Fifty terrified brides fleeing an arranged marriage take refuge in an Italian Villa, with fifty angry grooms hot on their trail, hell-bent on reclaiming their “property.” As tensions rise and their trip down the aisle nears, sisters Thyona, Olympia, and Lydia hatch a desperate plan to escape the darker side of love and matrimony. MFA candidate Gina Marie Hayes directs a wild version of an Aeschylus play that blows open the gender divide and gives new meaning to “until death do us part.”
Northwestern University is pleased to launch The Bosher Collection, a searchable digital database of records pertaining to the history of performances of Greek and Roman drama on Chicago area stages from 1840 to the present. The Bosher Collection is a division of The Classicizing Chicago Project.
Intended for research purposes, this open access resource includes detailed information about the performances, images and contextual ephemera and will be updated and augmented regularly.
Recent and Upcoming Performances
Browse upcoming and recent classics-related theatre performances in the Chicago area