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MEDEA by Euripides Theater Performance

28/06/2019
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 MEDEA by Euripides Theater Performance 

June 28, 2019 at 9:00 pm at the Ancient Theatre

Announcement: Euripides’ tragedy "Medea" will be presented for the first time in 40 years on the stage of the Roman Theater in Plovdiv. The performance will be played only once, just like in the ancient times. Although awarded third place in the drama competitions in Athens in 431 BC, this Euripides’ play remains in the history of world art as one of the most provocative tragedies.
Can Medea take revenge on her unfaithful husband Jason? Is he guilty? Is she guilty?
The audience will have the opportunity to become involved in a true theatrical spectacle involving more than 40 actors, musicians and children. Medea, the granddaughter of Helios, the Sun God, will once again provoke the boundaries of human nature. The tragedy will begin with the last rays of sunshine and will be played in the darkness of the summer night.
The performance will have subtitles in English

Translation from Ancient Greek: Ch. Prof. Georgi Gochev, PhD and Petya Heinrich
Director: Desislava Shpatova
Composer: Assen Avramov
Stage design and costumes: Sina Gentsch, Germany 
Cast:
Medea - Snezhina Petrova
Jason - Petar Dochev
Creon - Vladimir Penev
Nurse - Stanka Kalcheva
Tutor - Ivailo Dragiev
Aegeus - Georgi Gotzin
Messenger - Almuth Gotcheff - Deutsches Theater, Berlin
Ancient choir - Asya Ivanova and students from the New Bulgarian University 

With the special participation of children from different communities in Plovdiv who have passed the trainings and the accompanying events of the Medea Project.

The project is part of the official program of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 and is realized in partnership with New Bulgarian University, Alliance for Equal Rights and Sustainability Association, Arax Foundation, Shalom Jewish Organization, Paisiy Hilendarski University of Plovdiv and Goethe-Institut Bulgarien.

  • Organizer
  • Legal Art Center Association
  • Phone
  • 0882 393867 Visit Plovdiv
  • Email
  • events@plovdiv.bg
  • Аdmission fee
  • pay
  • Тime of event
  • 21:00


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