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A queer take on the Trojan War makes its own epic journey to the stage

Original post made on May 11, 2023

From a scrapped spring 2020 premiere, to its development online that fostered a devoted fan base, a musical about the warrior Achilles and his beloved, the prince Patroclus, makes an in-person debut with staged reading at The Pear.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 4, 2023, 12:17 PM

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Posted by Sheri
a resident of Mountain View
on May 11, 2023 at 3:22 am

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Are there plans to perform this again locally? I'm so sorry I missed it!

Posted by Jesse Hanley
a resident of Mountain View
on May 11, 2023 at 9:45 am

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As a former classics student, the relationship between Achilles and Pactroclus was primarily one of mentor and student.

Though pedistry was a common practice in ancient Greece, the actual recount of the Trojan War is far more significant than an alleged gay relationship between two warriors.

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