Photos by Joanna Madloch! April 27, 2017April 27, 2017 MenelausUncategorized Teucer (Blair Ahrendt), recognizing Helen (Judy Tounsi) and being reminded of all the damage done by the Trojan War, tries to kill her on sight. Helen (Judy Tounsi, center in white) is encouraged by the women of the palace (l to r: Chyanne Santana, Gillian Vana, Elissa Ditkowsky, Blair Ahrendt, and Rajula Joshi) to ask the prophetess for the truth before despairing of her fate. Helen (Judy Tounsi) and Menelaus (Julián Morales) strategize about how to escape the Egyptian king and get back to Sparta. Elpis (Aminata Sy) reveals the disappearance of the Phantom Helen Menelaus (Julián Morales) and Helen’s Phantom (Adriana Guerrero) dance a pas-de-deux while the Chorus of Palace Women sing about the fall of Troy and the sorrows caused by the gods’ creation of the phantom (l, Blair Ahrendt; r, Elissa Ditkowsky) As her real husband Menelaus (l, Julián Morales) looks on, Helen (Judy Tounsi) deceptively plays on the affections of the Egyptian King Theoclymenus (Ryan Bogie); in the background, Elaphos (retainer of the King; Elissa Ditkowsky) watches suspiciously. King Theoclymenus (Ryan Bogie, l) enters with his Secretary Phylax (Kelvin Adjei-Adusei, r). The King’s sister, the prophetess Theonoë (Gillian Vana, c), listens to the arguments of Helen and Menelaus as they try to persuade her to keep silent about Menelaus’ arrival; in the background, women of the palace look on (Rajula Joshi, l; Blair Ahrendt, r). Polydamna, the Palace gatekeeper (Rajula Joshi), beats back Menelaus (Julián Morales) with her broomstick.