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  • The Theater of War

  • What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today
  • By: Bryan Doerries
  • Narrated by: Adam Driver
  • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 430
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This compassionate, personal, and illuminating work of nonfiction draws on the author's celebrated work as a director of socially conscious theater to connect listeners with the power of an ancient artistic tradition. For years Bryan Doerries has been producing ancient tragedies for current and returned servicemen and women, addicts, tornado and hurricane victims, and a wide range of other at-risk people in society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breathtaking

  • By Emily Willis on 01-05-18

Great book with excellent narration

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Reviewed: 04-23-18

I got this book because of my interest in greek plays but I was rewarded with the sincere stories of personal pain and how greek theatre helped people deal with it. From war, to the death of someone close to dealing with the end of life, Bryan Doerries provided me with eye opening realizations. Adam Driver brought the greek tragedies to life and kept my attention throughout. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience!

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