Kleopatra’s Cucumber and Greek Yogurt Soup


Spartan Spanakopita

(Spinach and Feta Pie)

Trojan Toursi 

(Pickled Vegetables)


Solon’s Samali

(Syrup-drenched Semolina Cake) 

All lovingly made by

The Upstart Creatures

Woman of Troy

by Barry Levey

directed by Suzanne Agins


A comedy about the women who inadvertently wrote The Iliad.


May 19 -21, 2017

6:00 PM

with Paul Bernardo*, Carla Briscoe*, Jim deProphetis*, Emilee Dupré*, Erick González*, Carol Halstead*, Richmond Hoxie*,David Larsen*, Abby Royle*, and Joan Valentina*

stage manager: Christopher R. Munnell*
costume design: Suzanne Chesney

assistant director and technical director: Christopher Campbell Orrock

associate producer: Patrick Harnett-Marshall

Metro Baptist Church

410 West 40th Street

*Member Actors' Equity Association, Equity Approved Showcase 

Paul Bernardo. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Joan Valentina, Erick González. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

David Larsen, Carla Briscoe, Abby Royle. Photo by Suzie Agins.

Erick González, Richmond Hoxie. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Spanikopita ready to be served. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Artistic Directors Michael Barakiva and Suzanne Agins. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Jim deProphetis, Emilee Dupré, Carol Halstead. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Upstarts and audience members mingle over the entree. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Emilee Dupré, Carol Halstead, Carla Briscoe. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Emilee Dupré, Abby Royle. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Volunteer Gordon Cox prepares dessert. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Abby Royle, Carla Briscoe, Jim deProphetis, Baary. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

David Larsen, Emilee Dupré. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

Abby Royle, Carla Briscoe, Jim deProphetis, David Larsen. Photo by Shiek Mahmud-Bey.

The Upstart Creatures are: Suzanne Agins & Michael Barakiva (Artistic Directors), Stephen Bel Davies, Paul Bernardo, Ariel Neema Blake, Carla Briscoe, Aren Carpenter, Suzanne Chesney, Gisela Chípe, Curzon Dobell, Autumn Dornfeld, Emilee Dupré, Hillel Friedman (Company Manager), Callan Gies, Erick Gonzalez, Adam Grosswirth (Managing Director), Carol Halstead, Brough Hansen, Patrick Harnett-Marshall, Logan Kovach, David Larsen, Linda Larson, Abby Royle, Roya Shanks, Eugenio Vargas, Alison Walls, Jay Yriberry, Gabra Zackman (Community Partnerships Director).

PO Box 631

Midtown Station

New York, NY 10018