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SITI Company on “Trojan Women (after Euripides)” at the Getty Villa

SITI company premieres a newly commissioned adaptation of Euripides’ Trojan Women at the Getty Villa on September 8. “We’ve been working for 20 years to do this play,” says Leon Ingulsrud, who helped found the New York-based ensemble in 1991.

In this video, director Anne Bogart, playwright Jocelyn Clarke, and cast members Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud discuss why completing this production of Trojan Women in their 20th anniversary year has such a deep connection and meaning for the company. Clarke also discusses the adaptation and what’s unique about this new version of the play.

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      The Chivalry Project in Person

      Join us Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, for the first two installments of our free manuscript-making workshops with artist Becca Lofchie at the Getty Center. Create and illustrate your own rule of chivalry, be it newly invented or tried and true! Handmade rules will be featured here on The Chivalry Project tumblr.

      11am to 3:30pm both days.

      Also to see: Chivalry in the Middle Ages, which inspired the project.

      The Fourth Trumpet (detail), about 1255. (Text 2014.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig III 1, fol. 12v

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