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Iphigenia at Aulis

November 5, 2016, 2:00 pm
Location Alexander Kasser Theater
SponsorDepartment of Theatre and DanceCost$15; no charge for undergraduates when you show your valid MSU ID at the box office, courtesy of your Performing Arts FeeMore Information InDepartment of Theatre and Dance
ArtistsDepartment of Theatre and DanceTickets
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A nation on the brink of war; a family torn apart; an unspeakable act of violence: this ancient Greek tragedy resonates with the immediacy of a Google newsfeed. Trapped with the Greek troops on the shores of Aulis, Agamemnon faces an impossible choice: sacrifice his own daughter, Iphigenia, to appease the gods, or remain beached. In desperation he summons wife and daughter for a wedding. When the truth is revealed, mother and lover fight to save Iphigenia from her father, the insatiable Greek army, and herself.