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Theater of War: Hercules in Brooklyn
*Please Note: This program is at full capacity and we are no longer accepting reservations. All unclaimed reservations will be released approximately 5 minutes before the start of the event.
This program is free and will take place in the Grand Lobby of Central Library.
Hercules in Brooklyn is a dramatic reading of scenes from Euripides' Madness of Hercules, an ancient Greek tragedy about an unthinkable act of violence committed by an angry man with an invincible weapon. After the reading by acclaimed actors Paul Giamatti and Jeffrey Wright, as well as singer Ashanti, the panel will discuss the social impacts of gun violence.
Be a part of a powerful dialogue on violence to foster positive action.