MSJC Lecture: The Power of Entertainment: Overt and Covert Dissent in Classical Greek Theater
Date(s) - 04/06//2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Western Science Center
Speaker: Herbert Alacorn, MSJC History Professor
Greek theater has shaped and influenced western thought for over two thousand years. Theater to the Greeks was more than just entertainment, it was social commentary. In this presentation, we will examine how classical Greek playwrights dissented from the norms of Greek society through their plays.
Time: 7:00 PM in WSC Theater; doors open at 6:30 PM – seating is limited!
Cost: Free to Members, $5.00 Students with I.D., $8.00 for Non-Members