in Ancient Greek Theater
Brandeis University
Discussion to follow.
Location: Levine-Ross 1/2
 
Event III: The Classical Studies Colloquium Series , 4:10 p.m.
A Demonstration of Dramatic Method in Ancient Greek Theater
Participants: Eric H. Hill, Sherman Chair of the Department of Theater Arts, with actors from the April 2009 Brandeis production of Euripides' Hecuba
Brandeis University
Location: Levine-Ross 1/2
 
Event IV: The Classical Studies Colloquium Series, 5:10 p.m.
Round Table Discussion with the Audience
Participants: Professors Helene Foley, Eric H. Hill, Eirene Visvardi, and Leonard C. Muellner (Classical Studies)
Brandeis University
Location: Levine-Ross 1/2

Event V: A Brandeis Department of Theater Arts Production at the Mainstage Theater, 8 p.m.
Euripides' Hecuba
Directed and adapted for the stage by Eric H. Hill, Sherman Chair of the Department of Theater Arts
Translated from the Ancient Greek by Professors Leonard Muellner and Eirene Visvardi, with the Fall Term 2008 students of GRK 115b
Location: Mainstage Theatre. Ticket Information

For more information on the 2008-09 Classical Colloquium Series, please visit the Classical Studies Web site.