Cry of the sirens

In mythology, the sirens were sea nymphs who lured seamen to their death with their haunting singing. In the Darrah Cloud play The Sirens, the title is perhaps ironic at best. Dealing mainly with spousal abuse, the play portrays a group of women from different socioeconomic backgrounds who, expecting the security of marriage and a relationship, are lured instead into a world of violence and death.

The play was performed in February at INTAR on New York City's Theater Row along 42nd St

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