La MaMa and The Great Jones Repertory Company presents a contemporary reinterpretation of the relationship between Pylades and Orestes from Greek mythology. More…
A poetic, tragic meditation on democracy, consumerism, and the struggle for real social change. The rhythm and emotion of Pasolini’s text is heightened by the music and movement incorporated into this production to create a total theatre of movement, text, spectacle and music.
See it if Same cast as 2015 production in 2 day free revival at LaMaMa Great Jones. Stunning visuals as some of the cast performs naked simulated sex.
Don't see it if The Oresteia as a left-wing rant by Pasolini. Astounding athleticism by Mandic, Gutierrez and Eugene. The onstage band provides atmosphere
See it if you've got tremendous patience for indulgent, not terribly skillful avant-garde performance.
Don't see it if you like your "non-traditional" theatre performed with more skill both on and off the stage.