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Beth Sorensen
Office of Communications
503/777-7574
beth.sorensen@reed.edu


Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound: The Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon and the Reed College Classics Department present an outdoor production of the ancient tragedy


WHAT: In a unique outdoor amphitheatre setting, the Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon and the Reed College classics department present Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound, the epic story of Prometheus’ heroic struggle against Zeus on behalf of mankind.


WHO: Directed by Keith Scales of the Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon


WHEN:
Saturday, September 18, 4 p.m.
Sunday, September 19, 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 23, noon
Friday, September 24, noon
Saturday, September 25, 4 p.m.
Sunday, September 26, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, September 29, noon
Thursday, September 30, noon
Friday, October 1, noon
Saturday, October 2, 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 3, 4 p.m.


WHERE:
Cerf Amphitheatre, Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland


COST:
$20 general, $10 senior, $10 student
Free to Reed students, staff, and faculty with a school ID
Tickets available at the door or through Fastixx, 503/224-8499


CONTACT: For more information, please visit the Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon’s website, at http://classicgreektheatre.tripod.com/ or call 503/258-9313 for more information.


Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon
Classic Greek Theatre of Oregon productions maintain the conventions of singing, dancing Choruses; period costumes based on ancient Greek vase-paintings; performances (typically eleven over a three week period) given outdoors, by daylight; original music and new English versions of the texts are created for each new production; and plays are performed in a sequence that illuminates the myths they express.

Each September, the finest professional performers and designers in the region collaborate on ancient Greek drama. Performances are given in a beautiful 600-seat amphitheatre, surrounded by trees and a lake, on the grounds of Reed College. For more information, visit
http://classicgreektheatre.tripod.com/index.htm .

Reed College
Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, is an undergraduate institution of the liberal arts and sciences dedicated to sustaining the highest intellectual standards in the country. With an enrollment of about 1,360 students, Reed ranks third in the undergraduate origins of Ph.D.s in the United States and second in the number of Rhodes Scholars from a liberal arts college (31 since 1915). For more information, visit web.reed.edu .# # #