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Plautus' Roman Comedy Poenulus

Event Detail
Date: Monday, November 20th
Time: 6:00 pm-Tuesday, November 21st 11:30 am

Come see a tale of greed, deception, abduction, and a search for freedom in scenes from Plautus' Roman comedy, Poenulus (The Puny Carthaginian). Performances will take place on Monday, November 20, at 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 21, at 11:30 a.m. in Ringer Recital Studio. The play centers around a young lover, Agorastocles, who is in love with a prostitute owned by a greedy pimp. In order to rescue the girl, Agorastocles is helped by his slave Milphio, who hatches a plot to trick the pimp. Will the lover and his slave triumph or be blocked by the pimp? Come and see!

Ringer Recital Studio
John Gruber-Miller

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