AJAX

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

 

CAST

Ajax- Seton Pollock

Tekmessa- Kerrie-Anne Baker

Odysseus- Chad O'Brien

Eurysaka- Chenoa Williams