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Trojan Barbie by Christine Evans

31st May 2017 7:00pm - 3rd Jun 2017 7:00pm

Directed by Gaye Poole

Performed by Theatre Studies' Play Production students.

As the fall of Troy ripples through time, Christine Evans contorts past with present in Trojan Barbie. Alongside a backdrop of modern warfare we follow Lotte, on holiday in modern Turkey, as she crosses paths with Trojan women (Hecuba, Andromache) in a US military war encampment.  Ancient myth melds with modern warfare. Cassandra and PollyX encounter modern soldiers. Helen of Troy is the 'war bitch'.

“If you like your live theatre thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, and cathartic, then Christine Evans’ Trojan Barbie… is for you." - Huffington Post.

Mature content and strong language

Cast: Kelsey Becht, Jamie Braithwaite, Caleb Coffey, Lily Empson,
Jono Freebairn, Chelsea Graham, Hannah Grant, Nick Hall, Andrew Lyall,
Dyani Morgan, Georgia Pollock, Sherrie Roue-Walker, Lisa Sandford,
Rhiannon Sheridan, Tycho Smith.

Stage manager: Missy Mooney
Lighting design: Alec Forbes
Sound operator: Jonathan Wilce
Graphic design: Vincent Owen

$10/$12 - cash sales at door
Bookings: 8384922 or alison.southby@waikato.ac.nz