Persians by Aeschylus
Thursday–Saturday, September 4–27, 8:00 p.m. | The Getty Villa, Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater
Created and Performed by SITI Company
Translated by Aaron Poochigian
This emotional story of war, victory, and loss experienced by an imagined Persian court is not only the earliest Greek tragedy to survive, but also the sole surviving play centered on a historic battle. Persians glorifies the Athenian victors, yet humanizes the defeated Persians, emphasizing the universal impact of war on family and community.
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