Hercules in Manhattan
Originally Aired: Thursday February 15, 2018
Watch a dramatic theatrical reading of Euripides’ Madness of Hercules, an ancient Greek tragedy about a gruesome act of violence committed by an angry man with an invincible weapon.
Featuring Brooklyn City Council Member Jumaane Williams, and actors Frankie Faison, Chinasa Ogbuagu and Ato Essandoh. This is a project of Theater of War Productions, which presents community-specific, theater-based projects that address pressing public health and social issues.
A conversation between members of the law enforcement community, victims and perpetrators of gun violence and the general public about gun violence will follow the performance.