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Miguel Drake-McLaughlin Herakles Brent Werzner as Herakles in the Aquila Theater's production of the tragedy by Euripides at the BAM Fisher Theater. Some directors seem unsure how to handle this ancient device, while others, like Desiree Sanchez, who
Richard Termine Iphigenia in Aulis Laura Hartle stars as the title character in a new version of Euripides' play, adapted and directed by Edward Einhorn, at La MaMa. Unfortunately, this is a case where the whole is less than the sum of its parts. Mr.
I was always made to feel from the textbooks how the foreigner is always viewed as something negative, something threatening, something like, 'They're coming after us and we must defeat them,'" she says. Many Greeks believe that defeating foreigners
Directed by Yukio Ninagawa; Hebrew translation by Shimon Buzaglo, at the Cameri Theater, December 29. Photo: Aviram Shahinu Sound designer Masahiro Inoue and composer Umitaro Abe take the honors in this daring, ambitious Israeli/Japanese co-
Trojan Women' to march into CLU California Lutheran University will present a contemporary adaptation of The Trojan Women by Euripides from Thurs., Nov. 8 through Sun., Nov. 18 on the Thousand Oaks campus at the Black Box Studio Theatre in the
Adam Levy and Rachael Stirling in Medea, at Citizens, Glasgow. Photograph: Manuel Harlan She enters in socks, tracksuit bottoms and faded grey T-shirt. Her blood-red hair is a shade away from the glossy surfaces of her fitted kitchen...None of this
Helen' at the Getty is One Big WTF Moment for the Annals of Classical Theatre Helen , Euripides's dark and somber exploration of the consequences of war from the perspective of a captive Helen of Troy is a beautifully moving, classical anti-war play.
Euripides meets Beckett meets The Exorcist Waiting for Orestes: Electra at King's Theatre, Edinburgh. Photograph: Eoin Carey/HO/EPA Five men, naked but for shorts and bowler hats, are wheelchair-bound like the inmates of a hospital or sanatorium.
It's no coincidence that Sondheim chose Medea for his hallmark of horror in Forum 's opening number; with the title antiheroine commiting a double filicide to avenge her husband's unfaithfulness, one would be hard-pressed to pinpoint a more tragic
Robert Day Civilised order confronts unbridled anarchy in Northampton this summer, where Laurie Sansom has had the imaginative idea of staging a trilogy dubbed Festival of Chaos. Even if I found Sansom's site-specific Euripides more unsettling than