Medea

Medea

Barbican Centre · 06 MAR - 09 MAR

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14 February 2019  ·  Follow on Stagedoor
“Simon Stone created a stunning show with Yerma at the Young Vic, which starred Billie Piper in the lead role. His re-imagining of Euripides’ story will have the incomparable Marrieke Heebink as a modern career woman trying to forgive her husband's affair and hoping to start afresh—but she finds herself cast aside. And if you like a deal, you can save 50% on selected tickets with the Stagedoor discount code at checkout: 82179”

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Overview

Simon Stone finds a contemporary reality for this masterful retelling of Euripides’ Medea.

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.

Marieke Heebink, seen at the Barbican in Toneelgroep’s astonishing Persona last year, won the Dutch acting award, the Theo d’Or, for her role as Medea. Coupled with incomparable performances by the ensemble, magnified at times by live video, audiences are turned into complicit witnesses.

An Australian director who reinvents classics, Stone gained five-star reviews at the Barbican for The Wild Duck in 2014 whilst his recent production of Yerma won multiple Olivier Awards.

Medea is performed in Dutch with English surtitles.

Age Recommendation: 16+

Date & time

Opening 06 Mar
Wed 6 Mar - Sat 9 Mar, 7.45pm 🔥 Save 50% on Selected Tickets 🔥 £40 tickets become £20 £35 tickets become £17.50 With promo code: 82179
Runtime: 1 hr 20 mins

Venue

Barbican Centre
Silk Street EC2Y 8DS London, UK · Get Directions
£16 - £40

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