Battlefield | Museum of Contemporary Art | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

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When: April 5-8 2017

The war is over. The Pandavas have wiped out their royal cousins, the Kauravas, and Yudisthira is the rightful king of all he surveys. Except that what he surveys is horrible to contemplate: a vulture's paradise, where mad widows root through heaps of severed body parts, trying to reassemble their husbands. Too traumatized to claim his crown, Yudisthira declares the victory a defeat. How can he rule? What is there left to rule? He'd rather live in the woods, he tells his mother, "without tears, without joy . . . wandering aimlessly, seeking neither death nor life." Continue reading >>

Price: $40

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