BOTTOM LINE: A flawed heroine’s raw, tragicomic quest for love and redemption.
Considered the foundational myth of Western society, the tale of Aeneas, fabled father of the Roman Empire, arguably functions as the origin story of every successive civilization, including ours. However, closer scrutiny of this hallowed narrative—namely, the doomed love between Aeneas and Dido, Queen of Carthage—reveals darker truths about the betrayal, folly, and cruelty on which our culture stands...
The Festival runs February 14 - March 4.
2 Theaters, 3 Weeks, 12 Days, 30 independent theater companies, and over 150 performances.
We will be reviewing many of the shows in the festival.