Medea: Expect the Unexpected
The Greek tragedy Medea by the irreverent Euripides slashes across the stage with the revenge of a woman scorned, starring nationally acclaimed classical actress, Franchelle Stewart Dorn in the intimate Rollins Theater at the Long Center, Thursday-Sunday, February 18 – March 6, 2016 with a low-priced preview on Wednesday, February 17.
Based on the Greek legend: After betraying her family to get Gold Fleece for the hero, Jason. Jason brings Medea and their sons to Corinth where he unexpectedly decides to marry the princess. Chaos ensues!
Artistic Director, Ann Ciccolella said, “ This brilliant modern verse translation of a brutal story hangs on HOW the tragedy happens. We are thrilled to bring the acting power of Fran Dorn back to Austin with a cast including some of our very best actors.”
Fran Dorn as Medea; Erik Mathew as Jason; Helen Merino as Chorus; Michael Miller as King Creon; Reginald Brown as King Aigeus; Keith Paxton as The Tutor; Jamie Parker as The Messenger; Johanna Whitmore as The Nurse
The production will feature modern dance by Toni Bravo and original music by Greg Bolin.
2016/02/17 - 2016/03/06
Additional time info:
Medea will be performed without intermission.