Τετάρτη, 9 Απριλίου 2014

Troubadour Theater Company presents ABBAMEMNON

Troubadour Theater Company presents ABBAMEMNON 

Date: Friday–Sunday,

April 18–20, 2014
Time: 8:00 p.m. (Friday),
3:00* and 8:00 p.m. (Saturday),
3:00 p.m. (Sunday)

*There will be a Q & A session following the 3:00 p.m. performance on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Location: Getty Villa, Auditorium
Admission: Tickets $7.
Call (310) 440-7300 or use the "Get Tickets" button below.



The sordid story of seduction and scheming, with the sweet Swedish sounds of the Seventies.

Why does Cassandra's plea to the Elder Chorus fall on deaf ears? Will Clytemnestra's plan to kill Agamemnon come to fruition? Will the Watchman ever get to sleep? Will Aegisthus be able to pronounce his own name?

The answer to these and other questions like, "Why are the Troubies back at the Getty Villa after their successful productions of Oedipus The King Mama, and For the Birds?" – Can only be answered by visiting the Getty Villa between April 18-20, for The Troubadour Theater Company's production of, ABBAMEMNON.

This ain't your Mama(Mia's) re-telling of this Grecian tragic masterwork by Aeschylus (author of the Orestia, a three play trilogy of which Agamemnon is the first installment). Bloody and bold, fierce and funny, this production by the masters of mayhem is sure to entertain, educate, and enlighten.

Featuring the music of the seminal Swedish band, ABBA, this 90 minute romp employs the theatrical conventions and devices of the Greeks, the Commedia del Arte, and Brecht. Physical and musical, along with a strong emotional core, the Troubies are bringing the noise, the funk, and the dysfunctional family vibe to life in what is considered by many to be the masterwork of all Greek tragedies.

Appropriate for ages 13 and up due to violence and sexual situations.

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