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Ajax in Iraq

Presented by USC Department of Theatre and Dance at Longstreet Theatre, Columbia SC

Oct 03 - 11 2014
Ajax in Iraq

 by Ellen McLaughlin
Directed by Peter Duffy
Longstreet Theatre

Somewhere in the world, at any given moment, American soldiers are on duty and in harm’s way. Ajax in Iraq explores our military troops’ personal struggles by juxtaposing the devastating experiences of A.J., a young, female American soldier fighting in Iraq, with the centuries-old tale of Sophocles’ Ajax, tragic hero of the Trojan War. The goddess Athena coolly presides over these parallel stories in playwright Ellen McLaughlin’s

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$12 for students
$16 for University Faculty/Staff, Military and Seniors 60+
$18 for General Public

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