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A SCREAM 

I WANT THE WORLD TO HEAR... 

...BUT I WONDER,
WILL IT BE HEARD?"

 
 
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Witness the true stories and testament of those who have fled areas of conflict for safety in the UK, told alongside the classic tale of The Trojan Women. Has anything changed since 415 BC?

A new adaptation of Euripides' anti-war tragedy THE TROJAN WOMEN with a cast of UK-based Ukrainian, Afghan, Syrian and other refugees, professional actors, amateurs and community hosts.

 

Directed by Shani Erez and Amanda Waggott


Adapted by Charlotte Eagar, William Stirling, Amanda Waggott and the cast


Produced by The Trojan Women Project

An exciting taster of the work in progress was performed at the FT Weekend Festival on 3rd September and with the K+C Festival at Playground Theatre, London W10, on 8th August with a core cast of professional Ukrainian, and Syrian- Palestinian actors, all exiles from their homelands.

The performance received a standing ovation and rave audience reviews.

The cast includes Arwa Omarem, Valery Danko and Alina Venerchuk as well as the British actor Grace Haydn will lead the performance. 

Helping refugees overcome isolation, trauma, depression and giving them a platform to tell their stories to their host communities as well as building links and trying to provide new professional and personal opportunities are the core aims of the project. 

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"It was an extraordinary moment of connection across culture and time. It was a sharing of human pain, suffering, resilience, heroism and creative genius."

- Dr Kathleen M. Pike, University of Columbia,

 Departments of Psychiatry and Epidemiology

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"Astonishing...deeply moving...magnificent"

"4 stars"

(Audience reviews)
 
Coming soon
Chelsea Theatre Trojans project
London SW10 0DR

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SUPPORT OUR WORK 

by watching our films 

Buy or rent our films and all proceeds go towards supporting our ongoing projects and our refugee participants. 

Our films aim to amplify and document the voices and lived experiences of our refugee cast who participate in our joint therapeutic/advocacy projects. 

Watch our films to gain an insight into our work, and support our ongoing projects.