Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6, 2013
"Medea" by Euripides at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus
The play starts at 9.00 pm
Medea’s a man! Giorgos Kimoulis returns to Epidaurus to play Euripides’ archetypal heroine in a unique production with an all-male, masked cast.
A tragedy with modernistic elements, Medea (431 BC) addresses the eternal struggle between Man and Woman as well as the clash between two cultures. A complex, alluring creature, the princess from Colchis, a foreigner in Corinth, experiences the ultimate betrayal at Jason’s hands. Medea the witch vows to take her revenge and comes up with the most inhuman punishment of all.
Starring : Giorgos Kimoulis, Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos, Tasos Nousias, Manos Vakousis, Nikolas Papagiannis, Nikos Anastasopoulos, Dimitris Papanikolaou and a 12-member Chorus.
Ticket prices :
Zone Α: 35€
Zone Β: 25€, 15€ (students)
Upper tier: 10€, 5€ (students, unemployed, people with movement difficulties)