What the Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us about the Realities of War

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The production “Theatre of War” presents ancient Greek tragedies to help veterans and their families deal with war’s aftermath. Actors like David Strathairn, Frances McDormand, Paul Giamatti, and John Turturro have performed Sophocles’ works “Ajax” and “Philoctetes,” to military and civilian audiences. The New Yorkers Robin Wright speaks with the program’s creator, Bryan Doerries.