Aeschylus’ Diktyoulkoi (Net Haulers)

the play
set on the island of Seriphos
with the arrival of Danaë
and her infant Perseus
Danaë’s father Acrisius
had set them adrift in a wooden chest

a fisherman nets a large object offshore
he seeks the help of Dictys
the brother of the local king Polydectes
in hauling the chest ashore
struggling
they call for more help
Silenus and his satyrs join in
and the chest is hauled on shore.

Dictys and Silenus open the chest
to discover Danaë and Perseus

Aeschylus, Net Haulers, Danae, Perseus

Location…
TBD

Collaborators…
Nathaniel Justiniano, Tonyanna Borkovi, Angrette McCloskey, Daniel Guaqueta…

Date…
TBA

Performance Duration…
approx 45min