HelenReturn

Playwright Ellen McLaughlin Producer Theatre of Yugen  [Website] Description A modern adaptation of Euripides’ classic tragic-comedy of Helen of Troy. This epic explores beauty, women, gender, societal expectations, iconography, storytelling, abduction, war, and death.

The gods have replaced Helen with a phantom and whisked the real woman away to an Egyptian hotel room to await her judgement or rescue. After seventeen years of solitude, endless routine, and one serious fly infestation, company arrives. Will their stories save her? Can the woman transcend the icon?
Running Time 1:30 Performers Adrian Deane   [Helen]
Leticia Duarte   [Servant]
Steven Flores   [Menelaus]
Lateisha Howe   [Io]
Stefani Potter   [Athena]
Creative Staff Shannon Davis   [Director]
Randy Wong-Westbrooke   [Scenic Designer]
Ariel Quenell-Silverstein   [Costume Designer]
Miranda Waldron   [Lighting Designer]
Ella Cooley   [Sound Designer]
Production Staff LeeAnn Dowd   [Assistant Director]
McKenna Moses   [Stage Manager]
McKenna Moses   [Production Manager]

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2840 Mariposa St. , San Francisco, CA 94110   Box Office:  (415) 621-507
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