Mostellaria college production

St. Olaf to present Latin play Mostellaria

By Margaret Wade '08
February 29, 2008

The Latin play that St. Olaf College will present this year has a plot full of elements many fun-loving young people can relate to: a house party, a frivolous use of money and a little fibbing to a parent.

The performance is part of a tradition in which once every two years, students in the classics department at St. Olaf College produce a Roman comedy written in Latin by Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254-184 B.C.). This year, they will stage Plautus' Mostellaria, which means “The Haunted House.”

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