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University of Waikato's Theatre Studies students, TROJAN BARBIE

“If you like your live theatre thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, and cathartic, then Christine Evans’ Trojan Barbie… is for you." - Huffington Post.
Written by Christine Evans, directed by Gaye Poole and performed by the Univesity of Waikato's third year Theatre Studies students, TROJAN BARBIE: A car-crash encounter with Euripides’ Trojan Women.

As the fall of Troy ripples through time, Christine Evans contorts past with the 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 Polly X encounter modern soldiers. Helen of Troy is the “War Bitch”.

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

Tickets are available at the door at $10 concession/student and $12 full.

Bookings via alison.southby@waikato.ac.nz
Or at 07 838 4922

 

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