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Medea by Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks after Euripides


THEMES: Childhood, innocence, motherhood

CHARACTER AGES: 10 - 13 & 30+

LENGTH: 1.5 Hours
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CAST SIZE: 3 - 4 Cast Members
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   PLAYWRIGHT: Kate Mulvany
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SYNOPSIS: Two young children play games to distract themselves whilst their parents have a very famous showdown. As the dispute escalates the children are drawn away from their games and enter mythology as the most tragic siblings of all time. 

"Mulvany has acute hearing and a big heart… One of the best productions of 2012." - Stage Noise, 2012. 

  "... it is our knowledge of where all this is going that makes Kate Mulvany and Anne-Louise Sarks's show so powerfully and achingly moving." - The Australian, 2012.

 PRODUCTION HISTORY: Medea premiered at the Downstairs Theatre at Belvoir on October 13, 2012. 

ISBN: 978 1 921390 69 2

Published as part of Downstairs at Belvoir alongside Food by Steve Rodgers and Old Man by Matthew Whittet 


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