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Medea (Anouilh) - Full Length Play, Drama

Medea (Anouilh)

Euripides, Jean Anouilh, Luce Klein, Arthur Klein

Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 2f

Adapted from Eurpiedes's Medea into the French Médée by Jean Anouilh. Translated into English by Luce and Arthur Klein. 

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Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


Description

Full Length Play

Drama

Adaptations (Literature)

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Greek; Roman & Biblical

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Intense Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

There are many myths that tell the story of Medea. The history is that she saved her future husband while destroying her own family. Now, married to Jason, she finds that he has betrayed her love and abandoned their children. In a desperate and powerful act, she kills her own sons. Medea has haunted Western theater for 2,400 years, presenting one of the strongest female characters ever to appear on stage. 
"If you're a lover of Greek drama or Jean Anouilh, this production serves both well." - The Topeka-Capital Journal
Médée is a tragedy written by French dramatist Jean Anouilh in 1946, and directed by André Barsacq at the Théâtre de l'Atelier in Paris on March 25, 1953.
Characters

CASTING

2m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Non-Traditional casting, Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)

MEDEA
JASON
CREON
MEDEA'S NURSE
Author(s)

Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh was born in Bordeaux on June 23, 1910. After completing his early schooling, Anouilh studied law for a short time at the Sorbonne, and then worked as a copywriter at Publicité Damour. He also wrote comic scenes for the cinema. In 1929 he collaborated with Jean Aurenche on his first play, Humulus Le Muet. It was followed in the same year by Mandarine. In 1931 Anouilh married the ... view full profile

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