AJAX IN IRAQ

31 Oct AJAX IN IRAQ

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute Presents:

AJAX IN IRAQ 

By Ellen McLaughlin
Directed by Kelly O’Donnell

November 9-11, 2017 | 7:30pm
The Irma Sandrey Theatre

 Tickets: $10 General Admission
$5 Students/Alumni

Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s mash-up of Sophocles’ classic tragedy Ajax with the modern-day war in Iraq. The play follows the parallel narratives of Ajax, an ancient Greek military hero, and A.J., a modern female American soldier, both undone by the betrayal of a commanding officer. Athena, goddess of war, coolly presides over the whole. Inspired by material collected from interviews with Iraq war veterans and their families, Ajax in Iraq explores the timeless struggle soldiers face in trying to make sense of war.


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FEATURING:

Cecilia Cereijido-Bloche
Anat Cogan
Ayla Eloy
Charlotte Frøyland
Te’ena Klein
Almir Kurtic
Rodrigo Marques
Prachi Modi
Kyle Primack
Adhvay Sankar
Olga Rendón
Nikhill Verma

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 CREATIVE TEAM

Production Stage Manager – Rafaella Rossi
Assistant Stage Manager – Jessica Tsibidis-Goldberg
Scenic/Props Design – Elizabeth Mak
Costume Design – Johanna Pan
Wardrobe Head – Alessandro Tramet
Lighting Design – Kia Rogers
Sound Design – Jacob Subotnick
Producing Manger – Haydn Díaz
Technical Director – Joel Soren