The Arctic Group's world-premiere production explores the global refugee crises through a retelling of the Greek myth of Persephone. More…
Persephone is abducted to the underworld, but the place isn't really what she expected. Meanwhile, Hades has his own problems, especially with the memory archive at capacity with all the refugees pouring into the world of the dead. Part of IRT Theater's 3B Development Series, 'Pomegrenade' examines the trauma we inflict upon ourselves and the importance of maintaining the vitality of memories.
See it if You like modern takes on myths. This is well staged and well acted.
Don't see it if you've been in a war zone or a terrorist attack. The sounds of violence and stories of suffering are all too real and hard to bear
See it if you want to support/see promising actors. If you are curious on a diff't. take on Greek characters/myths w/o the usual fancy costumes/props.
Don't see it if you like lively shows; or your Greek myths untampered. This can be challenging to finish in its 2.5 hrs of dark, slow & depressing mood.
See it if If you like some sort of Greek mythology you might enjoy this play The portrayal of Aries and Hedes was very dynamic
Don't see it if This play is confusing slow it could have been better if they hadn't had so many situations at once
See it if You are into the stories of greek mythology.
Don't see it if If you are looking for a direct storyline. It was a bit hard to follow in the beginning.
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