The Balkan Women

Jules Tasca(Samuel French)

The Balkan Women Cover


4 out of 5


from 16 ratings

Something Incorrect?

Spotted something wrong or missing with this play? Let us know!


"This meditation on the horror of war set in 1990 brings the spirit of Euripides to a Serbian detention camp for Muslim women.

Men are pitted against women, Christians against Muslims, and Croats against Serbs in a drama that bares the inner conflicts that result when society is governed by illogical ethnic hatreds.

A hard-boils, devoutly Christian guard is torn by conflicting inner voices as he interrogates a prisoner and her mother about an explosion that killed sixteen of his soldiers.

The arrival of a new, wounded camp commandant triggers murder and inevitable catastrophes reminiscent of ancient tragedy."


More from Jules Tasca

You may also enjoy