Playbox's Greek Odyssey opens with Medea

10/10/2019

Over the next two years Playbox Theatre explore a strand of programming inspired by Greek drama, myth, literature, art and culture. A true Greek Odyssey.

 

Opening the project is MEDEA by Euripides reimagined by Mike Bartlett.

 

Her husband gone and a future looking bleak, Medea is imprisoned in her marital home. She has left her job, can’t sleep, can’t cope. While her child plays, Medea plots her ultimate revenge.

 

Playbox give a strikingly contemporary version of Euripides’ great tragedy exploring how, in our world, our town, our neighbourhood, a woman might be driven to commit the worst possible crime.

 

The ensemble, directed by Consultant Director Stewart McGill, features 17-year-old Teagan Gough as Medea with Hayden Coward as Jason, Paige Cooper as Sarah, Eilidh Evans as Pam, Jamie Whitelaw as Andrew, Milli Sispal as Nicole, Dylan Marshall as Workman and Daniel Travis as Medea’s son Tom with Beatriz Sanchez as Kate.

 

MEDEA

 

Performances

The Dream Factory, Warwick

Thurs 7th November, 7.30pm

Fri 8th November, 7.30pm

Sat 9th November, 7.30pm

 

Tickets

 

Raked/Side Seating

Standard £18, Concession £10, Playbox Member £9

 

Bench Seating

Standard £15, Concession £9, Playbox Member £8

 

BOX OFFICE

01926 419555 or book online at www.playboxtheatre.com

 

“If there’s a god, which at the moment I doubt, I want you to curse him. If there’s any justice, I want them – both of them – in a car crash.”

 

 

About Playbox Theatre

Playbox Theatre is a professional creative organisation developing theatre for and with young people. Based at its own custom-designed complex in Warwick, it aims to develop the skills talent and confidence of young people in the performance arts through exciting and innovative methods.

 

Founded in 1986 Playbox serves young artists and audiences across the Warwickshire and West Midlands regions with training and performance studios supporting its main creative base. Playbox Theatre places at its heart young people as artists and audience.

 

The Dream Factory is a creative collaboration between Playbox Theatre, Glenn Howells Architects and Sceno-Plus (Montreal). It stands on land provided by Warwickshire County Council.

 

Playbox Theatre is a key client of Warwick District Council, providing artistic quality and experience for young people in the region.

 

 

 

Source:
Nikki Claire Cross   Playbox Theatre Ltd
Tel: 01926 419555   Email: nikki@playboxtheatre.com

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