Medea Athens Odeon Herodes

MEDEA by Euripides at the Odeon

Where: Odeon of Herodes Atticus
When: 3 October 2017
Why Go: See Euripides’ two faces of love unravel beneath the Acropolis

The infamous Medea by Euripides presents the two faces of love: one is brutal, immersed in pain and darkness; the other is dreamy, pleasurable and bathed in light. Drawing on Euripides’ play and other ancient Greek texts by Sappho, Plato, Theophrastus and others, this Greek production by the Greek Art Theatre, ‘Karolos Koun’, celebrates the joy and grief of love, while investigating how the deep, terrifying darkness of love as a brutal practice can devour beauty and nobility, leading one’s soul to absolute evil. Performing for one night only at the Odeon.


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