Aquila Theatre – The Trojan War: Our Warrior Chorus

Photo: "A Female Philoctetes"; based on Sophocles Desiree Sanchez, Artistic Director Peter Meineck, Founder/Lighting Designer Julia Crocket, Philoctetes Michael Ring, Neoptolemus James Lavender, Odysseus Calder Shilling, Chorus Leader Zara Lawler, Chorus/Flutist/Associate Music Director Michael Castelblanco, Chorus Ken Goode, Chorus Marco Reininger, Chorus; Photo Call: Friday, April 18, 2014; 3:00 PM at the Hillman Studio/BAM Fisher; Brooklyn Academy of Music, NYC; Photograph: © 2014 Richard Termine PHOTO CREDIT - Richard Termine

Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union

Tickets

Tickets are available online, at Ticket Central, or by phone 919.515.1100.
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$25-$30  |  NC State students $6.25

Bonus Event

Arrive early for a pre-show discussion with a member of the Aquila Theatre company.
7pm, Room 3222, Talley Student Union

Performer Profile

The Aquila Theatre and American combat veterans/actors of the Warrior Chorus collaborate on a unique theatrical experience – The Trojan War, where the classic myths of ancient Greece and Rome are set against the compelling narratives of modern war.

The Trojan War uses epic moments from Homer’s Iliad and scenes from other classical Greek drama and poetry to propel a thrilling chronicle of men and women at war. The clash of gods and heroes, the rage of Achilles, the suicide of Ajax, the fall of Troy and the rise of Rome are among the many stories of war and homecoming told by the Aquila Theatre alongside members of the Warrior Chorus.

The Warrior Chorus is a national program that brings together men and women who served in the United States military and trains them to the highest level in the performing arts and humanities. The finest members of three Warrior Choruses (New York, California and Texas) will join Aquila’s professional artists to tell these moving stories.

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