Play directory : Dido, Queen of Carthage

Welcome to the Mandy Crew USA Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Crew USA members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Christopher Marlowe
  • Overview
    The play is set in the aftermath of the Trojan War when Aeneas is shipwrecked on the Carthaginian shore on his way to Italy. Dido is instantly smitten with him, he seems to be in love with her, but once his ships have been repaired he leaves her in abandoned misery and she commits suicide on her own funeral pyre.