WEEKEND | 1:49 am | November 4, 2011 | By Jennifer Lawrence

REVIEW: “Persians” moves a bit slow

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It is easy to see why the Greek tragedy “The Persians” is not performed very often: event-wise, nothing actually happens. The play revolves around the Persian court anxiously awaiting the return of their leader, Xerxes, from the Battle of Salamis, where his impetuous orders have just caused the entire Persian army to perish at the »