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The Strength of Women is a production of two one-act plays directed by Lori L'italien and Steven Bloom
DIRECTED BY LORI L'ITALIEN
2 - 6 men; 6-13 women
To give shape to the endless days in a refugee camp, a group of girls from different countries come together to put on a production of The Trojan Women with the help of an aid worker. The girls come from everywhere from the Middle East to Africa, but they all connect fiercely with Euripides' play, which tells the story of the aftermath of the Trojan War through the eyes of the women in a conquered city. The Refugee Women is an arresting and immediate tale of resilience.
DIRECTED BY STEVE BLOOM
3 men - 2 women
Trifles is unusually powerful and effective, and gives fine roles for two strong actresses. The wife of a strangled farmer is arrested on suspicion. An American classic by one of the original members of the Provincetown Playhouse, where this play was premiered.The playwright, Susan Glaspell, is a Pulitzer Prize-Winner.
Saturday, March 30 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Yamawaki Art Center, Auditorium
49 Myrtle Ave., Newton, MA-02466