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Shepherd's Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players present 'Electra'

ISSUED: 17 June 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
(Shepherd's Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players present 'Electra')

Shepherdstown, WV--Shepherd University's Rude Mechanicals Medieval and Renaissance Players will present Sophocles' Greek tragedy "Electra" on Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, June 30 at 3 p.m. All performances will be held in Reynolds Hall at Shepherd University.

Although written 2,500 years ago, the themes of family violence, love, and revenge in "Electra" are still relevant today. Brother and sister, Orestes and Electra, plan the murder of their mother and stepfather, who killed their father Agamemnon.

Tickets are $5 for general admission, $2 for students, and free for Shepherd students. For more information, contact Dr. Betty Ellzey at 304-876-5208 or bellzey@shepherd.edu.

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