The Syrian Trojan Women

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On the 18th of December, the Syrian Trojan Women project staged a production of Euripides' tragedy The Trojan Women with a cast of Syrian refugee actors and crew in Amman. Their reinterpretation of this 2000-year-old play traces the parallels between the fates of the women of Troy and contemporary Syrian women refugees fleeing the violence in their country. As the project is described on the website: “Euripides’ The Trojan Women is set at the fall of Troy. It is about the fate of the … [Read more...]


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