After Sophocles, Text by Robert Johnson, Jonathan Graffam & Cast
27 SEPT - 2 OCT 2016, THE BASEMENT, HAWTHORN ARTS CENTRE
With Hawthorn Arts Centre & Melbourne Fringe Festival
At the end of the Trojan War, Ajax is denied his friend Achilles’ armour. After 10 years of constant war he snaps. Ashamed of his deeds, he plans to kill himself. His wife and child do their best to change his mind.
This rarely performed tragedy shines a light powerful themes of themes of death, commitment and war.
Photos by Rhyall Williams.
"..Utterly heartbreaking and absolutely chilling . . . a terrifying and confronting look at the cycle of war."
- Holi Walsh, Shakespeare Oz
CREATIVES & CREW
Director/Producer/Designer/Adapter/SM - Robert Johnson
Dramaturg/Sound Design- Jonathan Graffam
Linguistic consultant- Stephanie Ghajar
Ajax- Seton Pollock
Tekmessa- Kerrie-Anne Baker
Odysseus- Chad O'Brien
Eurysaka- Chenoa Williams