Mary Baldwin Presents Medea: One of Western Literature’s Greatest Stories

March 17, 2009

Mary Baldwin University Theatre presents Euripides’ most famous and shocking play about desperation and betrayal,Medea.

Betrayed by the love for whom she has given up both her family and country, Medea – antiquity’s most powerful and most tragic woman – suddenly finds herself abandoned. Can she now make a most horrible choice? It is a tale for any fan of Greek Mythology and epic drama.

“I’ve always loved this play because Medea is a princess, a sorceress – a powerful woman, in one of Western literature’s greatest stories.” Terry Southerington, director.

Ticket prices are $10 per adult and $5 for students and seniors. The show runs 7:30 p.m. April 1 through April 4, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee on April 5 in at the Fletcher Collins Theater, Deming Hall, Mary Baldwin University. There will be talkbacks with the cast on Wednesday and Thursday night (April 1 & 2, 2009), hosted by the director immediately following the performance. For tickets call (540) 887-7189, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.