Wooster Group: Cry, Trojans!

The Wooster Group: CRY, TROJANS! (Troilus & Cressida)

“American theater’s most inspired company.”
The New York Times

World Premiere

The Wooster Group’s newest production, Cry, Trojans!, tackles the Trojan side of Shakespeare’s dark and scabrous Trojan War play about sincere love corrupted and the downfall of a noble hero. The piece originated as a co-production between The Wooster Group and the Royal Shakespeare Company for the World Shakespeare Festival, presented in conjunction with the 2012 London Olympics. In that version, the RSC played the Greeks and the Group played the Trojans. Director Elizabeth LeCompte and the Wooster Group have converted the collaboration into an independent piece, reimagining the Trojans as a pastiche fictional tribe of early Americans struggling to assert its dignity in the face of doom. 

Post performance discussion on Wednesday, March 5 and Friday, March 7. 

Funded in part by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Associated Images: 

Date/TimeGM/STCA
THU 2/27
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
FRI 2/28
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
SAT 3/1
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
SUN 3/2
3:00 pm
$50$40$25
TUE 3/4
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
WED 3/5
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
THU 3/6
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
FRI 3/7
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
SAT 3/8
8:30 pm
$50$40$25
SUN 3/9
3:00 pm
$50$40$25

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff