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MEDEA: A Tragedy of Revenge

MEDEA: A Tragedy of Revenge


SPECS

full-length play with musicl, German Expression/Film Noir adaptation of the classic texts by Euripides and Seneca

5 w, 1 m


SUMMARY

Medea: a Tragedy of Revenge tells the terrifying tale of a powerful sorceress wronged by her husband, ravaged by domesticity, and driven by revenge.

 

This adaptation combines the plot structure and theme from Seneca (Roman), the Chorus from Euripides (Greek), and the stylistic influences from German Expressionism and Film Noir.


STYLE & SUBJECT

German expressionism, Film Noir, musical, Greek tragedy

tragedy, expressionism, shadow play, Greek chorus, singing, physical, melodramatic


SUCCESSES

PRODUCTION

May 2009

MBCT; Modern But Classic Theatre

Flamboyán Theater/CSV Center (NYC)