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Iphigenia 2.0

by Charles L. Mee
directed by Thomas Weitz

Iphigenia 2.0 is Charles L. Mee’s modern retelling of Euripides’ classic Iphigenia at Aulis. When Agamemnon, the leader of the Greek army, decides to take his troops into battle, he is asked to first make the ultimate sacrifice of his eldest daughter. Faced with an impossible situation, Agamenon must weigh the welfare of his family against the welfare of his country. Featuring excerpts from Wilfred Owen’s World War I poetry, George Washington’s infamous book of gentleman’s etiquette, and the music of L.L. Cool J and Pink Cadillac.

February 12, 2009 - February 21, 2009
Previews : WED 2/11 & THU 2/12
(312) 922-1999

Josef Bette (Soldier 4), Kevin Bigley (Achilles), Katherine Cobb (Iphigenia), Mitchell Duran (Soldier 2), Ariana Dziedzic (Clytemnestra), William Gillespie (Soldier 1), Loresa Grigsby (Bridesmaid 1), Rashaad Hall (Soldier 3), Jonathan Kitt (Menelaus), Pascuala Mayorga (Bridesmaid 2), Joshua Rowe (Agamemnon).

The production team includes scenic design by Brendan Boston, costume design by Rossella S. Nitti, lighting design by Elizabeth Patterson, sound design by Victoria(Toy) Delorio, and stage management by Taylor Jenkins.