Updated March 13, 2020: Seattle Shakespeare Company has canceled performances due to COVID-19.
It all began when Helen of Troy was fiercely abducted, and now for seven long years the Greeks and Trojans have been at war. Warriors cynically debate over the fate of their nations with little resolution. Ensnared in the madness are the young Greek prince, Troilus, and a Trojan traitor’s daughter, Cressida. Their love is tested and exposed to the savage and corrupting influence of wartime politics.