ELECTRA: AN AMERICAN
Tuesday, April 15, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 17, 12:30 p.m.
(High school matinee,
Multi-Purpose Room, University Union
Tickets are $12 General Admission, $7
Students with ID.
Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy
Electra has been brought into an 1880’s post-civil war Americana landscape in
this new staging written by David Skeele and directed by Gordon R. Phetteplace.
Electra, blinded by the death of her
father, and driven by her need for vengeance reveals how ‘Pride leadeth to a
fall’- even when it is all we have left. Electra: An American Gothic gives
audiences a solemn reminder about the evils of vengeance and the power of forgiveness
in this 60 minute preview performance presented by the Department of Theatre in
advance of its world premiere tour to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland