World Premiere comedy with music written by Chuck Faerber, directed by Rick Kuhlman, similar in style and spirit to "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" but whackier, involving Greek soldiers embedded in the fabled Trojan Horse.
Runs Sat, Aug 10 – Sun, Sep 08 Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 3pm Show Calendar
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Written by Chuck Faerber
Directed by Rick Kuhlman
Were the Greek soldiers inside the fabled Trojan Horse heroes or cowards? That’s the question addressed by “Greeks, 6 – Trojans, 5,” a comedy with music very much in the spirit of “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum”…but wackier. You’ll meet the “heroic” Greek soldiers who manned the Horse…the incompetent major who cracks under the pressure of supervising mail call…the anxiety-plagued private who views the Horse as his ticket out of the job of bailing latrines…the imbedded Cretan journalist Cnesson from Cnossus, who is chastised for the consecutive consonants in his name…the special forces female sergeant who battles two foes, the Trojans and sexism (and whose song of protest, “Enough!”, brings down the Horse…er…house)…the sports agent who sells out his archer client for “a Pelagonian virgin and a eunuch to be named later”…and many more.
Though set in the ancient world, “Greeks, 6 – Trojans, 5” is an eccentric and irreverent slant on modern warfare, technology and mores.