About the Show/Event
Information for Medea at Barbican Centre, West End (Play). After involuntary confinement in a psychiatric hospital, Anna, once a successful doctor, is determined to put things right. Willing to forgive her husband's affair with a younger woman, she wants a fresh start with him and their children. But he has different plans. Sidelined and in danger of losing everything, she is driven into a corner and sees only one way out. Simon Stone rewrites Euripides's Medea as a taut, edge-of-your-seat play, finding a contemporary and relatable reality for his masterful modern-day retelling of an average family's darkest days.
Approximate runtime 80minutes (including any interval).
Age Advisory: 16+
Performers Evgenia Brendes, Fred Goessens, Aus Greidanus Jr, Marieke Heebink, Eva Heijnen, Leon Voorberg, Faas Jonkers, Poema Kitseroo.
Author Simon Stone. Company Internationaal Theater Amsterdam. Director Simon Stone. Translation Vera Hoogstad. Translation Peter Van Kraaij. Dramaturg Peter Van Kraaij. Design Bob Cousins. Lighting Bernie van Velzen. Sound Stefan Gregory. Costume An D'Huys.