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The Bacchae

Live, in-person theatrical production.

The Bacchae is a revenge tragedy – Dionysos, also known as Bacchus, God of Wine, Revelry and Theatre – avenges the honor of his mother, Semele. Her family did not recognize him as the fruit of her love for Zeus, nor his rank as a God. King Pentheus opposes the bacchic rites that challenge the social order he is so committed to uphold. His intransigence and pride prove to be his demise: we must honor the Gods, and remain as flexible as we can.

Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Curry Student Center, Studio Theatre

Event Type



College of Arts, Media & Design




$5 for NU students

Sponsoring Organization

Department of Theatre

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