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Yi So-yeon (in front) as Cassandra, embraced by Kim Kum-mi, who plays her mother, Hecuba, in Trojan Women, a play by National Theatre of Korea and Ong Keng Sen.

Trojan Women electrifies

Sep 15, 2017 5:50 AM

IN 1991, director Ong Keng Sen sent hundreds of audience members to a disused rock quarry in Bukit Timah. There, amid a large bonfire and several torches, a group of distinguished actors performed the 2,400-year-old Greek tragedy Trojan Women, against dark imposing cliffs.

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