[Theaterfacultystaff] FW: ***Big Time Theatrical Event***
wagnerm at ohio.edu
Fri Apr 20 09:57:03 EDT 2012
Peter Meineck and the Aquila Theater Company will be performing tomorrow at 2pm at the Athens County Public Library!!!! Get there if you can and Please Spread the word!!!!
Questions should be directed to William Owens in the Classics Department, owensb at ohio.edu
Assistant Director School of Theater
Project Director Arts for Ohio
Kantner Hall 307
From: "Owens, William" <owensb at ohio.edu<mailto:owensb at ohio.edu>>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:49:22 -0400
To: Maureen Wagner <wagnerm at ohio.edu<mailto:wagnerm at ohio.edu>>
Subject: ***Big Time Theatrical Event***
COULD YOU PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD among School of Theater faculty and staff news about the following event that is taking place tomorrow:
Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue
A National Conversation
April 21, 2012 / 2:00 pm / Big Meeting Room /
Athens Public Library / 30 Home Street / Athens, Ohio / 45701
Aeschylus, Agamemnon. “The Sacrifice of Iphigenia.”
Lines 104-159; 184-255.
(Oresteia by Aeschylus, translated with notes by Peter Meineck, and introduction by Helene P. Foley. Hackett: Indianapolis & Cambridge, MA, 2007. Performed by permission of the publisher.)
Sophocles, Ajax. “The Countless Course of Time.”
Lines 411-480; 815-865.
(Four Tragedies by Sophocles, translated with introduction and notes by Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff. Hackett: Indianapolis & Cambridge, MA, 2007. Performed by permission of the publisher.)
Euripides, Herakles. “The Messenger.”
(Adapted from Robert Emmet Meagher, Herakles Gone Mad: Rethinking Heroism in an Age of Endless War. Olive Branch Press, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc.: Northampton, MA, © Robert Emmet Meagher, 2006. Performed by permission.)
Homer, Odyssey. “The Great Rooted Bed.”
Book 23: Lines 170-328.
(The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fagles, with introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. Penguin Classics: London & New York, 1996. Performed by permission of the publisher.)
THIS PERFORMANCE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
The Aquila Theater is a big deal— and we completely dropped the ball on the publicity for this event. So, any rallying you are able to do would be greatly appreciated.
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