Queens Of Syria, playing at Young Vic

Queens Of Syria

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Euripides’ anti-war tragedy The Trojan Women is adapted by an all-female cast of Syrian refugees in Queens Of Syria, running for a single week at the Young Vic. Read More >

Euripides’ anti-war tragedy The Trojan Women is adapted by an all-female cast of Syrian refugees in Queens Of Syria, running for a single week at the Young Vic.

Incorporating their own harrowing experiences and narratives of ferocious war and bitter exile into the ancient Greek text, their plight lends fresh pertinence to the horrors of the classic play.

Telling the tale of the women displaced by the turmoil of Troy, the powerful stage performance is interspersed with scenes from Yasmin Fedda’s award-winning documentary, providing a revelatory opportunity for British audiences to hear first-hand the harsh realities of life as a refugee.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/07/2016

Opening Night: 06/07/2016

Closing Night: 09/07/2016

Running time: 1hr30

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Producer - Developing Artists, Refuge Productions & The Young Vic

Author - Euripides

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