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Play (Educational Theatre)
Medea by Euripides, freely translated by Robinson Jeffers
Directed by Celeste Cahn
Production Workshop, Brown University
March 7-10, 2014
Role: Medea (lead)
Rehearsal Dates: January-March 2014
An ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BCE. The plot centers on the actions of Medea, a barbarian and the wife of Jason; she finds her position in the Greek world threatened as Jason leaves her for a Greek princess of Corinth. Medea takes vengeance on Jason by killing Jason's new wife as well as her own children with him, after which she escapes to Athens to start a new life.