Acting Outstanding In Weepy DramaRichard Marsh Dearborn Press and Guide August 2000
The drama department at Henry Ford Community College makes it a point to provide its students as extensive of a variety of theater formats, styles and genres as possible to participate in. The latest is this summer’s “The Trojan Woman,” the Euripides ancient Greek tragedy updated into an Italian forces-occupied area of northern Africa in World War II.
Trojan WomenSue Suchyta Dearborn Times Herald August 2000
Henry Ford Community College closes its 1999-2000 theatre season August 27 with their production of Euripides; “Trojan Women” (in contemporary translation). While the complicated dialogue and tragic nature of the play does not appeal to non-theatre aficionados, the show represents an important challenge to college actors.
Cast and Crew
- Soldiers: Majd Murad, Sevy Martin, Tim Jacobs, Rami Younas, Billy Spicher, Jim Piche
- Admiral Poseidon: Sevy Martin
- Athena: Joanna Eckman
- Hecuba: Jere Ortiz
- Female Chorus: Jamie Jacobs, Joanna Eckman, Amy Gray, Kimberly Shamey, Laurel Wolfe, Joanne Robertson
- Cassandra: Deirdre Ortiz-Brittain
- Leftenant Talthybius: Abe Dakhlallah
- Andromache: Morgan Manasa
- Astayanax: Sean McIntyre
- General Menelaus: Dan Frederick
- Helen: Jamie Jacobs