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The Medea of Euripides

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Members say: Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting

About the show

This new pieces explores Euripides’ ancient tale of infanticide and sexual betrayal through the lens of a true crime podcast, physical storytelling, and modern dance. More…

From the show:

 Medea and her sons are forced into banishment when her partner and lover, Jason of the Argonauts, chooses to marry the princess of Corinth behind Medea’s back. Medea becomes consumed by a fiery fury and executes an unspeakable act of vengeance to reclaim control of her life, and in her efforts to requite Jason’s betrayal, she realizes that everything they have built together must be destroyed.

Member Reviews (1)


Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting
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Edgy, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you love superlative acting and an inventive take on a classic play

Don't see it if you are afraid of heavy dramatic tragedy

February 9th, 2020
Best Bet. "Alongside a careful rendering of the original, a Greek chorus debates in two contemporary venues: a laundromat and the recording studio of a podcast…the choreography and lighting work in tandem to allow the actors to imply rather than pound many of the play's assertions."
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