Philoctetes, An Evening of Performance and Dialogue: March 5, 2018
S:US is proud to be partnering with Theater of War for a performance reading of Sophocles’ Philoctetes, an ancient Greek play about a warrior who was abandoned by his friends on a desolate island. This play then becomes the catalyst for a facilitated discussion about the challenges faced by people who are homeless.
Monday, March 5, 2018
The Pershing Square Signature Center
The Irene Diamond stage
480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY
Starring Chinasa Ogbuagu, Amy Ryan, and Zach Grenier
Reception to follow
Theater of War is an innovative social-impact company that uses a combination of theater and guided public dialogue to address pressing public health and social issues. For the past nine years, Theater of War has been performing and facilitating powerful discussions in a variety of settings, including shelters, hospitals, prisons, and residential programs throughout the country and the world.