The Love of the Nightingale

By Timberlake Wertenbaker

Directed by Talish Barrow

A lonely queen sends her husband to retrieve her sister from faraway Athens, an ill-fated trip that results in betrayal and violence. Timberlake Wertenbaker’s retelling of the Ancient Greek myth of the rape of Philomela, this powerful drama tells of sisterly love, revenge and the consequences of
enforced silence.

Post performance discussion on October 23, 2008

Produced by University Theatre at Hemsley Theatre, 821 University Avenue, UW Vilas Hall,Madison

Performances: October 17 - November 1, 2008

Performance Times: October 17,18,23-25, 30,31 and November 1 at 7:30 pm October 26 at 2 pm

Ticket Prices: $14-$20

Call 608-262-1500 for reservations or more information.

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