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Suppliants

Directed by Agatha Witteman. Play sponsored and presented by the Dramatic Art and Dance Dept., UCB, presented at the Greek Theater, 1990. A student production of The Suppliants, Aeschylus' greatest choral work. It tells the dramatic story of a group of young North African women who seek sanctuary in the Greek city of Argos in order to escape forced marriages to their Egyptian cousins. Staged against a stunning backdrop with throbbing African music and dance.View this video online (requires Windows Media player)