Theatre@York's Dido, Queen of Carthage by Christopher Marlowe

Directed by Peter Hinton
Set Design: Katya Norton
Lighting Design: Zach Kale
Costume Design: Valerie Cameron 
Photography: Jeremy Mimnagh
Dido, Queen of Carthage is the original tragic love story with its hero Aeneas, the exiled prince of Troy, compelled by Fate to leave his beloved Dido, Queen of Carthage to fulfil a political destiny. Aeneas, the son of Venus, is one of the Trojans who escapes from the city after it is destroyed. In his exile he seeks refuge in Carthage. Learning of Aeneas’ experience and loss, Dido falls in love with him, only to be forsaken shortly after. Torn between her personal abandonment and national sacrifice, Dido performs an ultimate act of resistance.
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