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In this tragedy [about part of the aftermath of the Trojan War], which made its appearance in 1667, there is a more intricate plot than is usual in Racine's plays, and it offers a greater variety of character and motive. Love, jealousy, friendship, conjugal fidelity, maternal tenderness, anger, and despair are all portrayed with skillful touches; and if the language is that of the French Court of the seventeenth century, the natural emotions of the human heart, the same in all ages, show themselves plainly under the mask of conventional mannerism - Summary by The Translator Cast list: Andromache, widow of Hector, Captive of Pyrrhus: Sonia Pyrrhus, Son of Achilles, King of Epirus: Matthew Reece Orestes, Son of Agamemnon: Richard Jaspering Hermione, Daughter of Helen, betrothed to Pyrrhus: Shreya Sethi Pylades, Friend of Orestes: Alan Mapstone Cleone, Friend of Hermione: Jessica Hendra Cephissa, Friend of Andromache: Hanna Ponomarenko Phoenix, Tutor of Achilles, and afterwards of Pyrrhus: ToddHW Stage Directions: David Purdy Editing: ToddHW

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