Troilus and Cressida | Critical Review by Sandra Brooks-Dillard

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Critical Review by Sandra Brooks-Dillard

SOURCE: Brooks-Dillard, Sandra. “Smartly Staged Troilus and Cressida Disparages War.” The Denver Post (1 August 1997): F-09.

In the following review of Troilus and Cressida directed by Tom Markus for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Brooks-Dillard praises the strength of the production as a whole and also comments on the excellence of the players' performances.

Troilus and Cressida, one of Shakespeare's lesser-known plays, gets a bang-up production at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, thanks to strong staging, striking images, excellent performances and the creative vision of director Tom Markus.

As the play starts, the Greek and Trojan armies have been locked in battle for seven years, as the Greek commander seeks to avenge the kidnapping of his wife, Helen, by Paris, the son of the Trojan king.

Markus chooses to set the tale during the Civil War period, with the...

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