The 2011-12 McGill Classics Play will be a new English version of Euripides' Hippolytos, directed by Carina de Klerk, translated by McGill Classics students, with original electronic music by Virek. Hippolytos will take place at the La Sala Rossa, 4848 Boulevard Saint Laurent, on the 1, 6 and 7 of February, 2012. Performances 8 pm/ doors 7 pm. 12$/8$ students.
Live DJ set to follow each performance by Jason oS (Modern Urban Jazz, Absys Records, Subtle Audio Recordings, Counter Intelligence Recordings) and Joey Mnemonic (Subtle Audio Recordings).
Free entry to DJ set at 9:30 pm- come dance!!!
To hear some of Virek's awesome Phaidra theme, click here. All the music from the play is now available here.
Facebook event here.
"...immersive and multisensory in a way theatre often doesn’t dare to be."- Naomi Endicott, McGill Daily. For the full review, click here.
In conjunction with this year's production of Hippolytos, we're pleased to present a public lecture by Prof. KO Chong-Gossard (Melbourne), entitled "Why does Phaedra kill herself?" at 3 pm, Friday, February 3rd, in ARTS 160. All welcome!
The goals of the annual McGill Classics Play are simple: to give our Classics students a new perspective on material that they usually only experience as written texts in the classroom, to give non-Classics students an opportunity to experience ancient drama, and to bring that drama to the greater Montreal community. Inclusivity is key to these goals, and everyone who wants to participate can. If you would like more information, or are interested in helping to support the McGill Classics Play in the future, please email lynn.kozak [at] mcgill.ca.