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Medea NYC Reviews and Tickets

85%
(3 Reviews)
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Members say
Great acting, Intense, Funny, Exquisite, Great staging

About the Show

La Mama and Teatro Patologico, the Drama Academy for differently abled children, present an ancient Greek tragedy by Euripides, in which an angry betrayed wife is furious at her husband, Jason.

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Member Reviews (3)

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Great acting, Riveting, Intense

See it if you know the story of Medea but are looking for a new version of it. This show is very original in its adapatation.

Don't see it if You don't know the story or aren't a fan of experimental theatre.

85
Intelligent, spare, deep, modern, horrifying

See it if you want to see deep themes of theater, humanity, and madness played out in todays voices. A tragedy you can't look away from.

Don't see it if your stomach clenches at slow moving train wrecks. It's hard to believe and impossible to reconcile; and, yet .....

Critic Reviews (2)

October 14th, 2015

"Despite these points of presentation the sheer exertion of emotional power the performers wield in 'Medea,' and the consistently ingenious simplicity of their staging renders this evening a unique and exciting achievement."
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June 2nd, 2013

"Though not exactly seamless, the professional actors and the chorus collaborate well, with neither part seeming more or less important...Composed of disparate elements – sometimes clashing, sometimes blending beautifully – and held together by effort and passion, this production is sure to inspire mixed feelings. Yet it is motivated by the commitment and good intentions to create a compelling and truly unique piece of theatre."
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