The Rude Mechanicals to Present Euripides’ Andromache

Chorus-leader in Andromache

(The Picket)-The Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players present Euripides’ ancient Greek play Andromache on Friday, July 14, and Saturday, July 15, at 8 pm, and Sunday, July 16, at 3 pm, in Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University. The play follows the difficulties of the title character Andromache, the widow of Hector Prince of Troy, following the Trojan War as a slave in the home of the son of Achilles. As a slave to the son of the warrior who killed her husband Andromache faces threats of death and great mistreatment.  Shepherd University students featured in the cast or crew are Mariella Avendano, Lyvon Campbell, Gabrielle Hess, TK Lindsay, and Shepherd University May graduates Allexandra Benedict, Jeannie Moore, Shelby Taylor. Admission is $5 for the general public, FREE for Shepherd University students, $2 for other students and Shepherd University faculty and staff.  For more information about the production, contact Betty Ellzey (, 304-876-5208).

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