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kAdmOs, Damned Be the Hands That Did this Thing

Y_Farber-5349_MAXIME CÔTÉ.jpgPlaywright Yael Farber says: "The Greek Tragedies have a remarkable way of showing just how far we haven't come in 4000 years."

Farber wrote and is directing a play called "kAdmOs, Damned Be the Hands That Did this Thing" at the National Theatre School.

It's an adaptation of The Theban Plays by Sophocles.

It's a play that draws heavily from current affairs and politics.

No wonder, because Yael Farber grew up in the political hotbed of South Africa in the 1980s.

Listen to her conversation with Dave:

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 "kAdmOs, Damned Be the Hands that Did this Thing" runs February 22-26 at the Ludger-Duvernay Theatre of the Monument-National, 1182 St. Laurent Boulevard, Montreal. Tickets: $9, available at the Monument-National Box Office. Call 514-871-2224.

(Photo Credit: Maxime Côté)