by William Shakespeare

BLACKFRIARS PREMEIRE The biggest names in Classical history - Achilles, Hector, Ajax, and Helen of Troy - collide in Troilus and Cressida, Shakespeare’s foray into the Trojan war. Like his other star-crossed titular characters, the Trojan prince, Troilus, and his Greek beloved, Cressida, are split by the conflicts that rage around them; and patriotism conquers love as the characters navigate the all-too personal ramifications of war.

Sponsored by Dr. Richard B. Smith